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The Angry Red Planet (1959)

 -  Sci-Fi  -  23 November 1959 (USA)
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One of only two survivors from a Martian expedition is so traumatized she doesn't remember the circumstances of the trip.

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Col. Thomas O'Bannion
Naura Hayden ...
Dr. Iris 'Irish' Ryan (as Nora Hayden)
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Prof. Theodore Gettell
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CWO Sam Jacobs
Paul Hahn ...
Maj. Gen. George Treegar
J. Edward McKinley ...
Prof. Paul Weiner
Tom Daly ...
Don Lamond ...
TV Newscaster / Narrator / Martian (voice)
Edward Innes ...
Brig. Gen. Alan Prescott
Gordon Barnes ...
Maj. Lyman Ross
Jack Haddock ...
Lt. Col. Davis
Brandy Bryan ...
Nurse Hayes
Joan Fitzpatrick ...
Nurse Dixon
Duke Norton ...
Dr. Muller
William Remick ...
Dr. Hawley (as Wm. Remick)
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The first spaceship to Mars, presumed lost, is found in space and brought back to Earth by remote control. Only two from an initial crew of four are still alive, but one is unconscious due to an attached alien growth, while the other is traumatized, blocking out all memory of what happened. In hopes to save the unconscious crewman, the amnesiac is interrogated back into remembering. Those in charge thereby learn of the terrible dangers awaiting anyone venturing into the spooky, ruddy stillness of the very alien Martian ecosystem. Written by statmanjeff

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Spectacular Adventure Beyond Time and Space ...

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23 November 1959 (USA)  »

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Invasion of Mars  »

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$190,000 (estimated)
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The alien monster is the same one featured on the cover of the album "Walk Among Us" (1982) by The Misfits. See more »

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When leaving the ship, the crew's space helmets lack protective glass. See more »

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CWO Sam Jacobs: All right, everybody! Come and get it! Breakfast's ready! Hot coffee, hard tack and vitamin pill!
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The main title, cast and credits do not appear until the end of the film. See more »

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Scared spit-less
28 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie scared the be jeepers out of me.

Well, I saw the original release, and I was eight years old. But it scared me good. There was all the red. There were the scary actors who had really bad five word lines out of a comic book.

There was always something OUT THERE.

There were all the kids crying and running for the exit doors.

and then the nightmares. Took me at least three days to get over this one.

This movie was made for kids. Why are there so many comments up here about this grade D flick?

And some of you are watching this thing as adults?


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