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Destination Inner Space (1966)

 -  Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  May 1966 (USA)
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Strange goings on at the site of an experimental underwater laboratory as a mysterious object of unknown origin is detected in the area. A group of researchers investigate and come face to ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Scott Brady ...
Cmdr. Wayne
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Dr. Rene Peron
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Dr. LaSatier
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Sandra Welles
Mike Road ...
Hugh Maddox
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Dr. James
William Thourlby ...
Tex
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Dr. Wilson
Glenn Sipes ...
Mike
Richard Niles ...
Ellis
Roy Barcroft ...
Skipper
Ed Charles Sweeny ...
Bos'un
Ken Delo ...
Radio Man
Ron Burke ...
The Thing
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Ho Lee
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Strange goings on at the site of an experimental underwater laboratory as a mysterious object of unknown origin is detected in the area. A group of researchers investigate and come face to face with the object, a large automated extraterrestrial probe. They board the craft and discover a small object at first considered to be some sort of instrument package, which they take back to the lab for closer inspection. It is then that events take a turn for the worse. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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Scientists in an underwater exploration struggle to survive an invasion of monsters from another planet! See more »

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Terror of the Deep  »

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Near the end of the movie, when Cmdr. Wayne and Maddox are leaving the underwater lab with dynamite, headed to the alien probe ship, a third diver is seen smack dab in the middle of the shot pushing their two-person mini propulsion craft. See more »

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I LIKE IT VERY MUCH
2 February 2002 | by (Snowy NY) – See all my reviews

I cry more often now that Mystery Science Theatre 3000 quit making new episodes, and rarely harder than this evening after viewing "Destination Inner Space." This film features a yellow (sometimes orange, depending on aquarium clarity) crucifix-shaped Sealab ("Aquasphere") reached via a yellow-painted soup can on a string and filled with abrasive oxygen-depleting humans being stalked by the Wisconsin state record bluegill. I would applaud the many silent hours of scuba diving, but Scott Brady looks exquisitely uncomfortable in his extremely snug wetsuit; also the lovely silence is often disturbed by loud outbreaks of soundtrack. I like actress Sheree North and was sorry that her character was pressured into falling for the pickup line "Shove that under your microscope and study it." This movie hurts quite a bit, yet amuses in that painful MST3K style, so I recommend it highly to cheese admirers who can drown it out with their own commentary. Grab a puppet and wipe those tears away!


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