6.4/10
879
57 user 10 critic

Where Have All the People Gone (1974)

A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to ... See full summary »

Writers:

(teleplay), (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Day After (TV Movie 1983)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas.

Director: Nicholas Meyer
Stars: Jason Robards, JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

In a post-apocalyptic world, a group of survivors travel and find other settlements in huge custom designed all terrain vehicles.

Director: Jack Smight
Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard, Dominique Sanda
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Colonel Pete Moore is commander of the Whitney Radar Test Group, which has been experiencing electrical difficulties aboard its aircraft. To ferret out the problem, he sends a four-man crew... See full summary »

Director: Jud Taylor
Stars: Glenn Ford, Bradford Dillman, David Soul
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An incompetent Vice President is in control of the government after the President's plane mysteriously disappears with him on board.

Director: Daryl Duke
Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Peter Graves, Arthur Kennedy
The Questor Tapes (TV Movie 1974)
Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Project Questor is the brainchild of the genius Dr. Vaslovik: he developed plans to build an android super-human. Although he has disappeared and half of he programming tape was erased in ... See full summary »

Director: Richard A. Colla
Stars: Robert Foxworth, Mike Farrell, John Vernon
Time Travelers (TV Movie 1976)
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

During an outbreak of a contagious disease in 1976, two scientists are sent back in time to 1871, when a Chicago doctor apparently had the cure for it.

Director: Alexander Singer
Stars: Sam Groom, Tom Hallick, Francine York
Killdozer (TV Movie 1974)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A small construction crew on an island is terrorized when some strange spirit-like being takes over a large bulldozer, and goes on a killing rampage.

Director: Jerry London
Stars: Clint Walker, Robert Urich, Carl Betz
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A dramatization of the Oct. 30, 1938 mass panic that Orson Welles' radio play, "The War of the Worlds" accidentally provoked.

Director: Joseph Sargent
Stars: Vic Morrow, Cliff De Young, Michael Constantine
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An alien agent from the distant planet Davana is sent to Earth via a high-tech matter transporter. There, he terrorizes Southern California in an attempt to acquire blood for his dying race, the result of a devastating nuclear war.

Director: Roger Corman
Stars: Paul Birch, Beverly Garland, Morgan Jones
A Taste of Evil (TV Movie 1971)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

On her way home from a stay at a mental institution after a traumatic rape, a woman realizes that someone is deliberately trying to drive her insane.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Barbara Parkins, Roddy McDowall
Genesis II (TV Movie 1973)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey
Stars: Alex Cord, Mariette Hartley, Ted Cassidy
Planet Earth (TV Movie 1974)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A man awakens from suspended animation and finds himself in the 22nd century, where he finds that women rule the world and that men are slaves called Dinks. He is captured and sold as a ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Daniels
Stars: John Saxon, Janet Margolin, Ted Cassidy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
...
...
...
Jenny
Michael-James Wixted ...
Michael
...
Jim Clancy
...
Barbara Anders
Doug Chapin ...
Tom Clancy
Ken Sansom ...
Jack McFadden
Beans Morocco ...
Man with Gun (as Dan Barrows)
Edit

Storyline

A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune from the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to white powder, leaving behind only empty clothing. A handful of survivors attempt to rebuild their lives on the de-populated Earth. Written by Michael White <mpwhite@firstam.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 October 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dead and gone  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Peter Grave's character says "Two weeks ago I was selling plastic cups. Now I'm harnessing horses." (Horse whinnies.) "You're right, it's sure been a long time." Peter Graves starred as a horse rancher in the series Fury (1955). See more »

Goofs

David took a 12 volt/6 cell battery out of the 1970s Chevrolet Blazer, and replaced it with a 6 volt/3 cell battery. A 6 volt system can usually be used with a 12 volt battery in an emergency, but not the opposite. See more »

Quotes

David Anders: [thinking about having their car forcibly taken earlier by a man] I wish I'd had the rifle, he wouldn't have gotten the Blazer.
Steven Anders: Why? Would you have shot him?
David Anders: ...Yeah.
Steven Anders: Has it come to that already, David?
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Night of the Comet (1984) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Deserving of True Cult Status!
24 July 2003 | by (New York, N.Y.) – See all my reviews

I was eight years old when I saw this movie (actually I saw it once again about a year after I first saw it). Anyway, I have NEVER forgotten it. The image of the clothes laying inside a car was one scene that ALWAYS stuck with me. BUT, I never knew the name of the movie. And for years I lived with this movie in my head never knowing it's name. Until about five years ago, a friend and I were talking about weird movies when I happened to mention this one. I told him about the clothes and that it starred Peter Graves. He said very nonchalantly.."oh..'Where Have All the People Gone'". OH-MY-GOD. I couldn't believe he remembered it too. This was one of the eeriest, scariest and realistic movies I've ever seen. The sense of the survivors desolation was palpable. The feeling of dread it instilled in me was incredible. Why don't they put out a whole bunch of these great 70's TV movies out on DVD? There's a huge market for this. Great to see so many people remember it like I did. If you liked the Twilight Zone, you'll like this one.


33 of 41 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page