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Starship Invasions (1977)

PG  |   |  Sci-Fi  |  14 October 1977 (USA)
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An advance team from a dying, far-off civilization seeks a new world to conquer and inhabit -- Earth!

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Prof. Allan Duncan
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Captain Rameses
Daniel Pilon ...
Anaxi
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Phi
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Betty Duncan
Henry Ramer ...
Malcolm
Victoria Johnson ...
Gazeth
Doreen Lipson ...
Dorothy
Kate Parr ...
Diane Duncan
Sherri Ross ...
Sagnac
Linda Rennhofer ...
Joan
Richard Fitzpatrick ...
Joe
Ted Turner ...
Zhender
Sean McCann ...
Carl
Bob Warner ...
Air Force General
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Captain Rameses and his Legion of the Winged Serpent brigade are out to claim Earth for their dying race. Out to save Earth is an alien guard patrol located in the Bermuda Triangle, the League of Races. LOR leaders warn Rameses that he's breaking galactic treaty rules. The alien villain responds by launching an invasion which telepathically drives Earthlings to suicide. The LOR implore UFO expert Professor Duncan to help them. Eventually, the two alien forces battle. Will the Earth be saved? Written by Paul White <pdwhite@ibm.net>

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We know they are there - advanced beyond our imagination. Why have they come?

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The full size saucer was actually an inflatable prop. See more »

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Early in the movie the alien leader reveals that he is keeping a fleet hidden behind the Moon. He then attacks the friendly alien base through subterfuge, which does not go particularly well. This is in spite of his fleet outnumbering them by many times, and that they could have just attacked the Earth directly. See more »

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So Bad It's Great!
9 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, this movie really is worth seeing. Mainly because two big named actors Robert Vaughn and Christopher Lee agreed to act in a film with FX, set direction, and costumes that look like they were slapped together at a church picnic.

Really! This is a laugh riot! The plot: Vaughn is a renowned scientist and family man who's having his reputation damaged by speaking out publicly about UFOs. Apparently, Big Brother knows about the aliens and Earth and wants to keep the matter quiet.

Like all media the term UFO doesn't mean "Unidentified Flying Object" such a insects, reflections of light, or lens' glare. UFO mean "Extra Terrestrial Spacecraft." Actually aliens are on earth doing experiments at several well hidden bases. But they're so advanced they come in peace and just want to study us. However, evil alien Christopher Lee heads a coup of their bases. Lee's evil alien race used up all their planet's resourced and now wants to enslave/destroy humanity.

The surviving peaceful aliens reach out to Vaughn by literally landing on his front yard. Apparently only Vaughn is smart enough to develop a super weapon to defeat Lee.

The sheer fact that Vaughn is able to keep a straight face during these scenes is side splitting!!! What the heck was used to blackmail Vaughn and Lee into being in this movie.

I'd have to think once they saw the set which looks like a children's playhouse they would be kicking a screaming to get out of there! Some of these scenes are the funniest in motion picture history!


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