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The Deadly Mantis is a 1957 horror film American Universal Studios produed by William Alland and directed by Nathan H. Juran and starred by Craig Stevens, William Hopper, Alix Talton and Pet Conway.
A U.S. colonel and a paleontologist track a huge praying mantis from the North Pole to Manhattan.
- Craig Stevens as Col. Joe Parkman
- William Hopper as Dr. Nedrick 'Ned' Jackson
- Alix Talton as Marge Blaine
- Donald Randolph as Gen. Mark Ford
- Pat Conway as Sgt. Pete Allen
- Florenz Ames as Prof. Anton Gunther
- Paul Smith as Cororal, Parkman's Clerk
- Phil Harvey as Lou, Radar Man
- Floyd Simmons as Army Sergeant
- Paul Campbell as Lt. Fred Pizar
- Helen Jay as Mrs. Farley