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Mars Needs Women (1967)

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Dop leads his fellow Martians to Earth on an interplanetary quest for females. Dop proves that Martians have impeccable taste when one of his first conquests turns out to be sexy scientist Dr. Marjorie Bolen.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dop - Martian Fellow #1 / Mr. Fast - Seattle Sun Reporter
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Dr. Marjorie Bolen
Warren Hammack ...
Martian Doctor / Fellow #2
Tony Huston ...
Martian Fellow #3 (as Anthony Houston)
Larry Tanner ...
Martian Fellow #4
Cal Duggan ...
Martian Fellow #5
Pat Delaney ...
Artist Abducted by Martians (as Pat Delany)
Sherry Roberts ...
Brenda Knowlan, Abductee
Donna Lindberg ...
Stewardess Abducted by Martians
Bubbles Cash ...
Stripper Abducted by Martians (as 'Bubbles' Cash)
Byron Lord ...
Col. Bob Page, U.S.D.S.
Roger Ready ...
Stimmons
Barnett Shaw ...
Man at Military Conference
Neil Fletcher ...
Secretary of Defense
Chet Davis ...
Real Mr. Fast
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After receiving a series of messages from outer space all decoded to be "Mars Needs Women", the United States Decoding Center in Houston receives a visit from Dop, the leader of a group of five Martians on an experimental voyage to Earth. Because of a genetic problem, Martians are producing virtually only male offspring and thus need to import women for the survival of the species. The Martians' non-hostile mission is to bring back to Mars five fertile and single human women. Those at the Center see the mission as a hostile one and as such the Martians decide to carry out their mission as inconspicuously as possible without the cooperation of the authorities by posing as Earthlings. Of the potential women they spy which includes strippers, co-eds and flight attendants, the one they believe is the most conducive to success of the project is the beautiful Dr. Marjorie Bolen, an expert in space genetics. In pursuing her, Dop falls in love with Dr. Bolen. But the Martians have to complete... Written by Huggo

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They were looking for chicks... to go all the way!

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Tommy Kirk had previously played a Martian in the 1964 AIP release "Pajama Party," fourth in the studio's Beach Party series with Annette Funicello, featuring only a cameo from Frankie Avalon. See more »

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At the beginning, in the computer room, the girl operating the teletype machine is wearing a green blouse but after the credits she is suddenly wearing a lab coat. See more »

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Stimmons: Just how long have we been receiving these mysterious signals from outer space?
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One of the great awful movies
9 September 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this movie because it is just so darn sincere. There is not a moment in the film that suggests its author understands the ridiculousness of his premise. This wants to be a good movie, an intelligent piece of science fiction, and yet, it is called Mars Needs Women. The movie even has some literary pretensions showing.

Everything about this movie is inept, but done with such earnestness that it is reminiscent of when a cute little kid says something totally absurd and laughable with a straightforward demeanor that just makes it all that much funnier. I rank this up (or is that down) with camp classics like Glen or Glenda. I just found it very funny.


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