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A space probe is infiltrated by alien beings and then crashes on a remote Pacific atoll. A group planning to build a resort hotel land on the island and discover it to be inhabited by giant... See full summary »
The writers originally intended the film's plot to span the globe, but these plans had to be drastically scaled back due to budgetary reasons.
The lighted eyes on the monster Gezora went dead halfway through filming of the fx. There was no money left in the FX budget to repair them, and they remain unlighted in certain scenes.
American International's television release version replaces the original score during the end credits with another section of Akira Ifukube's score that was used during the shipboard sequence.
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