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It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955) is an American science fiction film produced by Sam Katzman and Charles Schneer for Columbia Pictures, from a script by George Worthing Yates.

Designed to showcase the special model-animated effects of Ray Harryhausen.

Much of the filming was done at the San Francisco Naval Shipyard, including scenes aboard a submarine, and several naval personnel were given supporting roles.

Columbia also distributed as well as produced, their "Creature with the Atom Brain" as a second feature for double bill bookings. Wikipedia

Initial Release: July, 1955
Awards: None

It Camne from Beneath the Sea 1955
It Came from Beneath the Sea 1955

IMDB Rating: 5.9

Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis

Director: Robert Gordon

Writers: George Worthing Yates, Harold Jacob Smith

Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Description: A Giant Octopus, whose feeding habits have been affected by radiation from H-Bomb tests, rises from the Mindanao Deep to terrorize the California Coast.

Plot Summery: [Spoiler Alert!]

After an encounter at sea with an unknown underwater creature, a naval commander works with two scientists to identify it.

The creature they are dealing with is a giant, radioactive octopus that has left its normal feeding grounds in search of new sources of replenishment. As the creature attacks San Francisco, the Navy tries to trap it at the Golden Gate Bridge but it manages to enter the Bay area leading to a final confrontation with a submarine. Written by garykmcd