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Creature from the Black Lagoon
Creature from the Black Lagoon

Creature from the Black Lagoon 1954

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Creature from the Black Lagoon 1954 PG

79 mins USA Director. Jack Arnold

A group of scientists discover an isolated black lagoon that hosts a prehistoric, amphibious Gill-man. The creature doesn’t take kindly to being disturbed and soon takes a shine to the girlfriend of one of the scientists.

The second in a run of sci-fi/monster films from director Jack Arnold, between It Came From Outer Space (1953) and Tarantula (1955), Creature from the Black Lagoon was originally filmed in 3-D during the technique’s first boom. Many of the film’s underwater scenes bear a marked resemblance to Steven Spielberg’s work in the later aquatic adventure, Jaws (1975).

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Directed by

Jack Arnold

Featuring

Richard Carlson

Julie Adams

Richard Denning

Genres

Horror

Collection

Altered States Closed Captions

Certificate

PG Contains mild violence and threat

Released

1954

Country

USA

Language

English

Production company

Universal Pictures Company

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