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Fly, The (1958) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

4312

Avg. Rating:

2.65/4

# of Ratings:

61

Genres:

Drama, Horror

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

07/16/1958

Director:

Kurt Neumann

Actors:

David Hedison
Patricia Owens
Vincent Price
Herbert Marshall
Kathleen Freeman
Betty Lou Gerson

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

The plot involves a scientist who is working on a a method of instantly transporting people across space. When he chooses to conduct his first human test on himself, there is literally a fly in the ointment. The transporter mixes up the scientist and a fly that is stowing away in the chamber, creating a monster mash-up: a human with the head and arm of a fly and a fly with the head and arm of a human! Can either survive without the other? Can the scientist find the fly in time to correct the error? -- SmokeScreener

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Snoogans 04/30/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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A smarter monster flick from the 50's. There are some good ideas and it doesn't fall on too many monster movie conventions. It also has one great scene with a spider and a memorable Vincent Price performance.

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02/25/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Try "The Fly"

I watched "The Fly" with my kids as part of a project to prepare for the upcoming DreamWorks animated film "Monsters v Aliens".

"The Fly" is one of those classic B-movies from the 1950s. I had seen bits and pieces over the years, but I had never seen the entire movie. The plot involves a scientist who is working on a a method of instantly transporting people across space. When he chooses to conduct his first human test on himself, there is literally a fly in the ointment. The transporter mixes up the scientist and a fly that is stowing away in the chamber, creating a monster mash-up... a human with the head and arm of a fly and a fly with the head and arm of a human! Can either survive without the other? Can the scientist find the fly in time to correct the error? This is the te...

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