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Moon Zero Two (1969)

G  |   |  Crime, Sci-Fi  |  March 1970 (USA)
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A space salvage expert and his partner become involved with a group of criminals intent on hijacking a small asteroid made of sapphire and crashing it into the moon for later recovery. The ... See full summary »

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Clementine Taplin (as Catherina von Schell)
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J.J. Hubbard
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Elizabeth Murphy
Ori Levy ...
Korminski
Dudley Foster ...
Whitsun (as Dudley Forster)
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Harry
Neil McCallum ...
Space Captain
Joby Blanshard ...
Smith
Michael Ripper ...
1st Card Player
Robert Tayman ...
2nd Card Player
Sam Kydd ...
Len the Barman
Keith Bonnard ...
Junior Customs Officer
Leo Britt ...
Senior Customs Officer
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Hostess
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Storyline

A space salvage expert and his partner become involved with a group of criminals intent on hijacking a small asteroid made of sapphire and crashing it into the moon for later recovery. The only place that they can bring the asteroid down without drawing attention to themselves is a far side mining claim. But first they must dispose of the miner. Little known to them, however, is the fact that the miners sister has hired the same salvage team to help her locate her missing brother. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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An Asteroid Worth Millions. A Robbery. A Murder. See more »

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Crime | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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March 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alerte satellite 02  »

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Budget:

£500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film takes place in May 2021. See more »

Goofs

In a number of the exterior shots on the moon there are multiple lights reflected off the actors' suits, even though there should only be one light source (the sun). See more »


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Moon Zero Two
Performed by Julie Driscoll
Sung over animated title sequence
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At Last!
7 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw Moon Zero Two in a theater as a little kid in 1970. Time passes, but I always remembered bits and pieces of the story, especially, a bar fight, a moon rover and a shootout on the surface of the moon.

After decades, the movie is finally available and proves to be much better than I thought.

James Olson, not the most charismatic of actors projects a certain dignity, suggesting Neil Armstrong. Appropriate considering the character he portrays is the first man on Mars.

The story involving a very unusual asteroid is well done. Only the

outdated 60s inspired wardrobe and music gives the production a camp flavor which the story is not. Produced a few years later without these over the top trapping, Moon Zero Two could have been a substantial hit.

This is one of those rare films that satisfied both my childhood memories and adult expectations.


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