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Mystery on Monster Island (1981)

Misterio en la isla de los monstruos (original title)
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 ... See full summary »

Director:

Juan Piquer Simón (as J. Piquer Simon)

Writers:

Ron Gantman (as R. Gantman), Joaquín Grau (as J. Grau) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Terence Stamp ... Taskinar / Skinner
Peter Cushing ... William T. Kolderup
Ian Sera ... Jeff Morgan
David Hatton ... Professor Thomas Artelect
Gasphar Ipua Gasphar Ipua ... Carefinatu
Blanca Estrada Blanca Estrada ... Dominique Blanchard
Ana Obregón ... Meg Hollaney / Meg Calderón
Frank Braña ... Birling
Paul Naschy ... Flynt
Gérard Tichy ... Capt. Turkott
Manuel Pereiro
Daniel Martín
Luis Barboo
Jorge Bosso Jorge Bosso ... (as George Bosso)
Ioshio Murakami Ioshio Murakami ... The Chinaman
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Storyline

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 travelling companion are shipwrecked on a remote island, populated by countless prehistoric creatures as well as gold-hunting bandits. Written by Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>

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On an island forgotten by time, perilous adventure awaits!


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

Spain

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

3 April 1981 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Mystery on Monster Island See more »

Filming Locations:

Canary Islands, Spain See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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James Stewart was originally considered for the role Peter Cushing plays in the movie. See more »

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This is my new 'worst ever' movie.
30 November 2003 | by RedilsSee all my reviews

This wasn't smart enough to be considered campy or tongue-in-cheek. Although, come to think of it, it did have every cliche of bad monster/castaway/uncharted island movies. I suppose that's an accomplishment.


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