Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)

Unrated  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  22 July 1959 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mona McKinnon ...
Duke Moore ...
Carl Anthony ...
Paul Marco ...
Dudley Manlove ...
Joanna Lee ...
John Breckinridge ...
David De Mering ...
Norma McCarty ...
Bill Ash ...
Lynn Lemon ...
Reverend (as Reverend Lynn Lemon)


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22 July 1959 (USA)  »

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Grave Robbers from Outer Space  »

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$60,000 (estimated)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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This movie maybe be awful, but it's the best!
4 January 2001 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I really love this movie, I have seen it so many times, spotting all the mistakes. But I love it, it entertains, it's funny. Ed Wood was a good film maker, because he made movies because he loves doing it, not because he wanted to make money. The way he made his movies was amazing, the things he went through, he was a legend. I love this movie so much it's in my DVD collection. 10/10 from me!!!! Ed Wood rules!!

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