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V (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Sci-Fi  -  30 July 1984 (UK)
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When aliens come to Earth to ask for our help, a few suspicious humans discover their horrific true intentions and prepare to resist.

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Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have masqueraded themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its natural resources, the war for Earth begins. An important key to the humans' success is distinguishing their own from who the aliens are. Written by Michael Silva <silvamd@cleo.bc.edu>

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Humankind's last stand. See more »

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The vast majority of the shots of the mothership are matte paintings. A model was used for a few scenes where the mothership is in motion. See more »

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In every scene where a squad vehicle is firebombed, the cockpit window shreds like its made of tarp or paper instead of shattering like glass. See more »

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Diana: Yes, but you know how impatient our Leader can be.
Steven: Even with you?
[Big mistake, as Diana's acid glance informs him]
Steven: I just though that given the intimacy of your relationship...
Diana: [tight] Be very careful, Steven.
Steven: It just pains me to see you so upset.
Diana: He doesn't understand that my conversion process is still an experiment. It doesn't work the same on every subject.
Steven: Yes, but when it does work, the results are stunning. These scientists believe that there really is a conspiracym and that they are a ...
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References Peter Pan (1953) See more »

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Theme
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from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Composed by John Williams
© 1977 Lucasfilm Ltd.
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I was 5 years old when the series premiered on television. It was the biggest and to me, the greatest science fiction show ever made! More than 20 years have pasted, and still, to a degree, the show remains strong. Even though the special effects are now considered lame and at times funny, the show in itself was a giant milestone for network history. The Beastmaster, Marc Singer is the poster child for early 80's cool. Richard Hatch must have asked for too much money. You could not of had movies like Independence Day if V wasn't made. Today, video shelves have the original 3 hour mini series with a separate tape, "the final battle." The following year has not yet been made available for the public.


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