Gargoyles movie the movie starts off talking about the fallen angels and satan. Gargoyles 1972 tv movie trivia 12 add new the whole film was shot with a single camera. Gargoyles 1972 dvd remains a favorite for old school made for tv horror. Expand your home video library from a huge online selection of movies at.
As early as 1995, disney has been developing a gargoyles liveaction feature film based on original television show. Gargoyles 1972 gargoyles 1972 the image could not be loaded. Oct 01, 2017 this feature is not available right now. This enjoyably spooky film essentially riffs on this onenote premise for over 70 minutes sort of an inversion of night of the living deads claustrophobic scenario and fortunately comes off. The carvings on medieval churches let us know that gargoyles much like the elves from elves are the spawns of satan. Gargoyles 1972 gargoyles 1972 gargoyles 1972 the image could not be loaded. The film is actually the fiveepisode pilot awakening of the animated television series gargoyles edited into one long feature film, approximately 100 minutes in length. Tonights feature was a 1972 tv movie called gargoyles. For any fan of this movie wondering what the picture and sound quality are like. As a result, numerous scenes from the original broadcast episodes were cut due to time constraints.
The hotel in the film was an old outofbusiness hotel near carlsbad, new mexico. On top of a cheesy 1972 gargoyles tv movie, some of you may also remember a gargoyles series that funny enough was also made by disney. The only thing of true interest is a strange skeleton that happens to be a. An anthropologist and his daughter, while traveling through the southwestern us, stumble upon a colony of living gargoyles, who only want to be left alone. Gargoyles tv movie 1972 movies, tv, celebs, and more. The project has been shelved, having changed writers and executives several times. Gargoyles the leader of the gargoyles bernie casey wants to learn how to read. In bill nortons madefortv movie gargoyles 1972, written by steven. Norton on allmovie incorporating themes from horror films of both. The gargoyles aid their human friend, police detective elisa maza, in her attempts to thwart crime. Gargoyles tv movie 1972 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Gargoyles, is an amazing illustration of a lowbudget film that manages to inspire chills and entertains, in 1972 it had set a trend of other americana horror stories dealing with devils in the desert, like the brotherhood of satan 1971 enter the devil 1972, race with the devil 1975, the devils rain 1975. The nicely detailed effects makeup effects are compliments of a young stan winston, who captured an emmy award for his work on this film.
The madefortelevision aspect shows through in its limited production budget, which probably explains why this coven of gargoyles is forced to hang around a rural town population of 12, apparently and clash with a bunch of yokels cops and dirtbikeriding hooligans alike. Rent gargoyles 1972 starring cornel wilde and jennifer salt on dvd and bluray. The madefortelevision aspect shows through in its limited. The gargoyles are obviously guys in rubber suits and in many scenes you can see the imperfectly fitting rubber suits bunched up around the joints.
Gargoyles, the complete cast my entire gargoyles cast, all in one place for your enjoyment. Cast in credits order complete, awaiting verification. A father who happens to be an archeologist or perhaps a paleontologist and his daughter head out to a remote site where a mysterious skeleton has supposedly been found. Ign ranked gargoyles 45th place on its 2009 list of top 100 animated series, stating. For anyone who hasnt seen this film, gargoyles is 74. Such is the gargoyles lot until they are betrayed by a friend and turned to stone for a thousand years. Gargoyles 1972 an anthropologist cornel wilde and his daughter jennifer salt disturb a monsters skeleton in mexico. The most important task for these gargoyles in 994 was to protect the castle. Certainly, the film could well have done with more of a budget a. Directed by 1 writing credits 2 cast 14 produced by 3. With production values far below a feature film, its not surprising that the video quality isnt perfectly pleasing. They go to visit an old desert rat who runs a slapdash museum full of oddities.
Some of my coworkers were on an archaeological survey a few years back and found the burned remnants of a large commercial building. An anthropologistpaleontologist and his daughter, while travelling through the. Get the best deals on gargoyles movie in vhs tapes when you shop the largest online selection at. Bernie casey in gargoyles 1972 gargoyles 1972 cornel wilde in. Asking around among the locals, they were told that it was the motel where the gargoyles was filmed. Not rated 1h 14min horror tv movie 21 november 1972. Gargoyles, animated series that ran from 1994 to 1997. Gargolyes is an excellent example of what can be done in a tv movie. Gargoyles is a 1972 american madefortelevision supernatural horror feature film directed by bill l. I dont think the gargoyles motel is still standing.
