Robot Monster (1953)
Average Rating: 3.8/10
Reviews Counted: 13
Fresh: 4 | Rotten: 9
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Critic Reviews: 2
Fresh: 0 | Rotten: 2
Average Rating: 2.7/5
User Ratings: 2,293
A young boy named Johnny (Gregory Moffett) is on a picnic with his widowed mother (Selena Royle) and sister (Claudia Barrett), when he meets a pair of archeologists (John Mylong, George Nader) exploring a nearby cave. Later, while napping, he has a dream -- that the Earth has been attacked by an alien named Ro-Man (played by George Barrows in a gorilla suit with a diving helmet), using the "calcinator death ray," and that he and his family (with Mylong and his mother now married) and scientist
Jun 25, 1953 Limited
Oct 10, 2000
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The Tru-Stereo Process (3-D) utilized here is easy on the eyes, coming across clearly at all times. To the picture's credit no 3-D gimmicks were employed.
'For the budget and for the time' said Tucker, 'I felt I had achieved greatness'.
3-D raises the rating a mini-bar...but what a George Nader classic this is!
One of the most hackneyed, and lowest-budgeted, science-fiction films ever made.
A really terrible monster movie, but a really entertaining viewing experience.
OK, it''s cheesy, it's stupid, it's cheap, it''s nearly inept, but, by golly, it's a hoot to watch.
A triumph of ineptitude, a bona fide turkey that deserves to be served up on the same table as anything by Ed Wood.
A man in a gorilla suit with a diving helmet and a bubble machine. Trash nirvana.
Audience Reviews for Robot Monster
- RoMan: Yes, great guidance.
- RoMan: First the boy, then the girl.
- RoMan: Now, I will kill you.
- RoMan: You sound like a Hu-Man, not a Ro-Man!
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