Attack of the Giant Leeches (1960) - Rotten Tomatoes

Attack of the Giant Leeches1960

Attack of the Giant Leeches (1960)




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A slimy chiller about a giant leech-infested swamp, where the leeches begin to prey on human flesh. When an innkeeper discovers that his wife has a lover, he forces the two of them into the swamp, and the leeches enjoy a GORE-met feast.

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Kenneth Clark
as Steve Benton
Yvette Vickers
as Liz Walker
Jan Shepard
as Nan Greyson
Michael Emmet
as Cal Moulton
Bruno Ve Sota
as Dave Walker
Gene Roth
as Sheriff
Tyler McVey
as Doc Greyson
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Critic Reviews for Attack of the Giant Leeches

All Critics (10)

A pungent little fable with a Rimbaudian side

July 1, 2012 | Full Review…

This particular monster opus is a fling equivalent, spontaneous and brisk and giddy. Sometimes, we all can use a one night stand.

October 25, 2011 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Good, solid horror shlock from the '50s.

March 8, 2008 | Rating: 3/5

"Attack of the Glad Bags" might be more accurate.

January 19, 2006 | Rating: 0/5

Not as much fun as its title might suggest . . .

October 5, 2004 | Full Review…

You just don't get titles like this anymore -- or movies.

August 18, 2004 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Attack of the Giant Leeches

The new MST3K Netflix original has been released and I decided to expose myself to some of the old episodes available for streaming on Hulu and Netflix (there is a different random selection on each platform). Whether it is Joel or Mike watching these awful movies with the bots I do not envy the torture they are put through. Their snarky comments add some entertainment value, but my ratings are based on the movie's quality itself and not the extra material broadcast from the satellite of love. It's short and cheap. Produced by the brother of Roger Corman. Goofy monsters, cheesy dialogue, but still some laughable entertainment value.

Byron Brubaker
Byron Brubaker

Super Reviewer

Not as funny as one would expect from a film featuring guys wearing garbage bags to pose as leeches. Story is awfully straightforward, the acting is bland, and the monsters are silly-looking. At least it was only an hour long.

Christopher Heim
Christopher Heim

Super Reviewer


The title tells you the entire movie, giant leeches attack some people, the end, there's nothing more to the movie. I don't recommend seeing this movie.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

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