The Fly / Return Of The Fly details
|Starring:||Brett Halsey, David Franklin, John Sutton, Vincent Price, Dan Seymour, David Hedison, Herbert Marshall|
|Directors:||Kurt Neumann, E, Edward Bernds|
|Genres:||Horror, Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Sci-fi - Alien|
|Studio:||20TH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||100 Horror Films|
|15 Disc 1|
Return Of The Fly
|TBC Disc 2|
|Run time:||2 hours 46 minutes|
|Rental release:||22 Oct 2001|
|Subtitles:||Czech, Danish, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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Original Fly is still a cut above the eighties remake!By Oliver Scott from UK, Yorkshire , 23 Nov 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]Jeff Goldblum gave us a gory rendition of the fly in the late eighties but it failed in my humble opinion to beat the 1958 Vincent Price original. Yes, the original is dated in both acting, and overall style but it still posseses an ability to scare, that seems long lost on todays modern horror movies. Where Goldblum began to slowly dissintergrate into mush. the original gave its scientist the head and hands of a fly and transposed the human appendages to the tiny fly. Just the thought of a fly buzzing round the house with a human head and arm gives me the shivers every time. The finale is just the best horror movie ending ever! A must watch old classic!
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The Fly in the OintmentBy MrLumpy (13 reviews) from Exeter , 04 Jan 2012
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideA very stagey version of the insectoid tale, starring the great US TV character actor David Hedison and Vincent Price. Kurt Neumann's direction is workman-like and uninspiring. Support from Patricia Owens as the scientist's seemingly neurotic wife is all glamour and no substance (she is rarely out of her ball gowns) and the disguising of the mutated scientist's half-man half fly is unbelievable. A decent director would have used the opportunity to use lighting and camera angles to create some kind of tension, revealing the horror at an opportune time. Not Neumann. A blanket will do. And the emergence of Hedison's finally mutated fly as a captive inthe web is one of the most hilariously memorable moments in 1950s science fiction. Watch it and then watch Cronenberg's version - that is true body horror with a slice of humour, and many times better than this rather damp squid of a movie.
Buzz Off You Fly, No Dont Kill ItBy a customer from Gloucestershire , 02 Oct 2010One of those great all time classic films.
A Must watch if you like classic sci-fi films.
Not good on special effects but makes up for
it in the story in my opinion.
Love these flys!By pomak249 (10 reviews) from Huntingdon , 11 Nov 2009Great films, bit dated now but if your into this type of stuff you cant go wrong. The first films by far the best but both are fab entertainment!
Classic film all should seeBy a customer from Tonbridge , 01 Feb 2009Great to look back in time and see how they made great movies before the special effects took over. Nice touch with the cat.......
Still worthy of the title "classic"By wikkidsmyle (438 reviews) from Newmarket , 27 Sep 2008David Cronenberg is to be given credit for keeping this film alive with his mastery remake. Although the effects now are pretty lame and some of the moralising is a tad boring, there's no getting away from the lump in the throat as we see Andre's experiment goes hideously wrong and his realisation that he must kill himself and his reliance upon his devoted wife to deliver the coup de gras. Of course, the ending will always be remembered...