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Starship Invasions (1977)

 -  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
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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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CAD 2,150,000 (estimated)
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The aliens depicted, including the pointy-nosed robot, are based on actual descriptions given by UFO "witnesses" over the years. See more »

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Captain Rameses clearly leaves two members of the Legion in the control center of the underwater base, but when the android attacks there is only one. See more »

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A great movie for it's time, when Sci-Fi was making a comeback
7 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in the same year that "Star Wars" came out and I still liked it. Granted, it's no "Star Wars," but the kid in me loved U.F.O.'s and after all, this was the 70's. U.F.O.'s were a hot topic back then, so it's no surprise that this movie came out during the hype (there were some horrendous movies out around that time). Robert Vaughn, one of my favorite actors, turned a so-so scientist role into a pleasant success. His dry wit is always fun to watch, no matter what movie he's in. In the film, he adds a much-needed human perspective on the alien invaders and performs his role with a touch of class. He knew he was in a low budget movie, but he doesn't act like it, which is a credit to him. Then you add Christopher Lee, one of the greatest villains of all time, and you have a great viewing experience. No other actor could wear that outfit and keep a straight face, but Lee pulls it off. I still remember the pulp-style robots (like Robbie) and spaceships from this movie. They were unique in their design and the effects were better than most 70's movies. If you want to see a fun "popcorn movie" that you can enjoy with your buddies, then this is the one for you. You'll laugh in some places (cringe in others), but it's a great throwback to a time when sci-fi had almost been forgotten. It's definitely campy, but it's a lot of fun to poke fun at those things. Don't go in expecting a blockbuster, but go into this film with an open mind and enjoy it for what it is. Nearly 30 years later, I still enjoy it.


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