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Journey to the Seventh Planet -- A five man international expedition sets out to investigate the planet Uranus.  Upon landing, the crew begins to realize that the planet is under the malevolent influence of a powerful being resembling a huge human brain.

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Writers:
Sidney W. Pink (original story)
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Release Date:
10 March 1962 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
A Trip Into Pure Hell. See more »
Plot:
Earth sends a five-man team to explore the frozen planet Uranus, only to find a temperate forest and sultry women from their past on it, courtesy of an alien brain with evil designs. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

John Agar ... Capt. Don Graham
Carl Ottosen ... Commander Eric
Ove Sprogøe ... Barry O'Sullivan
Louis Miehe-Renard ... Svend (as Louis Meihe Renard)
Peter Monch ... Karl (as Peter Mönch)
Greta Thyssen ... Greta Thyssen
Ann Smyrner ... Ingrid
Mimi Heinrich ... Ursula
Annie Birgit Garde ... Ellen
Ulla Moritz ... Lise
Bente Juel ... Colleen
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Julian Burton ... Alien Brain (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Sidney W. Pink  (as Sidney Pink)
 
Writing credits
Sidney W. Pink (original story) (as Sid Pink)

Ib Melchior (screenplay) and
Sidney W. Pink (screenplay) (as Sid Pink)

Produced by
Sidney W. Pink .... producer (as Sidney Pink)
Johann Zalabery .... associate producer (as J. H. Zalabery)
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Ib Glindemann 
Ronald Stein (US version)
 
Casting by
William Schuller 
 
Art Direction by
H. Gärtner (scenemaster) (as Herbi Gärtner)
 
Set Decoration by
Helge Hansen 
 
Costume Design by
Helge Hansen (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Calma Jensen .... makeup artist (as Calma)
 
Production Management
Eric Moberg .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Szasza Zalabery .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Otto Lund .... architect
 
Sound Department
Paul Nyrup .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Ronny Schaemmel .... special effects photographer (as Ronny Schoemmel)
Bert I. Gordon .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Børge Hamberg .... abstracts
Krogh .... miniatures
Wah Chang .... stop-motion animator: cyclops (uncredited)
Jim Danforth .... stop-motion animator: cyclops (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Carlo Rasmussen .... electrician
Edvard Svendsen .... electrician
Aage Wiltrup .... cameraman (as Age Wiltrup)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hanny Zalabery .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Ib Melchior .... montage director
Tove Palsbo .... cutter
Thok Søndergaard .... cutter
 
Music Department
Ib Glindemann .... conductor
Kendall Schmidt .... composer: new end title music (VHS release )
 

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77 min | Denmark:83 min
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | UK:U | USA:Approved | USA:Passed (National Board of Review)
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Trivia:
Among the replacement footage used in the American International version was a brief special effects shot from The Angry Red Planet (1959).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Concerning the astronauts' rubber suits, oxygen is not really an issue as their faces aren't fully covered by the glass welder-style visors.See more »
Quotes:
Karl:I... I have always had an abnormal fear of rats. That's why I couldn't stand up to that... rat thing.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features The Angry Red Planet (1959)See more »
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14 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
This one calls for a remake., 23 April 2003
Author: gridoon

As other reviewers have noted, what we have here is a great basic concept (and to think that the film predates "Solaris" by more than ten years!), trapped in a grade-Z production (appalling color-processing, cheap special effects, overuse of stock footage, etc.). The film would still make a pretty good "Twilight Zone" episode, but a well-made remake would be most welcome. (**)

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