The Day of the Triffids1963
The Day of the Triffids (1963)
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as Christine Durrant
as Karen Goodwin
as Tom Goodwin
as Prof. Coker
as Miss Coker
as Dr. Soames
as Nurse Jamieson
as Burly Man
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As an old-fashioned plot picture unhampered by artistic pretensions, The Day of the Triffids is above par for the course.
A sci-fi thriller (1963) that sticks in the mind, thanks to deft pacing and a vividly paranoid premise.
Although riddled with script inconsistencies and irregularities, it is a more-than-adequate film of its genre.
Sometimes unintentionally funny, and it could have done without the customary moralising.
Audience Reviews for The Day of the Triffids
Although greatly ballyhooed the work is finally only a so-so effort, plants from space reminding us to certainly always finish yer salad. In the meantime I got the feeling that Howard Keel was the only Hollywood that could be got ... and that they shoulda passed on him and picked some local talent, as lifeless a performance as ever seen given. What's he doing in a sci-fi anyway? Here is a work dying, crying, to be repackaged, re-done.
I wasn't able to see the whole movie, but someone told me this was a great movie, so I watched some of it and I wasn't impressed, but may be I should see the whole movie sometime?
well intentioned with a decent cast, this movie is a snoozefest...simply drags and what action there is consists of plant-like creatures inching along a mostly blind population. For insomniacs, suggested viewing is fifteen minutes twice nightly..