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They Came from Beyond Space (1967)

Unrated | | Adventure, Sci-Fi | May 1967 (USA)
Scientists investigating an unusual meteor shower in a rural field are possessed by an alien force bent on an ulterior purpose.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Jayne ...
Lee Mason
Zia Mohyeddin ...
Richard Arden
Master of the Moon
Hedger Wallace ...
Alan Mullane (as Geoffrey Wallace)
Maurice Good ...
Pamela Greer ...
Girl Attendant (as Luanshya Greer)
John Harvey ...
Bill Trethowan
Diana King ...
Mrs. Trethowan
Paul Bacon ...
Dr. Rogers
Christopher Banks ...
Doctor - Street
Dermot Cathie ...
Norman Claridge ...
Dr. Frederick Andrews
James Donnelly ...


Astronomers investigate a mysterious meteorite shower in a rural English farm field, - exceptional because the space rocks all fell in a V formation. Dr. Richard Arden, preeminent in the field of extraterrestrial study, is not permitted to accompany his colleagues, including his girlfriend Lee Mason, because he is still recovering from the effects of a recent motor accident. The scientists are summarily taken over by some alien force, and others in the area are dying from a mysterious "crimson plague," which covers their bodies with drops of blood. Temple seems the only person immune to both maladies, so if he can discover the reason for this immunity, he may yet foil the alien plan to take earthlings back to the moon for their own sinister purposes. Written by duke1029

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May 1967 (USA)  »

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La morte scarlatta viene dallo spazio  »

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Allegedly this was Anwar Sadat's favorite movie. See more »


The first time Dr. Temple visits the petrol station, as the blonde attendant stands alongside his jalopy flirting with him, Temple's left hand is on/off the steering wheel between shots. See more »


Dr. Curtis Temple: Why that's impossible! No propulsion system on Earth could possibly send a rocket to the Moon and back in 24 hours.
Richard Arden: The system we employ was not created on Earth.
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So Lame, Corny, Illogical and Laughable that Entertains
3 April 2015 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

When a meteor shower crashes in a farm in Cornwall in the countryside of England, a team of scientists travels to the spot investigate the debris. Dr. Curtis Temple (Robert Hutton) is not allowed to go since he is recovering from an accident and has a silver plate implanted in his head. But he recommends his girlfriend Lee Mason (Jennifer Jayne) to be his substitute for the investigation. However alien forces take over the scientists' brains and use them as slaves to build a secret facility in the farm. Dr. Temple drives to the rural area and finds that the inhabitants are dying of a lethal plague. Further, he is immune to the alien's possession and to the plague. Dr. Temple rescues Lee from the aliens and together with a colleague and Lee wearing helmets, they return to the farm and embark in a rocket to the moon. Soon they meet the Master of the Moon (Michael Gough) and they learn the intention of the aliens.

"They Came from Beyond Space" is a movie so lame, corny, illogical and laughable that entertains. The storyline is not bad, but the screenplay, direction, acting, set decoration and the annoying music score are awful. It is funny to see Robert Hutton acting as if he were a character performed by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone or Chuck Norris in the top of their careers. The weight of the stowaways Dr. Temple, Lee and his fellow does not affect the launching of the rocket of the supply of oxygen, and watching them climbing a stair while the rocket is launched is hilarious. The corny conclusion is so terrible that closes this messy movie with golden key. My vote is three.

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