A small town in texas finds itself under attack from a hungry, fiftyfootlong gila monster. Beaded lizards are close relatives of gila monsters, and live mostly in mexico. The giant gila monster is a 1959 hot rodmonsterscience fiction film, directed by ray kellogg and produced by ken curtis. The giant gila monster 1959 after a couple of teenagers go missing in a small texas town, everyone assumes theyve run off to the big city. The giant gila monster in the giant gila monster is an impostor. Before long, the titular gila monster, which is just that a real gila monster is lumbering about on miniaturized sets terrorizing the community, killing at random, knocking over trains and barns, and in. But the thing which stands out the most about the giant gila monster for me, and what makes it one of my personal favorites, is the fact that the monster in the film was simply the product of abnormal natural circumstances. A giant lizard terrorizes a rural texas community and a heroic teenager attempts to. But it all comes together to make a very funny movie.
The giant gila monster is 1959 giant monster movie directed by ray kellogg as part of a doublefeature with the killer shrews in the backwoods of northern texas, in a car overlooking a ravine, a young local couple may be scheming to elope and marry when a claw pushes their car over the edge to their deaths. The giant gila monster 1959 stream and watch online. The giant gila monster may sound as if it has all the elements of a fun bad movie. No longer content to forage in the desert, the giant lizard begins chopming on motorists and train passengers before descending upon the town itself. A heavy, typically slowmoving lizard, up to 60 cm 2. This lowbudget bmovie starred don sullivan, a veteran of several low budget monster and zombie films, and lisa simone, the french contestant for miss universe of 1957, as well as comic relief shug fisher and klif disc jockey ken knox. Find release information for the giant gila monster 1959 ray kellogg on allmovie. The giant gila monster 1959 film completo sub ita by. They didnt use rear projection or blue screen or anything, just cuts from live action shots to shots of lizards walking though miniature sets. The giant gila monster was made as a double feature with the killer shrews, and if you thought the killer shrews was bad, let me assure you it was the star of the double billing. The giant gila monster was cowrote by director ray kellogg with jay simms. The giant gila monster is a campy little gem starring teen singing sensation don sullivan. The gila monster lumbers around in a set that gives us nothing that shows the creature is huge. The movie is a black and white film from 1959 that revolves around teenagers, the worlds most incompetent sheriff, and a mexican beaded lizard standing in for the giant gila monster.
The tranquility of a small texas town is ruined when an enormous lizard begins to terrorize the place. As teenage lovers pat wheeler grady vaughn and liz humphries yolanda salas are sharing a romantic evening in pat. The giant gila monster don sullivan lisa simone shug fisher 1959 when teens go missing in a small texas town, the leader of a local hot rod group teams up with the sheriff to defeat a giant lizard roaming the desert. Oct 29, 2012 the giant gila monster has just about everything you could want in a bad movie. The giant gila monster horror movie 1959 widescreen, complete. But, when their bodies are found in a nearby creek. Before long, the titular gila monster, which is just that a real gila monster is lumbering about on miniaturized sets terrorizing the community, killing at random. Later that night, chace winstead don sullivan and the other kids at the local soda shoppe start to wonder why pat and liz havent shown. The movie is a black and white film from 1959 that revolves around teenagers, the worlds most.
A giant lizard terrorizes a rural texas community with a heroic teenager attempting. At first, the adults dismiss the kids hysterics as nonsense. He just shows up in a desert town one day, looking for people to eat and cars to wreck. It features the typical low budget special effects, barren sets, and corny dialog that you would expect from a movie of this type. Theres bad acting, bad script, bad effects, even bad musical numbers. The giant gila monster does have some of the naive charm of a regional effort like the original the blob, yet it was made by pros on vacation and might not be a good example of a regional film. As the film opens, a young couple, pat grady vaughn and liz yolanda salas are smoochin in their hot rod when it is overturned by a, you guessed it, giant gila monster. Soon the lizard is terrorizing the town, and only chase can stop it before its too late. The giant gila monster full movie 720p 1959 youtube. The gila monster in the movie is supposed to be thirty feet long and bigger than a car. The enemy below here is one of the best war movies ever.
The roadster that chase winslow don sullivan drives in the movie was nhra nationals bsr winner from texas. In the giant gila monster, most of the plot is given over to a group of hotrod. The giant gila monster 1959 film completo sub ita by cinema zoo. Theyre a little more black and a little less pink than gila monsters. May 25, 2004 the giant gila monster in the giant gila monster is an impostor.
The monster of piedras blancas 1959 vostfr film complet by one night at the drivein a monster that has been being fed by an old hermit for years starts killing off villagersfor no apparent reasonuntil a secret is discovered. In the giant gila monster, most of the plot is given over to a group of hotrod enthusiasts, headed by niceguy chace winstead don sullivan, who sometimes breaks into song. This and the killer shrews were the start of jays writing career and the end of ray kelloggs. Oct 10, 2010 another vote for the giant gila monster. Only chase winstead, a quickthinking mechanic, can save the town from being wiped out. The bulk of the film revolves around the sheriff and his peculiar codependency with a teenage tow truck driver. The bulk of the film revolves around the sheriff and his peculiar co.
