Galgameth (1996)

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Galgameth
The Spanish poster for Galgameth
Alternate titles
Flagicon United States.png The Adventures of
Galgameth
(VHS 1997)
See alternate titles
Directed by Sean McNamara
Producer(s) James Kang (executive); Martha Chang
Written by Michael Angeli (screenplay); Turi Meyer,
Alfredo Septién (screenplay basis);
Shin Sang-ok (story)[note 1]
Music by Richard Marvin
Production company Sheen Communications
Distributor Galaxy International Releasing
Rating PGUS[1]
Budget $10 million[2]
Running time 100 minutes
(1 hour, 40 minutes)
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(2 votes)

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A Young Prince, A Heroic Creature, A Magical Adventure
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— U.S. VHS tagline

Galgameth is a 1996 American fantasy giant monster film produced by Sheen Communications. It made its theatrical premiere in Spain on November 18, 1996; it was subsequently brought to American home video in 1997 by Kidmark, a subsidiary of the newly-reincorporated Trimark Holdings. Based loosely on the Korean legend of Pulgasari, the film's story was penned by "Simon Sheen," a pseudonym adopted by South Korean director Shin Sang-ok for his work in the United States. It can therefore be seen as somewhat of a remake of Sang-ok's 1985 film Pulgasari, which was produced in North Korea against his will.

Plot[edit | edit source]

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Staff[edit | edit source]

Staff role on the left, staff member's name on the right.

  • Directed by   Sean McNamara
  • Written by   Michael Angeli
  • Based on a screenplay by   Turi Meyer, Alfredo Septién
  • Story by   Shin Sang-ok (as Simon Sheen)
  • Produced by   Martha W. Chang
  • Executive producer   James Kang
  • Music by   Richard Marvin
  • Cinematography by   Christian Sebaldt
  • Edited by   Annamaria Szanto, Joe Woo Jr.
  • Production design by   Ioana Corciova
  • 1st assistant directors   Jay Lehrfeld, Christopher Landry
  • Visual effects supervisor   David Allen

Cast[edit | edit source]

Actor's name on the left, character played on the right.

  • Devin Oatway   as   Prince Davin
  • Sean McNamara   as   King Henryk
  • Stephen Macht   as   El El
  • Lou Wagner   as   Zethar
  • Elizabeth Cheap   as   Periel
  • Time Winters   as   Templeton
  • Patrick Richwood   as   Crecy
  • Brendan O'Brien   as   Heretic
  • Tom Dugan   as   William
  • Richard Horvitz   as   Kinch
  • Ken Thorley   as   Footy
  • Johna Stewart-Bowden   as   Julia
  • James Nixon   as   Bertrand
  • Corneliu Țigancu   as   Zhidao
  • Felix Silla   as   Little Galgy
  • Doug Jones   as   Big Galgy
  • Emil Slotea   as   Lovanian King
  • Rodica Nitescu   as   Lovanian King
  • Ion Craciun   as   Executioner
  • Andreas Neumann   as   Gypsy Rebel #1
  • Robert Hutchins   as   Gypsy Rebel #2
  • Victor Tomescu   as   Gypsy Rebel #3
  • Daniel Tomescu   as   Guard #1
  • Nicolae Ionita   as   Guard #2
  • Gabriel Sefcic   as   Guard #3
  • Genevieve Oatway   as   Mother
  • Mihai Niculescu   as   Physician
  • Petrof Boris   as   Card Player
  • Dan Lucaciu   as   Gypsy Soldier
  • Lovanian Woman   as   Suzie Stewart
  • Mihai Botez   as   Citizen
  • Danu Dumitrescu   as   Heretic's Gypsy Soldier #1
  • Paul Fister   as   Heretic's Gypsy Soldier #2

Japanese dub[edit | edit source]

  • Takeshi Kusao   as   Davin
  • Shinji Ogawa   as   El El
  • Nobuaki Fukuda   as   Templeton
  • Maya Okamoto   as   Julia
  • Minoru Inaba
  • Yoko Soumi
  • Ikuo Nishikawa
  • Yosuke Akimoto
  • Masaki Aizawa
  • Takao Ishii
  • Toru Furusawa
  • Katsuhisa Hoki
  • Kunihiko Yasui
  • Ken Narita
  • Emiko Tanada
  • Ai Uchikawa
  • Madoka Aso
  • Eiji Yanagisawa

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Monsters[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Main article: Galgameth (film)/Gallery.

Alternate titles[edit | edit source]

  • The Adventures of Galgameth (American home video title)
  • The Legend of Galgameth (La leyenda de Galgameth, Spain)
  • Galgameth - The Prince's Beast (Galgameth - Das Ungeheuer des Prinzen, Germany)

Video releases[edit | edit source]

King Video VHS (1996)

  • Tapes: 1
  • Audio: English or Japanese
  • Subtitles: Japanese
  • Notes: Two versions were released, one Japanese-subtitled and the other dubbed.

Kidmark VHS (1997)

  • Tapes: 1
  • Audio: English
  • Notes: Released as The Adventures of Galgameth. Reissued later in 1997 with different packaging.

Force Video VHS/DVD (1997)

  • Tapes/Discs: 1
  • Region: N/A / 4
  • Audio: English

Infogrames Asia Pacific DVD (2001)

  • Discs: 1
  • Region: 4
  • Audio: English (2.0 Stereo)

M6 Interactions VHS/DVD (2002)

  • Tapes/Discs: 1
  • Region: N/A / 2
  • Audio: English, French (Dolby Digital 5.1, DVD)
  • Notes: Seemingly reissued multiple times with different packaging.

Videos[edit | edit source]

Trailers[edit | edit source]

Kidmark The Adventures of
Galgameth
home video trailer

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. As Simon Sheen.

References[edit | edit source]

This is a list of references for Shin evangelion/Sandbox/The Adventures of Galgameth. These citations are used to identify the reliable sources on which this article is based. These references appear inside articles in the form of superscript numbers, which look like this: [1]

  1. Adventures Of Galgameth, The (1997). FilmRatings.com. Retrieved on 2 March 2022.
  2. Romanian counts prod’n bounty. Variety (14 August 1995). Retrieved on 1 March 2022.

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