Goliathon (1977 movie)

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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

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.

Synopsis[change | change source]

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

Cast[change | change source]

  • 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 Dates[change | change source]

 Canada 9 December 1983
 United States March 19, 1980/April 23, 1999 (Re-release)
Mexico 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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