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Behemoth the Sea Monster 1958 PG

80 mins United Kingdom Director. Eugène Lourié

Nuclear testing has resulted in the re-emergence of a prehistoric sea creature off the Cornish coast, and it’s not long before the radiation-spouting behemoth is off up the Thames to wreak havoc in London.

Britain’s answer to Japan’s Gojira and America’s The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms is an enormously enjoyable monster movie, offering the chance to witness the flattening of London and iconic structures such as London Bridge. And despite its undoubted B-movie status, the Behemoth itself is designed by no less illustrious a figure than Willis O’Brien – technician behind the original King Kong.

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Directed by

Eugène Lourié

Featuring

Gene Evans

André Morell

Leigh Madison

John Turner

Genres

Horror Science Fiction

Collection

Altered States

Certificate

PG

Released

1958

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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