Beast From Haunted Cave (1959)
Release Date: Oct 1, 1959 Wide
Average Rating: 2.5/5
User Ratings: 1,885
Director Monte Hellman (who would later direct a young Jack Nicholson on two low-budget westerns) earned his low-budget wings on Filmgroup's bizarre fusion of hostage/crime thriller and big-rubber-monster flick -- a quirky juxtaposition employed to similar effect 35 years later in From Dusk Till Dawn. The story begins with a team of gold thieves hiding out in a ski resort cabin after a heist, taking two people hostage as they prepare to smuggle their loot across the Canadian border -- unaware of
Oct 1, 1959 Wide
May 29, 2001
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The contrast rests between the existentialism of Monte Hellman's direction and the satire of Charles B. Griffith's screenplay
Schlock, schlock! But one of those so-bad, it's good type.
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