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The Magnetic Monster

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Scientist Dr. Howard Denker gets the big idea to bombard an artificial radioactive isotope with alpha particles. We’ve all been there.

But this causes the element, called serranium, to create matter out of energy and thus grow exponentially. Enter Dr. Jeffrey Stewart (Hollywood Actor and Minnesotan Richard Carlson), who realizes the isotope could become so enormous it could throw Earth out of its orbit which might cause some issues.

With his sidekick Dan - played King Donovan, known for Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Mr. Imogene Coca - and the reluctant assistance of Canada, Earth is saved. (Spoiler alert: There was no monster.) 

Written by: Bridget Nelson, Mary Jo Pehl, Matthew J. Elliott, Karyn VanderKooy

Contains scenes of flashing lights which may affect some photosensitive viewers.

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Average: 9.4 (56 votes)

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Movie Decade

Release date

May 5, 2023


74 minutes
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