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Film / Attack of the Crab Monsters

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"Once... they were men. Now they are land crabs."
Dr. Brewer

A 1957 Sci-Fi Horror B-Movie produced and directed by Roger Corman and released by Allied Artists. The cast includes Richard Garland, Pamela Duncan, and Russell Johnson.

A group of scientists land on a remote Pacific island after it was irradiated in the Bikini Atoll nuclear tests, in search of a previous group who disappeared while studying the radiation's effects on its ecosystem. It turns out that they were eaten by Giant Mutant Land Crabs(!), which have absorbed their intelligences by eating their brains. The crabs then go about killing the humans one by one. Once the humans learn of their weakness, the crabs step up their plan to hunt them down, using dynamite to destroy the island bit by bit. With the humans cornered and on the run, the crabs close in for the kill...

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