The Crawling Eye (The Trollenberg Terror)
The Crawling Eye (The Trollenberg Terror) (1958)

The Trollenberg Terror was adapted for the screen by Jimmy Sangster from the popular BBC TV serial by Peter Key. At the remote Alpine village of Trollenberg, someone or something is killing off mountain climbers. The culprits turn out to be… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 31, 1958
DVD Release Date: March 29, 2005
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ian Berriman
SFX Magazine

Although hampered by a low budget and some laughable model work, The Trollenberg Terror certainly has its moments.

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Scott Weinberg

Perhaps "fun kitsch nostalgia" bad - but nowhere near good.

Mark Bourne

The Crawling Eye (1958) is a bad movie -- but it's the good kind of bad, with not a mean-spirited bone in its gelatinous, pimple-shaped, tentacled, one-eyed body.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The Crawling Eye may be a good film to see on late night cable TV while you are hoisting a few at the bar.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Arctic build-up to laughable eye finale is overall time waster

Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
There's not much you can do when crazy eye aliens attack I guess, but the whole story is kinda stupid. It could have been better.
Sylvester Kuo
A group individuals arrived at a snow mountain village where the mountainers began to die from decapitation, one telepathic girl suggested that something… More
alan jay
Cheesy and some laughable acting in this 1958 horror movie. I wanted to watch this more for my interest in Janet Munro, who was terrific in the early 60's… More