Cosmonauts land on the planet Venus. However, they find themselves in danger from the voracious monsters they find on it.



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Cosmonauts land on the planet Venus. However, they find themselves in danger from the voracious monsters they find on it.

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14 April 1962 (Soviet Union)  »

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Planeta Burg  »

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This movie is later edited and dubbed as "Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet", released in the US in 1965. This movie (and the Russian inserts) were in turn used to create "Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women" (1968) See more »


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Pretty good film.
24 May 2002 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

It is a bit odd having a robot named John speaking monotonic Russian, but this is a pretty interesting film. I also found it interesting that a couple of English phrases were tossed in on occasion. This is not at all what I was expecting, which was something along the lines of "OUR space program is better than YOUR space program", considering the year this was made. However, there was only one passing reference to any political/ideological struggle, and that was probably thrown in to appease whatever Soviet film board that had to give its approval to this movie. I would recommend this one for any sci-fi junkies out there who like to see what other countries did with the genre.

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