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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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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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Trivia

The rocket ship model used in this film was also used as a comic prop by Huntz Hall in the 1954 Bowery Boys comedy Paris Playboys (1954). See more »

Goofs

In a world where everyone speaks in the same, "midwestern" accent, only one character speaks with a thick accent, Zsa Zsa. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Neal Patterson: I didn't say anything to the Queen. I didn't want to put her on guard, but I'm beginning to think our being here is not an accident.
Prof. Konrad: I'm afraid I must agree with you.
Lt. Mike Cruze: What is that? What is that?
Capt. Neal Patterson: The ray that destroyed the space station and knocked us off our course may have originated right here.
Lt. Mike Cruze: Oh, come off it! How could a bunch of women invent a gizmo like that?
Lt. Larry Turner: Sure, and even if they invented it, how could they aim it? You know how women drivers are!
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I liked it,but it needed more.
19 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

I watched so many of these films in the 50's as a child that it's nice to go back and see them again. While this film suffers in several areas,most of it linked to production value,it can still be enjoyable if you remember that it was produced on a small budget. The main problem being the sets are terrible.This was solved in the 30's with low lighting,but none of that is found here.All sets are well lit and the color is very good.The girls are beautiful enough to make you forget the sets for a while.Barbara Darrow and Lisa Davis are better than their parts and made me fall in love with them all over again. I wish that the writer had put in a photo of "Queen Yllana" before the disfigurement to let us see Laurie Mitchell without the make-up. What can one say about Zsa Zsa Gabor except that she was herself and that always seems to be enough.Paul Birch always did the best the part demanded,but seems to be less than enthusiastic here.Eric Fleming is wooden and best in his TV role in "Rawhide". Dave Willock and Patrick Waltz are the ones having the most fun with their parts and appear not to really care if the film is not top quality. After all this, I must still say that I enjoy this film each time I see it. Just take it for what it is,"A Drive-In Movie" from the 50's.


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