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Missile to the Moon (1958)

Approved | | Drama, Sci-Fi | 29 June 1960 (Mexico)
Escaped convicts Gary and Lon are caught hiding in a rocket by scientist Dirk Green, who forces them to pilot the ship to the moon. Dirk, who's secretly a moon being, wants to return to his... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Steve Dayton
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June Saxton
K.T. Stevens ...
The Lido
Tommy Cook ...
Gary
Nina Bara ...
Alpha
Gary Clarke ...
Lon
Michael Whalen ...
Dirk Green
Laurie Mitchell ...
Lambda
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Zema (as Marjorie Hellen)
Henry Hunter ...
Col. Wickers
Lee Roberts ...
Pat Mowry ...
Moon Girl
Tania Velia ...
Moon Girl
Sanita Pelkey ...
Moon Girl
Lisa Simone ...
Moon Girl
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Storyline

Escaped convicts Gary and Lon are caught hiding in a rocket by scientist Dirk Green, who forces them to pilot the ship to the moon. Dirk, who's secretly a moon being, wants to return to his home satellite. Dirk's partner Steve Dayton and his fiancé June stowaway on the ship by accident. Will they all make it back safely? Written by Mark Holcomb <mholcomb@europa.com>

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Lunar She-Devils Lure Earthmen Into Their Lair of Doom! See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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29 June 1960 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Bestie des Grauens  »

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Budget:

$65,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Leading lady Cathy Downs' screams are dubbed--they were Allison Hayes' screams from Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958). See more »

Goofs

The rocketship bottom used in the moon sequence is very clearly a cardboard cut-out. See more »

Quotes

The Lido: You have not even commented on my blindness.
Steve Dayton: I was very sorry to see it.
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Featured in It Came from Hollywood (1982) See more »

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Best Dubbed Scream
2 August 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The dubbed female scream, commonly used in the 1950s, gets especially good notices in this intriguing science-fiction film. It's so good, 2 actresses, Cathy Downs and Nina Bara, get to use the exact same scream. The film is competently told, sincerely acted, particularly by K.T. Stevens as the Moon's Queen, and the always reliable Ms. Downs. The rock creatures are eerie; in fact "Galaxy Quest" (1999) honors this film with their giant rock monster. The spider is a bit puppet like, but the Moon women are compelling.

Above-average chills.


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