A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discover a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancée of one of the expedition, with whom it has fallen in love.

  1. Jack Arnold


  2. Arthur A. Ross


  3. Harry Essex


  4. Maurice Zimm


Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Carlson

    Richard Carlson

    David Reed

  2. Julie Adams

    Julie Adams

    Kay Lawrence

  3. Richard Denning

    Richard Denning

    Mark Williams

  4. Antonio Moreno

    Antonio Moreno

    Carl Maia

  5. Nestor Paiva

    Nestor Paiva

    Captain Lucas

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Creature from the Black Lagoon
Creature from the Black Lagoon



Status Released

Release Information

  • March 5, 1954


  • January 1, 1972


    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 19m

Budget -

Revenue $1,300,000.00



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