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The Terrornauts (1967)

 |  Sci-Fi  |  February 1967 (UK)
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Dr. Joe Burke
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Sandy Lund
Charles Hawtrey ...
Joshua Yellowlees
Patricia Hayes ...
Mrs. Jones
Stanley Meadows ...
Ben Keller
Max Adrian ...
Dr. Henry Shore
Frank Barry ...
Burke as a child
Richard Carpenter ...
Danny
Leonard Cracknell ...
Nick
André Maranne ...
Gendarme
Frank Forsyth ...
Uncle
Robert Jewell ...
Robot Operator
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Residents of a radio telescope laboratory are kidknapped when they answer a mysterious signal from outer space. They are taken to a satelite inhabited only by robots, where they are presented with a series of intelligence tests. Since this is a mystery as well as a sci-fi movie I will only say that the rest of the plot deals with theyre attempt to find out why they've been kidknapped, and how they will get back to earth. Written by <willy@mercury.interpath.com>

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The virgin sacrifices to the gods of a ghastly galaxy!

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Smoke from an explosion rises in the air and goes behind the twin moons of the alien planet. Obviously the moons were painted on a sheet of glass set in front of the camera. See more »

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How Much Fun Can One Film Offer?
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OK, I am a big Amicus fan and for years, I searched for this film, it was almost like the 'Holy Grail' for me, as far as Amicus films went. Finally, I received a copy of this film and let me just say, it didn't disappoint. The wonderful thing about this film is, it doesn't take itself seriously, it offers the purest form of entertainment and delivers. I do believe when the film began, it was to be a fully serious sci-fi effort, but once the film location changes to space, it's more camp and definitely a lot of fun. I just adore Mrs. Jones and Mr. Yellowlees, they bring a sense of fun to the film that it might never have enjoyed, without their characters. At times, the film has an almost; Dr. Who feel to it, with some of the creatures we see and the colors glow with the 60s look. I can't recommend this film as a serious sci-fi film, but if you're in the mood for innocent and enjoyable fun with a film, this is the film for you!


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