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Monster from a Prehistoric Planet ( Daikyojű Gappa ) (1967) Movie Information

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Horror, Sci-Fi






Haruyasu Noguchi


Tamio Kawaji
Y˘ko Yamamoto
Yuji Okada
Koji Wada
Tatsuya Fuji
Keisuke Inoue





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Japanese scientists find a large egg in an African cave, protected by a young boy. After taking the egg and boy, the scientists make several discoveries until it hatches a large dinosaur-like creature. Putting it on display in a zoo, soon its parents come looking for it, laying waste to all in their path. -- Tino

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Gappa: The Trifibian Terror

Gappa: The Trifibian Terror (or) Monster from a Prehistoric Planet.
This is a seriously strange little film. Although, I love it. I absolutely love it. It's my guilty pleasure, a film so amazingly bad, yet so brilliant, it defies space and time, transcends the planetary spheres to become something brilliant! Crappily acted, directed and shot so bizarrely mediorce in its camerawork, yet indescribably compelling.
The film is about some sociologists (I think) who go to some forgotten island and talk with the natives who worship and fear Gappa. An earthquake uncovers a cavern behind a satue of a beast, they go in and find a giant egg. And for some nameless reason, they take it back to Japan and it hatches into a baby Gappa. But of course the parents, yes there's two of them, come back to cl...

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