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Release Date:
15 April 1966 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
It's the battle of the sexes as savage planet women attack female space invaders! See more »
Plot:
A spaceship crashes upon an unexplored planet, and the rescuers sent to search for survivors discover that decades have passed due to time dilation. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Wendell Corey ... Adm. David King
Keith Larsen ... Cmdr. Scott

John Agar ... Dr. Farrell
Paul Gilbert ... Lt. Red Bradley
Merry Anders ... Lt. Karen Lamont

Irene Tsu ... Linda

Robert Ito ... Tang (as Roberto Ito)

Stuart Margolin ... Chief
Todd Lasswell ... Lt. Charles Anderson, Tang's Father (as Todd Laswell)
Kam Tong ... Jung
Ron Stokes ... Sgt. Allen

Adam Roarke ... Harris
Paul Hampton ... Wilson
Ronald Lyon ... Sgt. Nevins (as Ron Lyon)
Sally Frei ... Sally
Suzie Kaye ... Ens. Stevens
Hans Wedemeyer ... Jang
Glenn Langan ... Capt. Ross
Anthony Lee ... Navigation Officer (as Lee Anthony)
Joyce Carol ... Centaurian Girl on Ship
Jamie McRae ... Sgt. Long (as Jamie Mc Rae)
Joanne Miya ... Zenda, Tang's Mother

Directed by
Arthur C. Pierce 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Arthur C. Pierce 

Produced by
Jack Broder .... executive producer
Madelynn Broder .... executive producer
George Edwards .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Archie R. Dalzell  (as Archie Dalzell)
 
Film Editing by
George White 
 
Art Direction by
Paul Sylos 
 
Set Decoration by
Harry Reif 
 
Costume Design by
Frank Tauss 
 
Makeup Department
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist
Myrl Stoltz .... hair stylist (as Merle Stoltz)
 
Production Management
Jack Voglin .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Dixon .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Ted Cooper .... property master
 
Sound Department
Larry Gannon .... sound mixer
Del Harris .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Joe Zomar .... special effects (as Joseph Zomar)
 
Casting Department
Marvin Paige .... casting consultant
 
Editorial Department
George White .... supervising editor
 
Music Department
Igo Kantor .... music editor
Del White .... music editor
Gordon Zahler .... music
Hans J. Salter .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Leith Stevens .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Stanley Olsen .... script supervisor
 

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Runtime:
90 min | West Germany:88 min
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Trivia:
The original script by Arthur C. Pierce was called simply "The Prehistoric Planet", but producer Jack Broder later added "Women of..." to the title for marketing purposes. To justify this title change, brief scenes were filmed of three actresses in native garb, prancing and swimming semi-nude in the pond and waterfall on the planet. These scenes were only used in foreign release prints, but are visible briefly in the US trailer for the film.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the ship is supposedly moving, the stars outside the window aren't moving.See more »
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1 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
The title and tag line are a bit full of it., 8 June 2006
Author: Aaron1375

Yes, there are really no prehistoric women to speak of, a few prehistoric guys that don't really figure into the plot much at all, and to top it off the opening scenes are very confusing as it took me a bit to figure out there were two ships. This movie was also very boring and even mst3000 couldn't help it as it made for one of the more boring episodes of that show I had ever seen. The only reason I gave it a two is that there was at least a very attractive female character to look at among the dismal sets and stupid prehistoric monsters. Which consisted of a lizard and a normal sized snake...oh the horrors. But I should at least give a bit of the plot of this dull film. Space cruiser one has this crew on it and then it shifts to ship two which was the confusing point to me. However, I soon figure out one of the ships is being taken over by these people and they cause it to crash on a the prehistoric planet that does not contain all that many women and the second ship comes to the rescue. That is about all there is to it, granted there is a revelation at the end which is moronic at best, however I won't ruin it for anyone who may be brave enough to sit through this mess...even the beautiful Linda character is not enough reason to watch it for most people.

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