IMDb > Invisible Invaders (1959)
Invisible Invaders
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Invisible Invaders (1959) More at IMDbPro »


Overview

User Rating:
4.9/10   840 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 7% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writer:
Samuel Newman (written by)
Contact:
View company contact information for Invisible Invaders on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
15 May 1959 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A sci-fi shocker that'll keep you awake at night! See more »
Plot:
Aliens, contacting scientist Adam Penner, inform him that they have been on the moon for twenty thousand years... See more » | Full synopsis »
NewsDesk:
(7 articles)
Human vs. Alien Films: The Must-Sees
 (From SoundOnSight. 12 July 2014, 7:37 PM, PDT)

The Darkest Hour (review)
 (From FlickFilosopher. 12 January 2012, 4:09 PM, PST)

Forgotten Pre-Codes: "Afraid to Talk" (1932)
 (From MUBI. 14 December 2011, 7:50 PM, PST)

User Reviews:
Invisible Invaders See more (38 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

John Agar ... Maj. Bruce Jay

Jean Byron ... Phyllis Penner
Philip Tonge ... Dr. Adam Penner
Robert Hutton ... Dr. John Lamont

John Carradine ... Dr. Karol Noymann
Hal Torey ... The Farmer

Paul Langton ... Lt. Gen. Stone
Eden Hartford ... WAAF Secretary
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Don Kennedy ... Pilot (uncredited)
Chuck Niles ... Hockey Game Announcer (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward L. Cahn 
 
Writing credits
Samuel Newman (written by)

Produced by
Robert E. Kent .... producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Dunlap 
 
Cinematography by
Maury Gertsman (director of photography)
 
Art Direction by
William Glasgow 
 
Set Decoration by
Morris Hoffman 
 
Makeup Department
Phillip Scheer .... makeup artist (as Philip Scheer)
Kaye Shea .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Ben Hersh .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Herbert S. Greene .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Max Frankel .... property master
 
Sound Department
Henry Adams .... sound effects editor
Al Overton .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Roger George .... special effects
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Einar Bourman .... wardrobe man
Sabine Manela .... wardrobe woman (as Sabine Manella)
 
Editorial Department
Grant Whytock .... supervising editor
 
Other crew
Buzz Gibson .... chief technician
Dell Ross .... script supervisor
 
Crew believed to be complete


Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Runtime:
67 min
Country:
Language:
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Finland:K-16 | USA:Approved (PCA #19241)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
His role as Adam Penner was the final role for Philip Tonge. He died on January 28 1959 before this film went into release on May 15 (shooting began December 11 1958).See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Alien says one final warning will be given but one is given at hockey match and a second at the football game.See more »
Quotes:
Phyllis Penner:I thought you weren't going to make it.
Maj. Bruce Jay:We almost did.
See more »
Movie Connections:

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Invisible Invaders, 2 July 2007
Author: estabanb2002 from United States

Obviously, a cut above "Planet 9 from Outer Space". It has good suspense and adequate production quality for the time, genre, and apparently the film's low budget. I would have loved it at the Saturday coke-bottle-top matinée as a 10 year old. It probably inspired many a producer/director's subsequent "zombie" movie. All in all, a tedious 1950's "good U.S. earthlings versus the heartless alien invaders" movie, which can be appreciated only as campy fun. Unfortunately, todays alien invaders are more insidious, not so identifiable, but just as deadly. Sad to see John Agar, who was a pretty good actor given his prior work, in such a stinker.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (38 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Invisible Invaders (1959)

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
The War of the Worlds The Man from Planet X Plan 9 from Outer Space Earth vs. the Flying Saucers Flying Disc Man from Mars
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Sci-Fi section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.