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Have Rocket -- Will Travel (1959)

The 3 Stooges are cleaners at a spaceport when they accidentally take off and land on Venus. The boys encounter a talking unicorn, a giant fire breathing tarantula and an alien computer that creates three evil duplicates of the Stooges.

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Joe DeRita ...
Curly-Joe (as The Three Stooges)
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Larry (as The Three Stooges)
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Moe (as The Three Stooges)
Jerome Cowan ...
J.P. Morse
Anna-Lisa ...
Dr. Ingrid Naarveg (as Anna Lisa)
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Dr. Ted Benson (as Bob Colbert)
Don Lamond ...
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The 3 Stooges are cleaners at a spaceport when they accidentally take off and land on Venus. The boys encounter a talking unicorn, a giant fire breathing tarantula and an alien computer that creates three evil duplicates of the Stooges.

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You've heard of Sputniks and Luniks...here come the Laughniks! See more »

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1 August 1959 (USA)  »

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El cohete lunático  »

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$380,000 (estimated)
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The only feature film with Joe DeRita that contains a Stooge eye-poke. The boys later deleted the gag from their routine, as angry mothers began to protest that children were poking their eyes out. See more »

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In the rocket ship, wires can be seen lifting Larry as he feels the effects of gravity. See more »

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Larry: [French girl is stolen away] Why didn't I learn French instead of Latin? Ooo, a Latin...
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Edited from It's a Wonderful Life (1946) See more »

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Have Rocket, Will Travel
Music by George Duning
Lyrics by Stanley Styne
Performed by Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and Joe DeRita
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Strangely lovable
27 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is the equivalent of a satisfying trip to your favorite fast food restaurant. Let's face it, if you're in the mood for a quarter pounder with cheese than the most delicious sirloin steak isn't going to satisfy you --- only that greaseburger will do. By the same token if you're looking for some low-brow Stooge fun then Ernst Lubitsch at his peak ain't gonna do it for you but this film will. Sure, it's not even the Stooges at their best, their glory days were almost twenty years in the past, but they still had some of the old zip and all the old shtick is trotted out like it was brand new and mixed with enough fifties sci-fi clichés to provide a satisfying junk meal. In fact a straight sci-fi movie like QUEEN OF OUTER SPACE could have used some of this movie's imagination and energy. I particularly liked the giant fire spewing tarantula, an effect pulled off quite well I might add, at least as well as Universal's "classic" TARANTULA. And I have to admit I find the title song kind of catchy. So sue me.


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