Robot Monster
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A young boy named Johnny (Gregory Moffett) is on a picnic with his widowed mother (Selena Royle) and sister (Claudia Barrett), when he meets a pair of archeologists (John Mylong, George Nader) exploring a nearby cave. Later, while napping, he has a dream -- that the Earth has been attacked by an alien named Ro-Man (played by George Barrows in a gorilla suit with a diving helmet), using the "calcinator death ray," and that he and his family (with Mylong and his mother now married) and scientist Nader are the only survivors. They try to elude capture by Ro-Man, who turns out to have… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 31%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The Tru-Stereo Process (3-D) utilized here is easy on the eyes, coming across clearly at all times. To the picture's credit no 3-D gimmicks were employed."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"3-D raises the rating a mini-bar...but what a George Nader classic this is!"
‑ Steve Crum,
"OK, it''s cheesy, it's stupid, it's cheap, it''s nearly inept, but, by golly, it's a hoot to watch."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Always gets unintended laughs from audiences"
‑ Shane Burridge,
"'For the budget and for the time' said Tucker, 'I felt I had achieved greatness'."
‑ , Time Out
"One of the most hackneyed, and lowest-budgeted, science-fiction films ever made."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"A triumph of ineptitude, a bona fide turkey that deserves to be served up on the same table as anything by Ed Wood."
‑ , Film4
"All hail the Robot Monster."
‑ Rob Humanick, Projection Booth
"A really terrible monster movie, but a really entertaining viewing experience."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"A man in a gorilla suit with a diving helmet and a bubble machine. Trash nirvana."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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