The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms

It's alive !

The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms is a 1953 science fiction film directed by Eugène Lourié and stars Paul Christian, Paula Raymond and Cecil Kellaway with visual effects by Ray Harryhausen. The film is about an atomic bomb test in the Arctic Circle that unfreezes a hibernating fictional dinosaur, a Rhedosaurus, that begins to wreak havoc in New York City.

Recent reviews


Popular Lists

  • The Haunted Castle
  • The Haunted Castle
  • The Bewitched Inn
  • The X-Ray Fiend
  • The Devil in a Convent

Every Horror Film Made from 1896 - present


Rose 3,940 films 1242 123 Edit

a list that is trying to contain every horror film made that is not lost and is found on the…

  • The Exorcist
  • The Shining
  • Psycho
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Halloween

They Shoot Zombies, Don’t They? – The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films (2nd Edition)

Jon Hillman

Jon Hillman 1,000 films 305 6 Edit

The 2016 (2nd) edition of the list. You can see the original and more info here.

With a list of…

  • The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
  • Mothra vs. Godzilla
  • King Kong
  • Clash of the Titans
  • Hollywood Shuffle

Jeremy Saulnier: films that inspired a career


Letterboxd 30 films 40 Edit

Jeremy Saulnier shared this list of films that inspired him to become a filmmaker. It accompanies our epic Q&A with…