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Moon Zero Two (1969)

 -  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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:

G | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

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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This movie was described by the producers and director as a "western in space", complete with claim jumpers, showdown-type gunfights, a hired gunslinger and even dancing saloon girls. 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 »

Connections

Featured in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Moon Zero Two (1990) See more »

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Moon Zero Two
Performed by Julie Driscoll
Sung over animated title sequence
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Good early SCI-FI adventure. A touch of comedy, just plain fun
7 January 1999 | by (Independence, Missouri, USA) – See all my reviews

This show was seen by accident. It appeared on TV one evening, and I caught it by chance...many years ago. The story was interesting, but the highlight had to be the bar scenes. Each time the bar was visited, the same set of girls was doing the same dance, but in different costumes. Particularly interesting was the scene where the gravity went off during (I think) a bar fight, and the girls kept trying to dance while floating.

Although this was probably a made for TV movie, it had fairly good special effects (for a low budget show), a moderately interesting story line, a cop with thigh high boots , and bad guys you could really find disgusting.

I would love to see this show on video.


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