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      Cosmic Monsters

      1958 1h 15m Sci-Fi List
      Reviews 9% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings Huge insects from Planet X invade Earth after a scientist (Forrest Tucker) blows a hole in the ozone layer. Read More Read Less

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      Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews It features a dapper alien, a crazed vagrant, a mad scientist, a UFO and giant bugs. Rated: B- Jun 1, 2017 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Monsol E A crazed scientist's experiments to change the molecular consistency of metal, by using magnets, leads to an irradiated murder-hobo, and giant bugs...because something-something ozone/cosmic rays. Oh yeah, and there's an alien guy. It's definitely a 50's monster movie...although the bugs don't come in till almost the end of the movie. They mostly used actual bugs, either with film-editing, or on tiny sets....so that's kinda neat. All in all, the movie's pretty unremarkable, but not terrible. The low run-time helped. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 10/03/23 Full Review Dave S Despite some surprisingly decent production values, solid performances, and better dialogue than you'd expect from a low-budget, 1950s sci-fi movie, Cosmic Monsters turns out to be a bit of a bore. With a threadbare plot involving magnetic fields and their impact on the ionosphere, not much really happens until the mutated monsters make an appearance. However, the special effects, which consist mostly of close-ups of scary salamanders and other garden variety type creatures, are so inadequate that the potential thrills become a major letdown. While it's not as bad of other films of its ilk, it's certainly not the kind of movie that you want to waste time seeking out. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 09/27/23 Full Review CodyZamboni Movie is plodding, talky, boring , poorly directed, with pretentious characters, and one alien, spouting gibberish. When the giant cockroaches finally show up, movie turns silly, embarrassing, with truly lame and amateurish fx. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 09/21/23 Full Review Audience Member Pretty bad British nature-gone-wild sci-fi flick. The main problem with the film is that there is way too much stiff-upper-lip talking and not enough fighting of the giant mutated insects. And even the insect fighting is pretty silly, with the special effects consisting of people running, screaming and shooting at cutaway close-up shots of insects. Not much entertainment value here, even on a camp level. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 01/31/23 Full Review Audience Member not a great british creature feature from late 50s. the set up is dull and eventuall invasion, not to mention various things throughout. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/20/23 Full Review Audience Member lame schlochy b movie drive-in ware with not scarey monsters and radiation! Rated 1 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Huge insects from Planet X invade Earth after a scientist (Forrest Tucker) blows a hole in the ozone layer.
      Director
      Gilbert Gunn
      Producer
      George Maynard
      Production Co
      Artistes Alliance Ltd.
      Genre
      Sci-Fi
      Original Language
      English
      Runtime
      1h 15m