Attack of the 50 Foot Woman


Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

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Attack of the 50 Foot Woman may well be one of the worst science-fiction films of all time, but that's not to say that it isn't thoroughly enjoyable. Allison Hayes achieved screen immortality as Nancy Archer, the wealthy, dipsomaniac wife of shameless philanderer Harry Archer (William Hudson). When she witnesses the crash landing of a alien spaceship -- whose occupant is a 30-foot giant, dressed in the manner of a medieval Frenchmen! -- Nancy goes to the local sheriff (George Douglas) with her story, only to be laughed off as a drunken crank. Even the local TV anchorman makes cruel fun of Nancy on his nightly newscast. Meanwhile, hubby Harry is making whoopee at a roadhouse with his latest tootsie, Honey Parker (Yvette Vickers). Not long afterward, Nancy, who's been exposed to the radiation of the spaceship, begins to feel queasy. Within a few days, she has grown to the height of 50 feet and is lumbering around the countryside clad only in a gigantic towel, smashing houses and trees in search of her faithless husband ("HARRY-HARRY!!!") Hilarious in its ineptitude (the special effects are particularly shoddy), Attack of the 50 Foot Woman is impossible to dislike, which cannot be said of its slicker but less entertaining 1993 cable-TV remake (with Darryl Hannah in the title role). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Allison Hayes
as Nancy Fowler
William Hudson
as Harry Archer
Yvette Vickers
as Honey Parker
Roy Gordon
as Dr. Isaac Cushing
George Douglas
as Sheriff Dubbitt
Ken Terrell
as Jessup Stout
Otto Waldis
as Dr. Von Loeb
Mike Ross
as Tony (& Space Giant)
Frank Chase
as Charlie
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Critic Reviews for Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

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Audience Reviews for Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

  • Dec 09, 2011
    Daryl Hannah. I don't know what else needs to be said. It's a B-movie all the way. Simple story, cheesy acting, and... Daryl Hannah. You'll forget about the plot before the movie's even over, but it will reinforce that Daryl Hannah is one of the most beautiful women to ever grace the screen.
    Jason C Super Reviewer
  • Dec 08, 2009
    This was extremely funny Movie but easily forgetable.
    Wahida K Super Reviewer
  • Aug 19, 2007
    Was a very strange idea and weird!
    Alexander C Super Reviewer
  • Apr 14, 2007
    The effects looks okay, but I believe this arch remake of one of cinema's all-time turkeys. It's hard to decide whether title character Daryl Hannah is less interesting before and after her transformation.
    Dean M Super Reviewer

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