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The Monster that Challenged the World

The Monster that Challenged the World(1957)

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Brief Synopsis

An earthquake unleashes a horde of giant prehistoric monsters.

Cast & Crew

Arnold Laven Director
Tim Holt Lt. Cmdr. John "Twill" Twillinger
Audrey Dalton Gail MacKenzie
Hans Conried Dr. Jess Rogers
Barbara Darrow Jody Sims
Casey Adams Tad Johns
Harlan Warde Lt. Bob "Clem" Clemens
Gordon Jones Josh Peters
Mimi Gibson Sandy MacKenzie
Marjorie Stapp Connie Blake
Jody McCrea Seaman Fred Johnson
Dennis McCarthy George Blake
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  San Francisco opening: 14 Jun 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  EB; AFI Library; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Recording) Production Co:  Gramercy Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  83-84 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Always enjoy it

    Bill 2013-04-27

    This movie was like 20 or more of the era. Far from a masterpiece, and even humorous at times. I still love these old 50s b&ws. MORE>

  • Enjoyable Monster Movie

    GypsyPi3000 2013-04-27

    I really enjoyed watching this movie. While not necessarily scary, I did find it fun because of my sense of humor. MORE>

  • The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)

    Anonomyous 2013-01-14

    Here's another classic sci-fi movie that but most film critics say it's not good. The opening title sequence is definitely near the top of the... MORE>