Quatermass Experiment
Quatermass Experiment (1955)

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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

It was the enormous success of this Hammer version of Nigel Kneale's TV series which began the whole horror boom in Britain.

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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Yeah! Quatermass! Yeah!

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This shoestring budget sci-fier began the craze in Great Britain for the modern horror film.

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Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

A number of decent performances and a gritty realistic view of London makes this little sci-fi spin-off still worth a look.

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Ali Catterall

A thoughtful, hard-hitting, and bizarrely touching landmark of the sci-fi genre, endlessly referenced and recycled in subsequent film and TV.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

This film featuring the super-scientist Quatermass was Hammer's first international hit and moved the studio to do films in the sci-fi and horror genres.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

One of the few truly great sci-fi films.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Michael Gildea
The Quatermass Xperiment doesn't quite live up to all the hype as the granddaddy of Hammer Horror. Some parts were legitimately creepy (the cockpit film… More
Marcus Woolcott
Nice little British sci-fi horror.