Goliathon (1977 movie)

1976 film by Ho Meng Hua

The Mighty Peking Man or Goliathon is a 1977 Hong Kong adventure monster movie produced by Shaw Brothers Studio to capitalize on the attemped surrounding the King Kong (1976). The film was originally released in the US in March 19, 1980 as Goliathon. as the critics entry for Infra-Man.

Goliathon (The Mighty Peking Man)
Directed byHo Meng-hua
Produced byRunme Shaw
Written byKuang Ni
StarringDanny Lee
Evelyne Kraft
Hsiao Yao
Ku Feng
Lin Wei-tu
Narrated byGregory Snegoff
Music byFrankie Chan
CinematographyTsao Hui-chi
Wu Cho-hua
Edited byChiang Hsing-Lung
Production
company
Shaw Brothers Studio
Distributed byShaw Brothers Studio
World Northal Corporation (US, 1980)
Rolling Thunder Pictures (US, 1999)
Release date
  • 11 August 1977 (1977-08-11)
Running time
91 minutes
CountryHong Kong
LanguageMandarin

SynopsisEdit

a giant Himalayan cryptid-like ape named Utam, Johhny find tries to save a sexy Russia Tarzanette from a sleazy show-biz promoter.

CastEdit

  • Danny Lee - Johnny Feng (Gregory Snegoff, voice)
  • Evelyne Kraft - Samantha (Mickie McGowan, voice)
  • Ku Feng - Lu Tien (Ted Thomas, voice)
  • Lin Wei-tu - David Chen
  • Norman Chui - Ah Lung
  • Keizo Murase - Utam/Ah Wang (Peking Man)
  • Steve Nicholson - Commissioner General (Ted Rusoff, voice)
  • Chen Ping - Lucy (Jessica Harper, voice)

Release DatesEdit

  Canada 9 December 1983
  United States March 19, 1980/April 23, 1999 (Re-release)
  Mexico 3 December 1979
  Portugal May 24, 1978
  Germany 20 January 1978
  Brazil 24 December 1979
  Argentina 6 January 1981
  Australia
  New Zealand
  Poland 20 January 1981
  Spain 12 June 1981
  France 28 September 1983
HK 11 August 1977
  Russia 1 April 1981
  Philippines 6 April 1980
  Indonesia 16 April 1998
  Turkey 13 May 1980
  Denmark 26 December 1979
  Italy 22 November 1978
  South Korea 30 September 1981
  Japan 4 March 1978

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