Village of the Giants
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Based on the same H.G. Wells story as his later Food of the Gods, this silly but good-looking fantasy from Bert I. Gordon is among his more entertaining films. The young Ron Howard plays Genius, who develops a substance which causes animals to grow to monstrous size. After eight kids (led by Beau Bridges and Tisha Sterling) crash their car in the mud, they dance and get drunk, then steal some food containing the growth-gunk, causing them to attain huge physical size as well. It's up to the good teens of the town (including Tommy Kirk, Johnny Crawford from The Rifleman, and… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"I'm certainly not going to try to claim that Gordon's 1965 film is any good, but it's such a mash-up of genres.. that you'd have to be a real grouch to not find some fun in it."
‑ Sarah Boslaugh, PopMatters
"Camp fun."
‑ Brandon Judell, PopcornQ
"Oh, it's bad. It's really bad."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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