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Octaman (1971)

A team of researchers discovers a strange mutation of man and octopus who proceeds to terrorize them.

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Complete credited cast:
... Susan Lowry
... Dr. Rick Torres
... Dr. John Willard
David Essex ... The Indian
Jerome Guardino ... Johnny Caruso
Robert Warner ... Steve
Norman Fields
Jax Jason Carroll
Wally Rose
... Raul
Richard Cohen
Samuel Peloso
Read Morgan ... The Octaman (as The Octaman)
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A scientific expedition in Mexico discovers several unusual baby octopus specimens. When they capture several of the creatures their half-man/half-octopus parent appears to terrorize the hapless scientists. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Horror heap from the nuclear trash! See more »

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3 November 1971 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Oktaman - Die Bestie aus der Tiefe  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Final film of Pier Angeli. NOTE: She died of a drug overdose during shooting. See more »

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Early in the movie as the group is driving in the motor home into what appears to be Mexico, they notice a cheetah, which is only indigenous to Africa and parts of the middle east. See more »

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Featured in Fright Night (1985) See more »

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One of the most boring movies I've ever seen.
4 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

Yawn! There's almost nothing to say about his film except that it's really bad. Imagine if the makers of "Manos" The Hands of Fate remade Creature of the Black Lagoon and you have this movie in a nutshell, only this movie might be even more boring.

Most of the time they film this thing through a filter during the day for night scenes....resulting in many scenes where you can't tell what's going on, and couldn't care less. The monster, Octaman, is very stupid looking, and you can see the strings on his tentacles. There are also lots of scenes of people sitting around...and walking...and driving...and absolutely nothing happening except moments of your life that you can never get back ticking away.


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