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The Crawling Hand is the main antagonist of the 1963 American horror film The Crawling Hand.

When a spaceship crashes, the exploded astronaut's severed arm takes on a life of its own after being possessed by an alien and begins to strangle the local townspeople.

Appearance

The Crawling Hand is a severed human arm that has been cut off at the elbow.

Powers and Abilities

The Crawling Hand possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Superhuman strength
  • Sentience
  • Mobility

Fate

The hand is eaten by a cat.

Trivia

  • The Crawling Hand was featured in Episode 6 of Season 1 of the TV series Mystery Science Theater 3000.

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