History Film / TheBeastOfYuccaFlats

21st Mar '16 5:06:04 PM SeanMurrayI
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The beast kills a couple on vacation. Something about the wheels of progress. [[TorchesAndPitchforks People hunt the beast.]] Climb a mountain, then give up.

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The beast kills a couple on vacation. Something about Caught in the wheels of progress. [[TorchesAndPitchforks People hunt the beast.]] Climb a mountain, then give up.
25th Jan '16 8:47:45 AM wrm5
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* FaceMonsterTurn: The titular Beast was once a scientist named Javorsky, working for the betterment of mankind before getting caught in an atomic bomb blast and becoming a murderous mutant.
8th Jan '16 6:58:21 PM TheGoldnguy
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* ScienceIsBad: Apparently, according to the narrator. Joseph Javorsky tried to use science for good, but the evil it wrought overwhelmed and transformed him. As the wheels of progress turn, his fate will be the fate of us all. Or something...

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* ScienceIsBad: Apparently, according to the narrator. narrator, Joseph Javorsky tried to use science for good, but the evil it wrought overwhelmed and transformed him. As the wheels of progress turn, his fate will be the fate of us all. Or something...
18th Dec '15 10:14:17 AM TheGoldnguy
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* StopOrIWillShoot: Taken to the worst extreme. A sniper is sent up in a plane to bring down the suspected killer and starts shooting at a family dad who was looking for help for his family stranded on vacation. Naturally, the dad starts running, convincing the shooter he's found the guilty party.

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* SoundtrackDissonance: Throughout the entirety of the movie, the soundtrack is blaring stock cues that often clash with the "nothing" going on onscreen.
* StopOrIWillShoot: Taken to the worst extreme. A sniper is sent up in a plane to bring down the suspected killer and starts shooting at a family dad who was looking for help for his family stranded on vacation. Naturally, the dad starts running, convincing the shooter he's found the guilty party.
27th Nov '15 5:30:38 PM wrm5
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* TheEndOrIsIt: The Beast comes back to life... and kisses a rabbit.
* FanService: The topless actress in the opening murder.
* FauxlosophicNarration: Trope on the page. How did it get there?
* FilmingForEasyDub: ''Beast of Yucca Flats'' was recorded silent, and the dialogue dubbed in later, so people only talk off-screen.
* ForScience: The Beast may or may not be motivated by "scientific progress". The narrator is not very clear on this subject.
* ILoveNuclearPower: An atomic bomb turns Joseph Javorsky into The Beast.

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* TheEndOrIsIt: The Beast comes back to life... and kisses a rabbit.
* FanService: The topless actress in the opening murder.
murder has basically nothing to do with the movie's plot. Coleman apparently just thought a nudie scene would be cool.
* FauxlosophicNarration: Trope on the page. How did it get there?
there? The narration is basically entirely this. Things like the "wheels of progress" are name-dropped, but never elaborated upon.
* FilmingForEasyDub: ''Beast of Yucca Flats'' was recorded silent, and the dialogue dubbed in later, so in the few cases where people only do talk off-screen.
* ForScience: The Beast may
they're either off-screen or may not be motivated by "scientific progress". The narrator is not very clear on this subject.
far enough away from the camera that we can't see their mouths moving anyway.
* ILoveNuclearPower: An atomic bomb turns Joseph Javorsky into The Beast.Beast, a super-strong and incredibly tough killing machine.



* LullDestruction: The narrator talks constantly.

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* LullDestruction: The narrator talks constantly.constantly, filling every moment of every scene with sentence fragments, vague commentary on what's going on, and {{fauxlosophic|Narration}}al gibberish.



* RRatedOpening: A topless woman is killed by someone.
* ScienceIsBad: Well, we think it is... it's kinda hard to tell. Joseph Javorsky tried to use science for good, but the evil it wrought overwhelmed and transformed him. As the wheels of progress turn, his fate will be the fate of us all. Or something...

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* RRatedOpening: A topless woman is killed by someone.
someone in the opening scene.
* ScienceIsBad: Well, we think it is... it's kinda hard Apparently, according to tell.the narrator. Joseph Javorsky tried to use science for good, but the evil it wrought overwhelmed and transformed him. As the wheels of progress turn, his fate will be the fate of us all. Or something...
7th Aug '15 11:08:40 AM Morgenthaler
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** All three of Coleman Francis' films have featured a vigilante shooting of a character. In one of them, ''TheSkydivers'', Coleman was the sniper; in another, ''Film/RedZoneCuba'', it was Coleman who got sniped.

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** All three of Coleman Francis' films have featured a vigilante shooting of a character. In one of them, ''TheSkydivers'', ''Film/TheSkydivers'', Coleman was the sniper; in another, ''Film/RedZoneCuba'', it was Coleman who got sniped.
29th Jan '15 2:10:27 AM wrm5
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* LullDestruction: The narrator talks constantly.
7th Jan '15 6:23:19 PM wrm5
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* AuthorAppeal: All three of Coleman Francis' films have featured a vigilante shooting of a character. In one of them, ''TheSkydivers'', Coleman was the sniper; in another, ''Film/RedZoneCuba'', it was Coleman who got sniped.

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* AuthorAppeal: AuthorAppeal:
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All three of Coleman Francis' films have featured a vigilante shooting of a character. In one of them, ''TheSkydivers'', Coleman was the sniper; in another, ''Film/RedZoneCuba'', it was Coleman who got sniped.
7th Jan '15 6:17:36 PM wrm5
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* DullSurprise: Several people are strangled over the course of the movie. None of them try to scream or fight back, instead they seem to just give up and accept death within the first second.



* [[PetTheDog Kiss The Bunny]]: The Beast kisses a rabbit before dying.

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* [[PetTheDog Kiss The Bunny]]: PetTheDog: The Beast kisses a rabbit before dying.
3rd Jan '15 6:02:28 AM wrm5
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* RealLifeRelative: The wife and sons of Coleman Francis play the distraught wife and wandering kids in the movie.



* ThrowItIn: A wild baby bunny accidentally hopped into the last scene and was left in the film.
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