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Queen of Outer Space (1958)

American astronauts are drawn by a mysterious force to the planet Venus, which they find to be inhabited only by beautiful women and their despotic queen.

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Mary Ford ...
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Marya Stevens ...
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Laura Mason ...
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Lynn Cartwright ...
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Kathy Marlowe ...
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Coleen Drake ...
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Storyline

En route to Earth's orbiting space station, a spaceship with four men aboard is attacked and they awaken after their spaceship crash lands. One of them, Professor Konrad, determines they have landed on Venus, a planet scientists had believed to be uninhabitable. They are taken prisoner by the inhabitants, all beautiful women, who imprisoned the men and took control of the planet. Their masked Queen, Yllana, has plans to destroy the Earth with their beta disintegrator but there is dissent among them led by the beautiful Talleah. Written by garykmcd

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Millions of Miles Through The Unknown Universe! See more »


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7 September 1958 (USA)  »

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Queen of the Universe  »

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Trivia

The project was originally announced as "Queen of the Universe" by Allied Artists in 1951 and was to have been produced by Walter Wanger. See more »

Goofs

The "veins of gold" in the cave where the main characters hide near the end are clearly just spray painted lines on the fake rocks that serve as the cave walls. See more »

Quotes

Venusian Girl: Silence... Man!
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Connections

Referenced in Ladykracher: Episode #5.11 (2010) See more »

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Hilarious cliche-ridden sci-fi fun
23 October 1998 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Steve Rhodes (newsgroup review) sums it up best when he says, "'Queen of Outer Space' is a parody of science fiction films. Whether it meant to be so at the time is another question." This is prime material for MST3K (very similar to "Fire Maidens from Outer Space"), but they might be avoiding "Queen" because it almost makes fun of itself. It reeks of cardboard sets, silly dialogue, and more phallic symbols, hot babes, and sexual innuendo than you can wave a stick (or laser gun) at. The astronauts ride in Lay-Z-Boy chairs and Zsa Zsa Gabor is a real treat. Never taking itself seriously, it's the "Austin Powers" of the sci-fi genre.


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