The Amazing Colossal Man

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The Amazing Colossal Man (1957, USA) is a Science Fiction film directed by Bert I. Gordon. It is followed by War of the Colossal Beast.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1957 | B & W
  • Running Time: 80 Min.
  • Production Co: Malibu Productions
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1957) (USA) (theatrical) | Astral Films (1957) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Bert I. Gordon
  • Written by Mark Hanna, Bert I. Gordon, George Worthing Yates
  • Starring Glenn Langan, Cathy Downs, William Hudson, Larry Thor, James Seay
  • Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff, Bert I. Gordon, James H. Nicholson
  • Original Music by Albert Glasser
  • Cinematography by Joseph F. Biroc
  • Film Editing by Ronald Sinclair

Also Known As

  • El Asombro hombre creciente (Spain) | Le Fantastique homme colosse (France) | El Gigante ataca (Spain) | I Giganti invadono la Terra (Italy) | Der Koloss (Germany) | Monstret från Nevada (Sweden) | The Amazing Nth Man (USA) (working title) | Zdumiewajaco kolosalny czlowiek (Poland)


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The Amazing Colossal Man is a 1957 black-and-white science fiction film, directed by Bert I. Gordon and starring Glenn Langan. The film revolves around a 60 foot mutant man produced as the result of an atomic accident. Distributed by American International Pictures (AIP) at the top of a program double-bill with The Cat Girl, the film was followed by a sequel, War of the Colossal Beast, which appeared in 1958.

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