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I criminali della galassia (1965)

 -  Sci-Fi  -  9 August 1967 (USA)
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A deranged scientist is using his employer's top-secret bio-laboratory to engage in clandestine eugenics experiments. When he starts kidnapping leading citizens for use in his twisted tests... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Russel ...
Cmdr. Mike Halstead (as Tony Russell)
Lisa Gastoni ...
Lt. Connie Gomez
Massimo Serato ...
Mr. Nurmi
Carlo Giustini ...
Ken, Lieutenant (as Charles Justin)
...
Jake, Lieutenant
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Gen. Fowler
Umberto Raho ...
Gen. Paul Maitland (as Bert Raho)
Vittorio Bonos ...
Anton Fryd, as a dwarf (as Victor Bonos)
Aldo Canti ...
(as Aldo Kant)
Franco Doria ...
(as Frank Doris)
Margherita Horowitz ...
Mrs. Fowler (as Margaret Horowitz)
Carlo Kechler ...
Werner (as Karl Mechler)
Rodolfo Lodi ...
Claridge (as Rudolph Lodin)
Renato Montalbano ...
Detective
Piero Pastore ...
(as Peter Pastor)
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Storyline

A deranged scientist is using his employer's top-secret bio-laboratory to engage in clandestine eugenics experiments. When he starts kidnapping leading citizens for use in his twisted tests, it's up to rogue cop Mike Halstead to come to the rescue of all and sundry, including his lady friend Connie, who is also being held captive by the madman. Written by Alfred Jingle

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WILD is the Word For This World!

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Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Release Date:

9 August 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gamma I Quadrilogy Vol. 1  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film, The War of the Planets (1966), Il pianeta errante (1966) and Snow Devils (1967) (the "Gamma One Quadrilogy") were all shot at the same time in order to save money. See more »

Goofs

As Anton Fryd's vehicle pulls up there is another vehicle in the roadway which Fryd's vehicle pulls along side of, he gets out and his driver leaves. Moments later as the driver of this other vehicle flees, the vehicle has moved to the middle the roadway. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Nurmi: Soon she will be ready for the great moment when she and I will become one person; when my flesh will absorb hers. We will be one, one dual person. That will be the perfect combination of my work - the total fusion, the great moment.
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Followed by Il pianeta errante (1966) See more »

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Lovely piece of eye-candy
19 December 1999 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

I'm still not totally sure of the plot of this of Mad, Mad Planet, and the rather dicey conversion from Italian to English doesn't help much, but it's still a lot of fun. If you are a fan of Austin Powers then you really would enjoy the wonderful sense of design and fashion.

I'd love to hear what the stunt men that had a blow-torch fired point-blank at their chests were paid.


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