Mystery on Monster Island (1981)


The movie Mystery on Monster Island (1981) is loosely based on Jules Verne’s novel “The Mysterious Island”. The story follows a young man named Hank and his traveling buddy, who embark on a global journey onboard their ship. However, they are shipwrecked on a desolate island teeming with prehistoric creatures and a mad scientist who is conducting experiments on the island’s inhabitants. Hank and his friend team up with a group of international explorers who are also stranded on the island, and they must work together to uncover the mystery of the island and find a way to escape.


  • Peter Cushing as William T. Kolderup
  • Terence Stamp as Taskinar
  • Paul Naschy as Grogan
  • Ian Sera as Hank
  • Jack Taylor as Captain
  • May Heatherly as Eva
  • Frank Braña as Pedro


  • The movie Mystery on Monster Island (1981) was filmed in Spain and directed by Juan Piquer Simón.
  • The film was released in the United States under the title “Mystery Island”.
  • The film’s special effects were created by Emilio Ruiz del Río, who also worked on films such as “Conan the Barbarian” (1982) and “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” (1989).



Last updated byAnonymous on November 1, 2023