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Zontar: The Thing from Venus (1966)

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A young scientist who helps a lone alien from Venus, finds out it wants to destroy man.

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Complete credited cast:
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Dr. Curt Taylor
Susan Bjurman ...
Anne Taylor
Tony Huston ...
Keith Ritchie (as Anthony Houston)
Pat Delaney ...
Martha Ritchie (as Patricia De Laney)
Neil Fletcher ...
Gen. Matt Young
Warren Hammack ...
John - Rocket Scientist at Zone 6
Colleen Carr ...
Louise - Zone 6
Jeff Alexander ...
Rocket Scientist at Zone 6
Bill Thurman ...
Sheriff Brad Crenshaw
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Sgt. Magalari
Jonathan Ledford ...
Zone 6 Gate Guard
George Edgley ...
Mr. Ledford - Newspaper Editor (as George Edglley)
Carol Gilley ...
Alice - Zone 6 Clerk
Bertha Holmes ...
Townswoman
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A misguided scientist enables an alien from Venus named Zontar to come to earth in order to help solve man's problems. However, Zontar has other ideas, like disabling the power supply of the entire world and taking possession of important officials with mind control devices. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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From another planet... sent to enslave mankind!

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$22,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Earliest TV showings December 1967. See more »

Goofs

Curt is so calm that when he attacks his 'injecta-pod' he still holds a lit cigarette in his left hand, but when he stabs and kills it the cigarette disappears. See more »

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Keith Ritchie: He knows exactly what he wants and he's about to make a move to get it. And although his name is untranslatable to any Earth language, it would sound something like Zontar.
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Remake of It Conquered the World (1956) See more »

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I Could Not Sit Through This
9 May 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one totally awful film. I could not even watch it long enough for all the bad acting and overdone story line - this story seems to be left over from some of the 1950s sci-fi horror film yet this 1966 film is not nearly as good.

The acting in this film is so lame - I'd rather sit and people watch in a mall than watch this film (I think I really could get more enjoyment that way) or stab my eye out with a toothpick than watch and listen to the bad acting in this terrible film. This film is so bad I couldn't even get a giggle or two out of it's awfulness.

I usually at least like the older B-films to a degree - a few of them I love!! This film is like scraping the bottom of the barrel of the heap of B-movies out there to watch.

1/10


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