From the beginning of time, mankind has been riveted by accounts of mysterious creatures, from werewolves to vampires and more. MONSTERQUEST: MOVIE MONSTERS goes in search of the earth's most elusive and mysterious monsters, to uncover the famous mystery creatures that serve as the basis for some of Hollywood's all-time blockbusters.Most of what we know of these creatures comes from campfire stories, blurry films and grainy photographs. In these four chilling episodes of MONSTERQUEST, HISTORY brings science and technology to bear on these creatures of legend and seeks confirmation of their existence. Combining open-eyed historical research, state-of-the-art equipment and high-tech expeditions, each episode examines the best evidence available, from pictures and video, to hair and bones, to actual eyewitness accounts.
In this four-episode collection, the investigators of A&E's MONSTER QUEST hunt down the real-life counterparts of famous Hollywood creatures. The show's scientists and historians examine everything from archival photographs to brand new bone and hair samples in an attempt to verify the existence of a JAWS-esque megashark, an American werewolf, a swamp thing, and a colony of vampires.