The Black Scorpion
The Black Scorpion (1957)

Filmed in Mexico, The Black Scorpion was the last theatrical feature to bear the imprimatur of special-effects maven Willis O'Brien. Allegedly an outgrowth of a ten-minute "test" film, the story is set in motion by a volcanic… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 11, 1957
DVD Release Date: October 21, 2003
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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Arriving at the (stinger-equipped) tail end of the Cold War-inspired cycle of films about apocalyptic arthropods, 'The Black Scorpion' benefits from its spectacular monsters.

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Mark Bourne
DVDJournal.com

...a drive-in programmer that's run-of-the-mill even by period B-flick standards.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This is a staid, low-budget, B-film sci-fi'er about giant scorpions that come out of a volcano in a remote part of Mexico ...

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Phil Hubbs
Yep still in 1957, this time there's a Mexican collaboration so...well basically its set in Mexico, its a Mexican giant bug movie. This time as you may… More
Sylvester Kuo
A standard B-movie about gigantic scorpions terrorising Mexico City. I like the effort they put in the stop motion sequence but it was still as flimsy as a… More