Behemoth, the Sea Monster
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A perennial of the "Shock Theatre" TV circuit of the 1950s, The British The Giant Behemoth owes a great deal to the earlier American sci-fier The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms. A Cornish fisherman is found covered with what looks like radiation burns. Before he dies, the fisherman utters the word "behemoth," citing a monster alluded to in the Bible. It isn't long before England is besieged by a dinosaur-like monstrosity, evidently the by-product of atomic fallout. Only a high-powered torpedo stands between the Giant Behemoth and the helpless British citizenry. The… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

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"There are fine special effects courtesy of Willis O'Brien, the King Kong creator ... ."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Behemoth is, if not a great film, then a solid one, clever and smart in the right places."
‑ David Cornelius,
"Lurches forward in fits and spurts, only truly coming alive during a brief rampage sequence through London."
‑ Rob Humanick,
"At least the Japanese know that for good value for your admittance ticket your giant monster has to demolish at least one well-known landmark!"
‑ James O'Ehley, Sci-Fi Movie Page
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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