Mystery on Monster Island

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Mystery on Monster Island (Misterio en la isla de los monstruos) (1981, Spain) is an Action/Adventure-Sci-Fi-Comedy-Horror-Genre Mix Em Up film directed by Juan Piquer Simón.


Main Details

  • Released on April 3, 1981
  • Color
  • Running time: 100 minutes
  • Production Co.: Almena Films | F. Ariza | Fort Films
  • Directed by Juan Piquer Simón
  • Written by Ron Gantman, Joaquín Grau, Juan Piquer Simón, from Jules Verne's novel
  • Starring: Terence Stamp, Peter Cushing, Ian Sera

Plot Summary

  • A young European boy living in San Francisco is reluctant to marry his long-term girlfriend because he wants to travel around the world first. His wealthy uncle agrees to send him on a global expedition aboard his ship, but en route the boy and his traveling companion are shipwrecked on a remote island, populated by countless prehistoric creatures as well as gold-hunting bandits.


  • On an island forgotten by time, perilous adventure awaits!
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