Attack of the Crab Monsters
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A group of scientists arrive on a remote Pacific island to investigate what became of the previous team, which was sent out there as observers of American hydrogen bomb tests and disappeared without a trace. They island is uninhabited and devoid even of most animal life, except for a few land crabs. The group's arrival is marred by the death of one of the navy crewmen accompanying them, who falls into the ocean and comes up with his head taken off. Then the navy plane that carried them there is blown out of the sky before it can get airborne, leaving them stranded and unaccounted for. Led… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Smarter than you'd be right in expecting a movie called Attack of the Crab Monsters to be, and this is in part because the crabs themselves are that much smarter, too."
‑ Rob Humanick,
"... a bizarre entry in the post-atomic giant creature features with a twist of ghost story."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Parallax View
"Bear in mind we're talking about giant mutant telepathic crabs bent on world domination."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A minor cult film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A truly weird, even surreal film that offers more evidence that dehumanization -- whether by mutation, takeover, identity transference, transformation or insanity -- is Corman's great theme..."
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
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