Scientists drug and capture the creature, who becomes enamored with the head scientist's female assistant (Julie Adams). The lonely creature, "a living amphibious missing link," escapes and kidnaps the object of his affection. Chief scientist (Richard Carlson) then launches a crusade to rescue his assistant and cast the ominous creature back to the depths from where he came. Well-acted and directed, and with Bud Westmore's brilliantly designed monster, Creature From The Black Lagoon remains an enduring tribute to the imaginative genius of its Hollywood creators.

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Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

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Horror/Classic/Suspense/Thriller/Science-Fiction · 1h 19m · 3/5/1954

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Creature from a million years ago!... every man his mortal enemy... and a woman's beauty his prey!

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Scientists drug and capture the creature, who becomes enamored with the head scientist's female assistant (Julie Adams). The lonely creature, "a living amphibious missing link," escapes and kidnaps the object of his affection. Chief scientist (Richard Carlson) then launches a crusade to rescue his assistant and cast the ominous creature back to the depths from where he came. Well-acted and directed, and with Bud Westmore's brilliantly designed monster, Creature From The Black Lagoon remains an enduring tribute to the imaginative genius of its Hollywood creators.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Universal International Pictures (UI)

Revenue

$1,300,000
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Creature from the Black Lagoon

Cast
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Richard Carlson

Dr. David Reed
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Julie Adams

Kay Lawrence (as Julia Adams)
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Richard Denning

Dr. Mark Williams
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Antonio Moreno

Dr. Carl Maia
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Nestor Paiva

Captain Lucas
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Whit Bissell

Dr. Edwin Thompson
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Bernie Gozier

Zee
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Henry A. Escalante

Chico (as Henry Escalante)
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Ricou Browning

The Gill Man (In Water) (uncredited)
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Ben Chapman

The Gill Man (On Land) (uncredited)
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Art Gilmore

Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
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Perry Lopez

Tomas (uncredited)
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Sydney Mason

Dr. Matos (uncredited)
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Rodd Redwing

Luis (uncredited)
Crew
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Jack Arnold

Director
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Harry Essex

Writer
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Arthur A. Ross

Writer
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Maurice Zimm

Writer
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William Alland

Writer
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