Village of the Giants

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"All the kids grow 10 feet tall... and TAKE OVER!"
  • NR
  • 1965
  • 1 hr 21 min
  • 3.7  (2,646)

Village of the Giants is a science fiction comedy from 1965, directed by Bert I. Gordon. The movie is based on a novel called The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth by H.G. Wells. The plot follows a group of teenagers who discover a mysterious substance that makes them grow in size. After enlarging themselves to giant proportions, they take over a small town in California and wreak havoc on the inhabitants. Their leader is a troublemaker named Fred, played by Beau Bridges.

Meanwhile, two local boys, Mike and Nancy, played by Tommy Kirk and Charla Doherty, team up with a group of adults to try to stop the giant teens from taking over completely. One of the adults is a rock musician named Merlin (played by Johnny Crawford), who helps to fight the giant teens with his music.

The special effects in Village of the Giants are a mix of practical and visual effects, with the giant teens being portrayed by actors on scaled-up sets. The movie also features several musical performances by Beau Bridges and Johnny Crawford.

Overall, Village of the Giants is a fun and lighthearted movie that combines science fiction and comedy in an entertaining way. While it may not be the most sophisticated or groundbreaking film, it is a classic example of the B-movie genre and is sure to bring a smile to anyone's face.

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    3.7  (2,646)