Top 20 Craziest Kaiju: Number 17

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The Crawling Eye


from The Trollenberg Terror [aka The Crawling Eye]
(UK-1958; dir. Quentin Lawrence)

Trollenberg Terror poster

“O-On a mountain, uh, dese things sometimes happen. “

Here’s one very weird entry about evil sentient telepathic fiends from space. They live in a mysterious cloud on a mountain top, re-animate the dead and make some folk attack other folk. In the end they are revealed to be giant tentacled eyeballs!

Crawling Eye creature

Crawling Eye creature 2

The end of the Trollenberg Terror

A trailer for “The Crawling Eye” (US version of The Trollenberg Terror):


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2 Responses to Top 20 Craziest Kaiju: Number 17

  1. Terry Frost says:

    Speaking of giant monsters in The Crawling Eye, the protagonist, Forrest Tucker had a reputation in Hollywood for two things a) drinking and b) having the biggest endowment in Tinseltown.

  2. Avery says:

    Did he star in ‘King Dong’??LOL!!He is a great actor though.This film is one of my favorites.I like the story,the actors,and the spfx.All around great!!

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