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Wild, Wild Planet (1965)
"I criminali della galassia" (original title)

Approved  |   |  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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9 August 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gamma I Quadrilogy Vol. 1  »

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1.85 : 1
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While filming, a crack in the pool while filled with "blood" originated a leak, so people in the neighborhood suddenly saw blood-like red-colored water coming out from their taps See more »

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At the end of a car chase, which is shot in broad daylight, the film cuts to a miniature of the car going off a model railroad-size road and steep embankment (with accompanying unnecessary sparking effects)and crashing at the bottom. The effect is shot taking place at night, despite the fact the preceding chase had just been on a sunlit day. When the scene cuts back from the model to a live scene of the actors investigating the wreck, it is also filmed as a night shot in order to match the previous miniature scene. See more »

Quotes

Cmdr. Mike Halstead: [smirking] Oh, I've been meaning to ask you dear, did you enjoy your vacation?
[last lines]
Lt. Connie Gomez: Mike Halstead, you're obnoxious! I can't stand you! You're unfair, unkind, uncouth, and I just, I just hate the sight of you!
[Mike shuts her up with a kiss]
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Unintentional Laugh-Fest!
27 October 2002 | by (Phoenix, AZ) – See all my reviews

Like Plan Nine From Outer Space (which is only slightly worse), Wild Wild Planet is an absolute must-see if only for the unintentional laughs and the I-Can't-Believe-This-Got-Released reaction. The "City of the Future" set is so obviously a model that it took me a while to realize they were trying to fool me into thinking it was a city. The star troopers patrol the city in a flying saucer dangling from a string. Instead of "nit-wit", the insult of choice is "helium head." And the scene that actually made me laugh out loud...when the star troopers get to the planet Doofus...er, Delphus, they are given a tour of the facility, which includes a "space conditioning" room. In it, there are these rotating "steam boxes" with men in them, only their heads are visible, and they slowly go around and around like some goofy little carnival ride. I split a gut! And then there's the Proteo Theatre, which features a gay production of Madame Butterfly or something, set to music by the Ventures...oh, yes, friends, this is a hoot. Grab some popcorn and a glass of Saurian Brandy, and drink a toast to the way we thought things were going to be now, back in the 60's.


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