Robot Monster
Robot Monster (1953)

Robot Monster may well be the worst science fiction film ever made (Plan 9 From Outer Space is its main competition for that dubious honor), but that doesn't mean that it isn't fun to watch. Filmed in an eye-straining 3D process,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 25, 1953
DVD Release Date: October 10, 2000
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

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.

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Steve Crum

3-D raises the rating a mini-bar...but what a George Nader classic this is!

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

OK, it''s cheesy, it's stupid, it's cheap, it''s nearly inept, but, by golly, it's a hoot to watch.

Time Out

'For the budget and for the time' said Tucker, 'I felt I had achieved greatness'.

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TV Guide

One of the most hackneyed, and lowest-budgeted, science-fiction films ever made.

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A triumph of ineptitude, a bona fide turkey that deserves to be served up on the same table as anything by Ed Wood.

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Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

All hail the Robot Monster.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

A really terrible monster movie, but a really entertaining viewing experience.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A man in a gorilla suit with a diving helmet and a bubble machine. Trash nirvana.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Not exactly an imaginative title for a movie is it, kinda sounds like they went with the first thing that sprung to mind. To top that it doesn't even mean… More
Sylvester Kuo
Pretty sure Finding Bigfoot has copied from this film or something. Infamous for constantly being nominated as one of the worst films ever made, and they are… More
Greg S
Ro-man, an emotionless alien gorilla in a diving helmet, hunts down the last surviving hu-mans on earth. It turns out it's all the dream of an eight-year… More
Anthony Valletta
Anther entry in the it's so bad, it works as a comedy genre.
Michael Gildea
I hate to say so bad it's good, but...
Christopher Brown
Watch in horror as a man in a gorilla suit wearing a fishbowl with a TV antenna terrorizes beach going teens. Very funny.