Beginning of the End
Beginning of the End (1957)

Produced by Bert I. Gordon, The Beginning of the End is a menacing onslaught of giant-sized grasshoppers. Department of Agriculture functionary Dr. Ed Wainwright (Peter Graves) and photojournalist Audrey Aimes (Peggie Castle) discover that… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 25, 2003
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Sean Axmaker

Bert I Gordon, the kitsch master of nature gone giant cinema, created this bargain basement spectacle of supersized locusts eating their way through Illinois to Chicago ...

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Giant grasshoppers, Peter Graves, and Bert I. Gordon. What more can you want?

Scott Weinberg

Bad Movie Lesson #1: Bert I. Gordon. Avoid.

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Kevin M. Williams
Back in 1957 the preferred acting called for sort of a documentary style staccato monotone delivery and the cast delivers just that in this Nature Gone Wrong… More
Anthony Valletta
Um, saying its one of the better giant grasshopper movies, isn't exactly an endorsement.
Phil Hubbs
Still in the year of 1957, the year of the sci-fi thriller it seems. Its pretty clear to see that this movie came to be purely from the success of… More
Aj V
Another giant bug movie, with a few scenes very reminiscent of Them!. Gordon is my least favourite sci-fi horror director, his movies aren't so bad that… More