Creature from the Black Lagoon Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 4469

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 69

Theatrical Release Date: 03/05/1954

Language: English

Genre: Adventure, Horror

MPAA Rating: G

Director: Jack Arnold

Actors: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno, Nestor Paiva, Bernie Gozier

Plot: An Amazon River expedition uncovers an ancient Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. They capture the creature, but it breaks free - kidnapping a woman from camp, with whom he has fallen in love with. -- Chris Kavan

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SmokeScreener - wrote on 02/25/2009

"Creature from the Black Lagoon" is an interesting movie about man's relationship with the planet. The underwater photography and special effects are nothing spectacular by today's standards, until you consider that special underwater cameras were invented just make the film.

The film involves a archeological expedition that quickly changes when the scientific team discovers a living, breathing fish-man... an evolutionary dead-end that has survived in isolation for millions of years. The main conflict is between two scientists, one who wants to study the creature in its natural habitat, the other who wants to kill and display the creature for monetary rewards.

I have seen this movie three times over the last 25 years. Most recently I watched it with my children to show them the …

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