The Bride and the Beast (1958)




Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.


Want to See

Not Interested

Add Rating
My Rating    

The Bride and the Beast Photos

Movie Info

This odd drama offers a new twist to the fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast." A new bride finds herself at first appalled and then intrigued by the gorilla her new husband keeps in a cage. She finds herself inexplicably attracted to the large primate. She undergoes hypnosis and discovers that she was, in a past life, a gorilla herself. She and her husband, a big game hunter, go on an African safari. There she is abducted by a gorilla who carries her off into the jungle. The film is also known as "Queen of the Gorillas."

Watch it now


Charlotte Austin
as Laura Carson Fuller
Lance Fuller
as Dan Fuller
Johnny Roth
as Taro, Houseboy-Guide
Steve Calvert
as Gorillas (uncredited)
William Justine
as Dr. Reiner
Gilbert Frye
as Capt. Cameron
Slick Slavin
as Soldier
Jean Ann Lewis
as Stewardess
View All

Critic Reviews for The Bride and the Beast

All Critics (3)

It's unmistakably Wood's project, and a must-see for his fans.

Apr 26, 2007 | Full Review…

Hot monkey love (in a G-rated setting, of course)!

May 24, 2005 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Bride and the Beast

There are no featured reviews for The Bride and the Beast at this time.

The Bride and the Beast Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features