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Matango (1963)

01/01/1965 (US) HorrorScience FictionThrillerFantasyMystery 1h 29m


Five vacationers and two crewmen become stranded on a tropical island near the equator. The island has little edible food for them to use as they try to live in a fungus covered hulk while repairing Kessei's yacht. Eventually they struggle over the food rations which were left behind by the former crew. Soon they discover something unfriendly there...

  1. Ishirō Honda


  2. Takeshi Kimura


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  1. Hiroshi Koizumi

    Hiroshi Koizumi

    Naoyuki Sakuta - Skipper

  2. Kumi Mizuno

    Kumi Mizuno

    Mami Sekiguchi - Singer

  3. Kenji Sahara

    Kenji Sahara

    Senzô Koyama - Sailor

  4. Yoshio Tsuchiya

    Yoshio Tsuchiya

    Masafumi Kasai - Owner

  5. Akira Kubo

    Akira Kubo

    Kenji Murai - Professor

  6. Hiroshi Tachikawa

    Hiroshi Tachikawa

    Etsurô Yoshida - Writer

  7. Miki Yashiro

    Miki Yashiro

    Akiko Sôma - Student

  8. Takuzō Kumagai

    Doctor (as Jirô Kumagai) (uncredited)

  9. Yutaka Oka

    Doctor (uncredited)

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Original Title マタンゴ

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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