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The Earth Dies Screaming (1964)

Approved | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 14 October 1964 (USA)
A crack test pilot lands to find the planet has been devastated by some unknown forces. There are a few survivors, so he organizes them in a plan to ward off control by a group of killer ... See full summary »

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A crack test pilot lands to find the planet has been devastated by some unknown forces. There are a few survivors, so he organizes them in a plan to ward off control by a group of killer robots. Written by Keith Stacey <staceyk@rpi.net.au>

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Who... Or What Were They... Who Tried To Wipe All Living Creatures Off The Face Of This Earth? See more »

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The village featured is Shere in Surrey. It has hardly changed at all, including the square near the pub and the shop where he acquires the radio. See more »

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When the couple is shown in their wrecked car (approx. 5 mins into the film), the woman's left upper eyelid moves twice, yet she is supposedly dead. See more »

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Referenced in The Last Man on Earth (1964) See more »

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Aliens invade rural England
10 June 2005 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

I taped The Earth Dies Screaming when Channel 4 screened it some years ago, but, unfortunately I never saw the last five or 10 minutes as the tape ran out. It hasn't been on again since nor has it been released on VHS or DVD.

Aliens have invaded the UK and killer robots are reviving dead humans as zombies and the few survivors have to try and stop them.

The thing I remember most about this movie are the scenes of the robots slowly walking through the rural village. Very eerie.

The cast includes Willard Parker, Dennis Price, Virginia Field and Hammer and sci-fi regular Thorley Walters (Frankenstein Created Woman, The People That Time Forgot).

It would be nice to see The Earth Dies Screraming again, especially the ending. Come on Channel 4 or any other channel, let's have it on again.

Rating: 3 stars out of 5.


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