Industrial-Sized Deals TextBTS15 Shop Women's Handbags Learn more nav_sap_plcc_6M_fly_beacon $5 Albums Storm Fire TV Stick Grocery Find the Best Purina Pro Plan for Your Pet Shop Popular Services Home Theater Setup Plumbing Services Assembly Services Shop all tmnt tmnt tmnt  Amazon Echo Fire HD 6 Kindle Voyage The Walking Dead\ Shop Now Deal of the Day
Qty:1
  • List Price: $19.93
  • You Save: $4.95 (25%)
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Only 13 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
Up From The Depths / Demo... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by -importcds
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Shrinkwrap may be renewed, no visible damage on disc or booklet. Jewel case may have cosmetic damage, online codes for possible online content are expired or missing. Shipping time 5-21 business days.
Sell yours for a Gift Card
We'll buy it for up to $1.00
Learn More
Trade in now
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • Up From The Depths / Demon Of Paradise (Roger Corman's Cult Classics)
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

Up From The Depths / Demon Of Paradise (Roger Corman's Cult Classics)

19 customer reviews

>
Additional DVD options Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD
"Please retry"
1-Disc Version
$14.98
$9.08 $6.47

Deal of the Day: Save 77% on "X-Files: The Complete TV Series and Movie Collection" on DVD
Today only, save 77% on X-Files: The Complete TV Series and Movie Collection on DVD. This offer ends at 11:59 p.m. (PT) on Friday, August 28th, 2015. Learn more
$14.98 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details Only 13 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Up From The Depths / Demon Of Paradise (Roger Corman's Cult Classics) + The Terror Within / Dead Space (Roger Corman's Cult Classics) + Galaxy Of Terror (Roger Corman's Cult Classics)
Price for all three: $41.43

Buy the selected items together

Editorial Reviews

In Up From The Depths, staff and vacationers at a first-class resort on the island of Maui are beginning to mysteriously disappear. A biologist believes that an underwater earthquake has caused a giant, and very hungry dormant prehistoric fish to be released from his slumber. Voraciously, the fish helps himself to a tourist buffet. Now it is open season for the local fishermen to find the creature and kill it! Starring Sam Bottoms (Apocalypse Now, The Outlaw Josey Wales).


The hunters become the prey when illegal dynamite-fishing prematurely ends the hibernation of a mythological carnivorous lizard-man in Demon Of Paradise. The owner of the local resort, whose patrons have become the appetizers on this predators menu, and a herpetologist join forces with the sheriff to save the tourists from succumbing to the feasting of the beast. Starring Kathryn Witt (Cocaine Wars, Star 80) and directed by cult filmmaker Cirio H. Santiago (The Big Doll House, TNT Jackson).


Special Features

UP FROM THE DEPTHS

o New Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer (1.78:1)

o TV and Radio Spots

o Theatrical Trailer

DEMON OF PARADISE

o New Anamorphic Widescreen Transfer (1.78:1)

o Theatrical Trailer


Product Details

  • Actors: Kathryn Witt, Sam Bottoms, Susanne Reed
  • Directors: Charles B. Griffith, Cirio H. Santiago
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, Full Screen, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: R (Restricted)
  • Studio: Shout! Factory
  • DVD Release Date: January 18, 2011
  • Run Time: 162 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00317LMA6
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #76,340 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

