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The Big Mess (1971)
"Der große Verhau" (original title)

 -  Sci-Fi | Comedy  -  1971 (Italy)
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Outer space in 2034 is run by greedy corporations in a rundown bureaucracy. Two astronauts, who are not very smart, make their way with shady dealings, smuggling and spaceship wrecking.

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Vinzenz Sterr ...
Akkumulateur (as Vincenz Sterr)
Maria Sterr ...
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Raumpilot Carl Douglas (as Siegfried Graue)
Henrike Fürst ...
Inhaberin der Firma Joint Galactic Transports
Hayo von Zündt ...
Leiter der Bodenstation der Firma Joint Galactic Transports (as Hajo von Zündt)
Sylvia Forsthofer ...
Fräulein Szeliga
Hark Bohm ...
Oberst von Schaacke
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Hannelore Hoger ...
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Bernd Höltz ...
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Claus-Dieter Reents
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Outer space in 2034 is run by greedy corporations in a rundown bureaucracy. Two astronauts, who are not very smart, make their way with shady dealings, smuggling and spaceship wrecking.

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