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  1. Not A Sexy Vampire's rating of the film The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

    As with any Ray Harryhaussen film, the creature is the star of the show. The dino in this film displays more character with a slight head or body movement than most of the human cast does. It's menacing but also adorable and whenever it's not on screen, we miss it. The lighthouse set piece is excellent and the rollercoaster finale (with young Lee Van Cleef!) is thrilling. Released the year before Godzilla!

  2. Genre films > French New Wave's rating of the film The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

    For a B 1950s monster movie, the characters aren't bad; it was kind of interesting that the lead is played by a Swiss guy and they made no attempt to hide his accent. It was also interesting that they focused on how sad the woman was when the scientist died. But let's not forget this is a monster movie; the animation is great and it has everything you'd want: a rampage and a great climax.

  3. FISCHER's rating of the film The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

    Le cinéaste, spécialiste des effets spéciaux et ses fabuleux monstres "gorgoniens" nous ravit toujours autant, enfants que nous sommes, enfants que nous restons... www.cinefiches.com

  4. Aardsy's rating of the film The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

    The Beast just wanted to be a Broadway showgirl.

  5. Guillermo Padilla's rating of the film The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

  6. Mohammad Aboomar's rating of the film The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

    This twist about the disease was way too much...

  7. AKFilmFan's rating of the film The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

    The story is an afterthought in this mildly-entertaining monster flick. The Harryhausen animation and thrilling climax make it all worth it though...

  8. Alexandre Ovídio's rating of the film The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

    É sempre um prazer ver as animações em stop-motion de Ray Harrihausen, que importa que pareçam tão naives e datadas? Mais confrangedor é pensar que 45 anos depois, "Godzilla", o maior blockbuster de 1998, é exactamente o mesmo filme.

  9. Cbarky99's rating of the film The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

    Any film featuring a climax that involves Lee Van Cleef a) riding a roller coaster and b) shooting a giant, plague-bearing dinosaur with a radioactive bullet deserves to be better remembered, sez I. Almost sixty years on, Harryhausen's craft holds up, making this a fun little film for a quiet October evening.