Beast From Haunted Cave
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Beast From Haunted Cave
Director Monte Hellman (who would later direct a young Jack Nicholson on two low-budget westerns) earned his low-budget wings on Filmgroup's bizarre fusion of hostage/crime thriller and big-rubber-monster flick -- a quirky juxtaposition employed to similar effect 35 years later in From Dusk Till Dawn. The story begins with a team of gold thieves hiding out in a ski resort cabin after a heist, taking two people hostage as they prepare to smuggle their loot across the Canadian border -- unaware of the giant, icky-looking spider-monster lurking in a nearby cave, which preys on anyone unlucky… More
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"The contrast rests between the existentialism of Monte Hellman's direction and the satire of Charles B. Griffith's screenplay"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Schlock, schlock! But one of those so-bad, it's good type."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"This one had about as much chance of succeeding as a snowball in hell."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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