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The Cyclops (1957), starring James Craig, Gloria Talbott, Lon Chaney

The Cyclops

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In The Cyclops, Susan organizes an expedition into the wilds of Mexico to find her fiancé after a plane crash. Instead they find uranium, giant lizards, and …

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Earth vs The Spider

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Earth vs The Spider (1958) by Bert I. Gordon, starring Ed Kemmer, June Kenney, Eugene Persson

In Earth vs The Spider, teenagers from a rural community and their high school science teacher join forces to battle a giant mutant spider.

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King Dinosaur

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King Dinosaur (1955) by Bert I. Gordon

Key Dinosaur deals with a new planet appears in our solar system, within sight of Earth. This prompts a two-man, two-woman rocket flight that finds giant animals and reptiles, some reminiscent of our planet’s prehistoric monsters. A key early low budget Bert I. Gordon production with the “prehistoric monsters” played by a magnified iguana and other lizards!

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Village of the Giants

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Village of the Giants (1965) starring Tommy Kirk, Beau Bridges, Ron Howard, by Bert I. Gordon

In Village of the Giants, delinquent teenagers ingest a substance and grow thirty feet tall. They then proceed to take over a small town. And dance. A lot.

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The Food of the Gods

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The Food of the Gods (1976) by Bert I. Gordon, starring Marjoe Gortner, Ida Lupino, Ralph Meeker, Pamela Franklin

In The Food of the Gods, on a remote island a farmer discovers a strange gooey substance. It causes young animals to grow rapidly. His problems begin when the creatures get hungry – they prefer human flesh. Loosely based on H.G. Wells’ 1904 novel.

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Tormented (1960) starring Richard Carlson, Lugene Sanders, Juli Reding

In Tormented, a pianist dumped his singer girlfriend and became engaged to a young socialite from an affluent island community. A confrontation between them at the top of a lighthouse results in her falling to her death to the rocks below. The pianist tries to keep the death quiet while proceeding with the wedding plans. But the dead singer begins haunting him …

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Empire of the Ants

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Empire of the Ants (1977), starring Joan Collins, Robert Lansing by Bert I. Gordon

Review of Empire of the Ants

In short, Empire of the Ants is one of those giant monster movies that are so bad that you sit and watch it with friends, mocking it as you do. It gives the word “cheesy” a bad name.

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Attack of the Puppet People

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Attack of the Puppet People (1958) starring John Agar, June Kenney, John Hoyt – produced and directed by Bert I. Gordon

Attack of the Puppet People is a surprisingly enjoyable film by Bert I. Gordon, who lived up to his initials of B.I.G. A lonely doll maker, who can’t bear to have his friends leave him, has a very unusual way of making sure that they don’t …

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