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The Rebel Set (1959)

Three beatniks are brought together to rob an armored car, only to face betrayal from amongst their ranks.

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Karen, the Waitress
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Rita Leland
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Conductor, New York Train
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King Invader, Beat Poet (as Norman Jolley)
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Bali Dancer
Robert Nash
Peter Brian
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Three beatniks are brought together to rob an armored car, only to face betrayal from amongst their ranks.

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B-GUYS! (The Beatnicks) Living and Loving for strange kicks! JET DOLLS! Ready and willing to go into orbit! KING OF BEATSVILLE! Master mind behind a million dollars worth of murder! THE "WEIRDIES"! Nobody knows what makes them tick! See more »

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Trivia

The movie is skewered by Joel and the bots on Mystery Science Theater 3000 (s4, e19). See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the movie, when the policemen are boarding the train in Newark, the film has been mirrored, as can be seen by the word "PACIFIC" (as "CIFICAP") on the right side of the door. See more »

Quotes

King Invader: I am bugged... beyond recall!
[leaves the club's stage in a fit of picque]
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Connections

Featured in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Rebel Set (1992) See more »

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you shouldn't hate mst3k
28 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Without mst3k, most people would never have watched these crappy movies again. Maybe people aren't happy that a bunch of puppets make fun of movies that they like, but at least it ensures that geeks (including me) everywhere will be entertained by classics like "The Creeping Terror" and "The Rebel Set" (which isn't that bad, I agree, but you really should lighten up) for years.

Yes, this is one movie I can actually watch without the mst3k filter. It starts out slowly but once they do the crime, it moves along pretty well. I like how the guy disguises himself as an evil priest. The on- foot chase at the end goes on forever though. Completely unnecessary.


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