Mutiny in Outer Space (1965)
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2w ago
A well-paced and entertaining sci-fi film hampered by its low budget Directed by Hugo Grimaldi, Arthur C. Pierce (uncredited) Written by Hugo Grimaldi, Arthur C. Pierce Produced by Hugo Grimaldi, Arthur C. Pierce, Bernard Woolner, David Woolner, Lawrence Woolner Cinematography: Archie R. Dalzell Edited by George White Music by Harry Eisen (Stock music editor) Production company: Hugo Grimaldi Productions Distributed by Woolner Brothers Pictures Running time: 82 minutes Budget: $90,000 (estimate)Cast William Leslie as Maj. Gordon Towers Dolores Faith as Dr. Faith Montaine Pamela Curran a ..read more
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First Spaceship on Venus (1960) Milcząca Gwiazda (Polish) Der schweigende Stern (German) (The Silent Star)
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1M ago
A good-looking sci-fi film with a naively optimistic view of the future and with characters that are difficult to care too much about. Directed by Kurt Maetzig Screenplay by Kurt Maetzig, J. Barkhauer (uncredited) Story by J. Fethke, W. Kohlhasse, G. Reisch, G. Rücker, A. Stenbock-Fermor Based on The Astronauts by Stanisław Lem Cinematography: Joachim Hasler Edited by Lena Neumann Music by Andrzej Markowski Production companies: Roter Kreis group of DEFA, Filmowe Iluzjon film studio Distributed by Progress Film (East Germany), Crown International Pictures (US) Running time: 93 minutes ..read more
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Planet of the Vampires (1965) (Terrore nello spazio)
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3M ago
A stylish, innovative, well-paced and entertaining mid-1960s sci-fi film with strong tone and atmosphere along with earnest performances. Directed by Mario Bava Screenplay by Alberto Bevilacqua, Callisto Cosulich, Mario Bava, Antonio Román, Rafael J. Salvia English version: Ib Melchior, Louis M. Heyward Based on "One Night of 21 Hours" by Renato Pestriniero Produced by,Fulvio Lucisano Cinematography: Antonio Rinaldi Edited by Antonio Gimeno, Romana Fortini Music by Gino Marinuzzi Jr. Production companies: Italian International Film, Castilla Cooperativa Cinematográfica, American Intern ..read more
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Alien (1979)
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3M ago
  A landmark film with an excellent combination of the sci-fi and horror genres along with a great deal to think about Directed by Ridley Scott Screenplay by Dan O'Bannon Story by Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett Produced by Gordon Carroll, David Giler, Walter Hill Cinematography: Derek Vanlint Edited by Terry Rawlings, Peter Weatherley Music by Jerry Goldsmith Production companies: 20th Century-Fox, Brandywine Productions Distributed by: 20th Century-Fox Running time: 116 minutes Budget: $11 million[a][5] Box office: $184.7 million Cast Tom Skerritt: Dallas Sigourney Weaver: Riple ..read more
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Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
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5M ago
The film that gave Star Trek back to the world Directed by Robert Wise Screenplay by Harold Livingston Story by Alan Dean Foster Based on Star Trek by Gene Roddenberry Produced by Gene Roddenberry Cinematography: Richard H. Kline Edited by Todd C. Ramsay Music by Jerry Goldsmith Production company: Paramount Pictures Distributed by Paramount Pictures Release date: December 7, 1979 Running time: 132 minutes Budget: $44 million] Box office: $139 million Cast  William Shatner: Captain Kirk Leonard Nimoy Leonard Nimo: Spock DeForest Kelley DeForest Kelley: Dr. McCoy James Doohan James Do ..read more
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Runaway (1984)
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7M ago
A lesser-known 1980s sci-fi gem that deserves far greater recognition Directed by Michael Crichton Written by Michael Crichton Produced by Michael I. Rachmil, Lisa Faversham, Kurt Villadsen Cinematography: John A. Alonzo Edited by Glenn Farr, James Coblentz Music by Jerry Goldsmith Production company: Delphi III Productions Distributed by Tri-Star Pictures Release date: December 14, 1984 Running time: 99 minutes Budget: $8 million Box office: $6,770,587 (USA) Cast Tom Selleck as Sergeant Jack R. Ramsay Cynthia Rhodes as Officer Karen Thompson Gene Simmons as Dr. Charles Luther Kirstie ..read more
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Atragon (1963)
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8M ago
( 海底軍艦, Kaitei Gunkan ) 'The Undersea Warship' A fairly entertaining Japanese science fiction film with impressive-looking sets and battle sequences together with a rousing music score. However, this is probably one of Toho’s and Ishiro Honda’s lesser efforts Directed by Ishirō Honda Screenplay by Shinichi Sekizawa[1] Based on The Undersea Warship: A Fantastic Tale of Island Adventure by Shunrō Oshikawa, The Undersea Kingdom by Shigeru Komatsuzaki Produced by Tomoyuki Tanaka Cinematography: Hajime Koizumi Edited by Ryohei Fujii Music by Akira Ifukube Production company: Toho Distributed ..read more
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Island of Terror (1966)
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9M ago
A competently directed British sci-fi / horror gem with a stirring and eerie musical score, colorful and crisp cinematography and an entertaining combination of suspense, humor and horror. Directed by Terence Fisher Written by Edward Mann Al Ramsen Based on an original story by Mann and Ramsen Produced by Tom Blakely Cinematography: Reg Wyer Edited by Thelma Connell Music by Malcolm Lockyer Barry Gray (electronic effects) Production company: Planet Film Productions Distributed by Planet Film Distributors, Universal Studios (US) Running time: 89 minutes Country: United Kingdom Budget: £7 ..read more
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Night of the Big Heat (1968)
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10M ago
ISLAND OF THE BURNING DAMNED ISLAND OF THE BURNING DOOMED A low budget but eerie, tense, gripping and effective sci-fi / horror film that let its characters tell the story Directed by Terence Fisher Written by Jane Baker, Pip Baker, Ronald Liles Based on “Night of the Big Heat” 1959 novel by John Lymington Produced by Tom Blakeley, Ronald Liles Cinematography: Reginald H. Wyer Edited by Rod Nelson-Keys Music by Malcolm Lockyer Production company: Planet Film Productions Distributed by Planet Film Distributors Running time: 94 minutes Cast Christopher Lee as Professor Godfrey Hanson Pat ..read more
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The Power (1968)
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11M ago
Certainly not a classic sci-fi film, but it is an entertaining oddity with an impressive supporting cast and good production values. Directed by Byron Haskin Written by John Gay Based on “The Power” by Frank M. Robinson Produced by George Pal Cinematography: Ellsworth Fredericks Edited by Thomas J. McCarthy Music by Miklós Rózsa Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-May Cast George Hamilton: Jim Tanner Suzanne Pleshette: Margery Lansing Richard Carlson: N. E. Van Zandt Yvonne De Carlo: Sally Hallson Earl Holliman: Talbot Scott Gary Merrill: Mark Corlane Ken Murray: Grover Barbara Nichols: Flora ..read more
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