Gorgo (1961)

When Gorgo, a huge prehistoric sea creature, is captured and exhibited in London by money-hungry businessmen, his enormous mother comes looking for him, leaving death and destruction in her wake.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1961
DVD Release Date: September 26, 2000
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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Women are absent from 'Gorgo' because the title beast proves to be the biggest mother of them all, literally. The entire movie is constructed around a feminine presence that is destructive and wrathful but also righteous.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Okay giant monster flick

Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Godzilla knockoff flattens England.

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Randy Tippy
Britain's answer to Godzilla. Should have been titled "Gorgo's Mother" because it's his mum who actually wreaks the most havoc.
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In the mid-twentieth century, Britain was experiencing unprecedented levels of immigration, mainly as a result of it's colonial past. Many of these… More