32 of 37 people found the following review helpful By D. Steigman on December 24, 2009
Verified Purchase
Shout Factory has gotten the rights to release Roger Corman *classics* and to my pleasant surprise we are getting a couple of rarities that have never been on DVD. Those movies are Demon of Paradise & Up from the Depths, scheduled for early 2011.
Both of these films are presented in anamorphic widescreen and they are very beautiful prints..very clear, very clean..sharp. They never have or will look better. These films were produced/backed by Roger Corman.They are both USA/Philippine co-productions. Both films are supposed to have been shot in Hawaii & havent found much evidence, besides links and the films itself saying they were shot there..
Both are in color & contain some gore but nothing revolting or graphic.
DEMON OF PARADISE was directed by Cirio H. Santiago & is basically a Creature from the Black Lagoon ripoff killing tourists in the Hawaiian ISland. The monster is basically a man sized amphibious monster. It's on odd looking monster. There is some good scenes with the monster & a decent story to keep things moving along.
UP FROM THE DEPTHS is directed by Charles Griffith (who did a lot of movies with Corman) and is a Jaws ripoff with a giant shark munching on Hawaiians. This is not to be confused with Monster Shark aka Devil Fish about a shark octopus which was an MST3K experiment.
Both films are of the grade B (or Z for that matter) category but there are those that enjoy a campy good monster movie, such as me for example. Depending on your tastes you might think these are utterly awful or really get a kick out of watching these.
For those that are into these movies, you are in for a treat. With Shout Factory releasing this, Piranha, Humanoids from the Deep & Kingdom of the Spiders, I think there is hope for other obscure titles out there.
Read more ›
12 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By sharktopusman on March 25, 2011
Okay not the best but fairly decent.
Up from the Depths- I liked the concept which is actually still used today: an earthquake releases a man-eating creature or creatures up from the depths (ex. Piranha 3D). The cast and dialogue was okay but the creature was probably on screen for only 1 minute total and when it was on screen it was only for a quick moment. The creature design and size changes throughout the film so it looks as if there are several creatures as oposed to one giant creature as described on the back cover. 3 stars.
Demon of Paradise- At first I disliked this film but as I watched it more and more I started liking it. Cheese, fun, and an obviously fake-looking monster: a cross between the Predator, a dog, and the Creature from the Black Lagoon. I actually liked the music which was electronic mixed with suspense. 4 stars.
Special features include trailers for Firecracker, Humanoids from the Deep, Caged Heat (my favorite trailer), Jackson County Jail, Demon of Paradise, and Up from the Depths and a short Making of... Up from the Depths. Overall 4 stars.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A. Thurston on November 2, 2011
Verified Purchase
Oh well not everything New World Pictures was involved with was good.Case in point Up From The Depths and Demon of Paradise.Packaged together by the fine folks at Shout Factory we get 2 resort based monster movies in one package. First we have 1979's Up From the Depths and then we have 1987's Demon of Paradise.On a scale of 1-5 with 1 being the pits and 5 very good I'd rate Depths a 1 and Demon a 3 which is being kind.Both films were shot on the cheap( of course) in the Philippine's which was filing in for Hawaii.Up From the Depth's has a giant prehistoric fish that somehow is around a resort in Hawaii run by Sam Bottoms.The story written by Philippine B movie legend Cirio Santiago is dumber than dumb.The monster looks really bad almost Plan 9 level bad.The acting all around is awful and campy beyond belief.The leading lady Susanne Reed is pretty enough but an awful actress who doesn't do any nudity to distract you from that fact either.In fact if supporting actress Denise Hayes didn't pop her top for a sexy photo shoot this movie wasn't anywhere near it's R rating.In some ways there's a link between this film and Alexander Aja's remake of New Worlds Piranha .Piranha takes place in a resort and features a fish species thought dead that isn't that enjoys snacking on humans.Reeds resort activities director could be Elisabeth Shue's predecessor .Denise Hayes was a busty brunette from the U.K and in Piranha Kelly Brook is the same.Of course Aja had 9 times the budget,a better cast and better story to work with.As for Demon of Paradise we have the resurfaced demon Kartha looking to wreck havoc on another Hawaiian resort.Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Laura Ann Scaife on April 5, 2011
Verified Purchase
Let's be honest here: both of these movies are crap, although Up From The Depths looks like Academy Award material compared to Demon Of Paradise. On the other hand, I love this stuff. These two pair up very nicely for a rainy Saturday afternoon. So get the corn popping and put your feet up. If you like this stuff, you'll love this pairing.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Stanley Runk VINE VOICE on February 12, 2011
This disc is kind of a letdown considering both films deal with creatures from the deep(a personal favorite theme of mine), and are from the Corman factory.
Well, Up From the Depths isn't a total loss, it does have some redeeming qualities. In the film, a mutant monster shark is on a rampage at a Hawaiian resort. Naturally the schmuck resort manager wants to keep a lid on the disappearances, but when the creature becomes common knowledge, the manager offers a bounty to whoever can kill the beast. Soon, all the guests and tourists arm themselves and go monster hunting, but in the end it's up to Sam Bottoms and his sideburns to save the day.
The movie wisely doesn't take itself seriously. In fact, it's downright comedy with it's zany characters running rampant around the island. The final act almost seems like Jaws meets The Cannonball Run with the goofy guests competing for the bounty of the shark. The shark itself is shown in brief bits, and in the vibe of the rest of the film, is quite silly looking. It's definitely the highlight of the disc.
Now I had seen Demon of Paradise when I was a teenager, and I didn't care much for it. Giving it a second chance I found that I still don't like it. Also taking place in Hawaii, a prehistoric, bulletproof lizardman is awakened to terrorize the island. The monster suit is quite ridiculous, and looks nothing like the creature depicted on the box cover. Unfortunately this film plays it much more seriously than it should, which would be fine if the story had been handled better. Unfortunately, there isn't a single interesting character in the film, and the whole thing is just terribly uninteresting and boring.
Read more ›
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


Forums

There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Up From The Depths / Demon Of Paradise (Roger Corman's Cult Classics)
This item: Up From The Depths / Demon Of Paradise (Roger Corman's Cult Classics)
Price: $14.98
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com


Want to discover more products? Check out this page to see more: humanoids from the deep