The film influenced many giantmonster films in its wake, including many produced in japan, starting with the adaptation king. Motion pictures the giant gila monster 1959 discussion in the hokey ass message board started by hemi32, oct 10, 2010. When teenagers start disappearing from lovers lane, a toughtalking sheriff and teen hotrodder from an unlikely alliance to find the missing youths. With don sullivan, fred graham, lisa simone, shug fisher. This fact is obvious, the film showcasing the limitations of. Sullivan, the leader of a local hot rod group, agrees to help the sheriff, and together they discover evidence of a giant lizard roaming the desert. What they discover is a mutant gila monster large enough to destroy the whole town. Unfortunately the movie is a real drag no pun intended as it focuses too heavily on. The giant gila monster 1959 film completo download. The giant gila monster is a 1959 science fiction movie directed by ray kellogg. The giant gila monster horror movie 1959 widescreen. A monstrous poisonous reptile slithers from the depth of the midwest outback and it wreaks death and destruction on civilization.
This film reeks with camp, so downloaddelete it, youll really lovehate it. The giant gila monster 1959 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. As an offering on amcs friday fright night, this film hardly qualified, other than. The giant gila monster 1959 yolanda salas and grady vaughn in the giant. I think it would have fared better from either sticking to the formula, or coming up with an even more ridiculous plot like chase engaging in a drag race with the gila monster in order to win the survival of his friends.
I dont recall the owners name, but there was a write up in national dragster about ten years ago about the car. When the giant gila monster attacks, you are so frighteneddisgusted you cant help yourself. Scarica the giant gila monster guarda the giant gila monster. The giant gila monster may, on the surface, appear to be a very typical 50s drivein monster flick, and in many ways it is. Don sullivan, who through this movie rose from nothing to complete obscurity. The monster of piedras blancas 1959 horror, scifi full length film duration. A giant lizard terrorizes a rural texas community with a heroic teenager attempting to destroy the creature. The giant gila monster 1959 film complet en francais. Released 1959, the giant gila monster stars donsullivan, lisasimone, shugfisher, jerrycortwright the movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 14 min, and received a score of out of 100 on metacritic. A teenage hot rodder don sullivan and his buddies meet a large lizard that devours trees. As teenage lovers pat wheeler grady vaughn and liz humphries yolanda salas. The movie is a black and white film from 1959 that revolves around teenagers, the worlds. As the opening narration says, how large the dreaded gila monster grows, no man can say.
Typically the origins of these monsters are rooted in some manmade mistake, such as a scientific experiment gone wrong. This is an alphabetical list of films featuring giant monsters, known in japan as kaiju. The giant gila monster 1959film completo download film. The giant gila monster horror movie 1959 widescreen, complete movie vigilante. The thursday horror picture show will screen the giant gila monster thursday, july 18, at 8 p.
One of the first films involving giant monsters was the 1933 classic king kong, as developments in cinema and animation enabled the creation of realistic giant creatures. Mar 07, 2017 the giant gila monster tries to put a twist on the usual monster flick by mixing creature feature and teen hot rod film. The giant gila monster 1959 ray kellogg releases allmovie. The giant gila monster 1959 the movie database tmdb.
He was a respected and award winning special effects artist in his time. Cline set decoration louise caldwell special effects ralph hammeras film editor aaron stell original music jack marshall, don sullivan. The giant gila monster 1959 film june 4, 2017 after a couple of teenagers go missing in a small texas town, everyone assumes theyve run off to the big city. A giant lizard terrorizes a rural texas community and a heroic teenager attempts to destroy the creature. Don sullivan, lisa simone, shug fisher, jerry cortwright, beverly thurman, don flourney, pat simmons, fred graham 1959, 74 minutes, directed by. The giant gila monster film the giant gila monster 25 june 1959. I found myself hypnotizeddistracted as the monster came sneaking up behind its first victims it weighs about 23 tons, so its nice and quiet. The gila monster in this film is no more than your average beaded lizard, filmed to look larger than it is. By small town, i mean miniature houses, barns and cars. The giant gila monster was directed by ray kellogg. Jun 04, 2017 the giant gila monster 1959 film june 4, 2017 after a couple of teenagers go missing in a small texas town, everyone assumes theyve run off to the big city. After a couple of teenagers go missing in a small texas town, everyone assumes theyve run off to the big city.128 1443 732 836 832 603 1006 345 1427 439 1071 902 230 337 1429 1279 1203 918 800 1431 697 1012 637 255 1562 1518 223 358 891 179 1106 541 768 1435 1394 1003 323 239 1078 292 210 955 202 829 200