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Director:
Writers:
Terry Nation (from the B.B.C. television serial)
Milton Subotsky (screenplay)
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Release Date:
5 August 1966 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
The Daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against Earth and its people is foiled when Dr. Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it out. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Peter Cushing ... Dr. Who

Bernard Cribbins ... Tom Campbell
Ray Brooks ... David
Andrew Keir ... Wyler
Roberta Tovey ... Susan
Jill Curzon ... Louise
Roger Avon ... Wells
Geoffrey Cheshire ... Roboman
Keith Marsh ... Conway
Philip Madoc ... Brockley
Steve Peters ... Leader Roboman
Eddie Powell ... Thompson
Godfrey Quigley ... Dortmun
Peter Reynolds ... Man on Bicycle
Bernard Spear ... Man with Carrier bag
Sheila Steafel ... Young Woman
Eileen Way ... Old Woman
Kenneth Watson ... Craddock
John Wreford ... Robber
Robert Jewell ... Leader Dalek Operator
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Graham ... Daleks (voice) (uncredited)
Peter Hawkins ... Daleks (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Gordon Flemyng 
 
Writing credits
Terry Nation (from the B.B.C. television serial)

Milton Subotsky (screenplay)

David Whitaker (additional material)

Sydney Newman  original concept (uncredited)

Produced by
Max Rosenberg .... producer (as Max J. Rosenberg)
Milton Subotsky .... producer
Joe Vegoda .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Bill McGuffie 
 
Cinematography by
John Wilcox (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ann Chegwidden 
 
Art Direction by
George Provis 
 
Set Decoration by
Maurice Pelling 
 
Makeup Department
Bunty Phillips .... makeup artist
Bobbie Smith .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Ted Wallis .... production manager
Tony Wallis .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anthony Waye .... assistant director
Ron Carr .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Bill Waldron .... construction manager
William Alexander .... draughtsman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Buster Ambler .... sound recordist (as A. Ambler)
John Cox .... sound supervisor
John Poyner .... sound editor
Alan Blay .... maintenance: sound unit (uncredited)
Peter Dukelow .... boom operator (uncredited)
Ernest Webb .... sound camera operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Ted Samuels .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Gerald Larn .... matte painter (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Harcourt .... camera operator
Ray Jones .... camera grip
Ted Deason .... clapper loader (uncredited)
Maurice Gillett .... supervising electrician (uncredited)
Geoff Glover .... focus puller (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jackie Cummins .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Thelma Orr .... second assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Barry Gray .... composer: electronic music
Bill McGuffie .... conductor
 
Other crew
Pamela Davies .... continuity
Vivienne Eden .... production secretary (uncredited)
 
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Also Known As:
"Daleks Invade Earth 2150 A.D." - USA (TV title)
"Dr. Who: Daleks Invasion Earth 2150 A.D." - USA (video title)
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84 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Despite bearing the credit "An AARU Production", this film (and its forerunner Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)) was made entirely by Amicus. AARU received the sole production credit as part of a co-finance deal with Amicus, which felt it couldn't afford to make a movie of this scale by itself.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: On the left hand 'Roboman Converter' two of the top row of red lights are not working.See more »
Quotes:
Dalek:[over the radio] Surrender now and you will live. Resist and you will be exterminated. Show yourselves in the streets immediately and obey the orders of your masters, the Daleks!
Dortmun:Obey motorised dustbins? We'll see about that!
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Soundtrack:
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565See more »

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26 out of 31 people found the following review useful.
Extermination is not an Option, 3 September 2005
Author: Bogmeister from United States

When I first saw this on TV as a kid, I was really taken with the fanciful far-out concepts of a conquered Earth. For a 12 year-old boy into sci-fi, this was and is the ultimate escapist fare. I had no knowledge of the British TV series at the time so my intro to Dr.Who was Peter Cushing (playing older than he is), the movie version of the old-time traditional Doctor. I probably saw this film before the previous one "Dr. Who and the Daleks" as I was puzzled by the Doctor's recognition of his old foes, the unforgettable Daleks. Yes, who can forget those frog-like voices, warped by metallics, usually screaming for the death of humans. The British cast is really keen, especially Cribbins as an out-of-place copper and Andrew Keir as a hobbled resistance fighter. They bring a curious reality to the fantastic setting.

The picture has a decidedly British flavor and, of course, is filmed in the British countryside. Though I didn't reason this out at the time when I was a kid, it had an obviously different taste to it; I was mostly familiar with U.S. low budget sci-fi pics of the '50s and '60s at the time. The scope of the picture seemed really huge back then: London in a destroyed state, humanity decimated. There was that really cool flying saucer, looking fully functional and detailed. And there were the creepy Robo-men, in their slick black bodysuits and far-out helmets, like some futuristic Nazis or space zombies. All of this stuff really just took me over and I couldn't wait for the next time the local TV channels would run it again (not very often, as it happened). Some years later, I realized the title, 2150 AD, sounded cool, but the invasion by the Daleks must have occurred only a few years before the events of this movie, and the dilapidated buildings all looked like they'd been wrecked in the sixties. Ah, no matter. Many years later, I got the DVD and the thrill, tho muted by the long passage of experience and adulthood, is still there. They really knew how to make 'em back then.

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