The gargoyles themselves are pretty cool lookingimagine if the gillman mated with a bird, and youve got a general idea. A historian and his daughter, on a field tripvacation in the desert, run across a myth come to life. An anthropologistpaleontologist and his daughter, while traveling through the southwestern us, stumble upon a colony of living, breathing gargoyles. Since its first airing on television, the 1972 cult classic gargoyles has been a hit with horror fans the world over and thanks to hens tooth video we can enjoy it once again on dvd. A gargoyles liveaction feature film from touchstone pictures has been in development onandoff for the last twenty years as early as 1995, disney has been developing a gargoyles liveaction feature film based on original television show. Gargoyles 1972 hd filme completo dublado o demonio dos seis seculos. Jan 20, 2017 this feature is not available right now.
Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto. After spending a thousand years in an enchanted petrified state, the gargoyles who have been. It is intended to pay homage to comedy films of the 1930s, especially bringing up baby, and warner bros. A fascinating tv movie concerning the discovery of an unknown race of. If gargoyles was 30 minutes long, then i would give it five stars, but since the other 42 minutes are useless, its more like a one.
They find the skeleton, but something strange attacks, and the evidence is destroyed. Transported to modern day manhattan, this remains a duty they deem valuable, but the show comes to focus more on their efforts to find their place in this advanced society. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. Gargoyles dvd is a classic early 70s made for tv horror gem that is a must own for any genre fan. A gargoyles liveaction feature film from touchstone pictures has been in development onandoff for the last twenty years.
With cornel wilde, jennifer salt, grayson hall, bernie casey. Brooklyn, the second in command of everyones favorite clan of gargoyles. Incorporating themes from horror films of both the 50s and the 70s, this suspenseful tv movie stars cornel wilde and jennifer salt as an. As a real movie, it sucks, but as a tv movie, its more interesting than most. Gargoyles, a 2006 comic book series from slave labor graphics. So, i have done those characters and it is really helping me to think about. The series features a species of nocturnal creatures known as gargoyles that turn to stone during the day.
Well, turns out theres a gargoyle infestation in some nearby caves. However, it doesnt appear that this gargoyles film has anything to do with that series other than the stone creatures they both center on. Gargoyles is basically like a 50s monster movie dressed up in 70s clothes. His clan leader has found a new mate, even his rookery brother broadway has found a mate.
The director made an excellent choice by shooting all the scenes in slight slow motion, making the gargoyles seem more real somehow. And every couple hundred ok, 666 years they come back to earth in order to challenge mankinds supremacy in his dominion over the earth. The heroes awaken is a directtovideo animated film from the walt disney company. An anthropologistpaleontologist and his daughter, while travelling through the southwestern us, stumble upon a colony of living, breathing gargoyles who in. The ruins were later recorded as a historical archaeological site with the new mexico department of. A decent success at the time, gargoyles has maintained a strong cult following since it ended more than a decade ago. Gargoyles 1972 dvd is a well written, acted and directed made for tv horror film. Get the best deals on gargoyles movie in vhs tapes when you shop the largest online selection at ebay. While imdb has it listed as a horror movie, id say its more in the vein of science fiction. While it was often shown through syndication in the late 1970s to the mid1980s, gargoyles disappeared off the radar for a few decades.
Jul 14, 2010 on top of a cheesy 1972 gargoyles tv movie, some of you may also remember a gargoyles series that funny enough was also made by disney. They could probably pull off neeson playing his youthful self and jack up the film s. An anthropologist and his daughter must defeat the winged humanoids before their brood of eggs hatch and they plague the world again. I was thrilled to be invited by rick to join in the terrorific festivities for this halloween season with the terror tv blogathon hosted by classic tv blog association i also couldnt resist picking a film that has remained a very special little nostalgic gem that shines in my brain, as its left a kind of strange impression on me as a kid growing up in the early 70s.1174 1492 12 138 969 1038 1129 1074 560 1396 1611 1279 270 300 1234 1546 1370 1111 1183 1221 1342 1234 748 899 489 1532 1492 942 453 472 567 516 573 325 94 947 1470