X: The Unknown
X: The Unknown (1956)

X the Unknown is a well-crafted imitation of the Quatermass British sci-fi pictures of the 1950s. A group of soldiers on maneuvers in Scotland stumble across a gravel pit which emanates an unusual amount of radiation. Several deaths occur… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 5, 1956
DVD Release Date: July 26, 2004
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Despite its absurd storyline, it's a surprisingly entertaining film that won't deaden your brain cells even if it's a trashy B film sci-fier.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Fairly dreary sci-fi of the oozing monster stripe with a strong lead.

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Kevin M. Williams
How many creatures features out Scotland way? Not veddy many. Making this all the more special as Dean Jagger plays an eccentric American nuclear scientist who… More
alan jay
Alot of noise and static..and a performance by Dean Jagger as though hes' taking a stroll in the park..uninspired, not scary or frightening, just a blob of… More
Bruce Bruce
Before "The Blob" there was X-The Unknown, a creepy, scary film by Hammer, the makers of the Quatermass series. Radioactive mud rises to the surface… More
Michael Gildea
This not entirely satisfying Hammer film is pretty much solidifies the reason as to why you didn't see them making too many sci-fi movies. Dean Jagger… More