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The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms(1953)

Also Known As: The Monster from Beneath the Sea |

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Brief Synopsis

Nuclear tests set a dormant prehistoric monster on a path of destruction.

Cast & Crew

Eugene Lourié Director
Paul Christian Prof. Tom Nesbitt
Paula Raymond Lee Hunter
Cecil Kellaway Prof. Thurgood Elson
Kenneth Tobey Col. Jack Evans
Donald Woods Capt. Phil Jackson
Lee Van Cleef Corp. Stone, sharpshooter
Steve Brodie Sgt. Loomis
Ross Elliott Prof. George Ritchie
Jack Pennick George LeMay
Ray Hyke Sgt. Willistead
Mary Hill Nesbitt's secretary
Michael Fox Emergency hospital doctor

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  EB; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Mutual Productions, Inc., Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  80 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Bizarre

    Joseph 2013-06-01

    Another bizarre film. poor acting and a lot of poor dialogue with A DINOSAUR RUNNING AROUND NEW YORK CITY. NOT A CLASSIC BY ANY MEANS..... MORE>

  • Atomic Age Poetry

    Robert Nutt 2012-08-30

    I remember seeing "Beast" on channel 9 out of New York for days on end in the early 60's. Naturally, I could never get enough of watching... MORE>

  • Fantastic Story !Fantastic Special Effects !

    nshepard 2011-06-23

    When it comes to stop motion animation, no one does it better than Ray Harryhausen. In this Creature Feature , Harryhausen displays his great skills at... MORE>