Huk! is a 1956 American action film directed by John Barnwell and written by Stirling Silliphant filmed in the Philippines.. The film stars George Montgomery, Mona Freeman, John Baer, James Bell, Teddy Benavides and Mario Barri. The film was released on August 9, 1956, by United Artists.[1][2] It is the first Philippine film of George Montgomery who would return to the islands in the 1960s to produce, direct, co-write and star in a number of Philippine films.

Directed byJohn Barnwell
Produced byCollier Young
Screenplay byStirling Silliphant
Based onHuk!
by Stirling Silliphant
StarringGeorge Montgomery
Mona Freeman
John Baer
James Bell
Teddy Benavides
Mario Barri
Music byAlbert Glasser
CinematographyWilliam E. Snyder
Edited byHelene Turner
Pan Pacific Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • August 9, 1956 (1956-08-09)
Running time
84 minutes
CountryUnited States


Greg Dickson is an American born and raised in the Philippines. He returns to his family home after World War II to resume the family farming business. His plantation ends up in the middle of the Huk Natural with Greg and his labourers fighting the guerillas.



  1. "Huk! (1956) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  2. "Huk". TV Guide. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
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