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Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie -- Mike Nelson and his robot companions watch and give their comments about "This Island Earth".

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Director:
Writers:
Joel Hodgson (television series Mystery Science Theater 3000)
Michael J. Nelson ...
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Release Date:
19 April 1996 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Every year Hollywood makes hundreds of movies. This is one of them. See more »
Plot:
Mike Nelson and his robot companions watch and give their comments about "This Island Earth". Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
i laughed so hard my throat hurt the next day! See more (179 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Jim Mallon 
 
Writing credits
Joel Hodgson (television series Mystery Science Theater 3000)

Michael J. Nelson  &
Trace Beaulieu  &
Jim Mallon  &
Kevin Murphy  &
Mary Jo Pehl  &
Paul Chaplin  &
Bridget Jones 

Produced by
Trace Beaulieu .... associate producer
Jim Mallon .... producer
Kevin Murphy .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Billy Barber 
 
Cinematography by
Jeff Stonehouse 
 
Film Editing by
Bill Johnson 
 
Production Design by
Jef Maynard 
 
Art Direction by
Rando Schmook 
 
Set Decoration by
Blakesley Clapp 
 
Costume Design by
Linda Froiland 
 
Makeup Department
Crist Ballas .... special makeup effects artist
Andrea Jackson DuCane .... hair stylist
Andrea Jackson DuCane .... makeup artist
Glen P. Griffin .... special makeup effects (as Glen Griffin)
Robert I. Phillips .... special makeup effects
 
Production Management
Julie Hartley .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marie Domingo .... first assistant director
Bix Skahill .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Patrick Brantseg .... property master
Nance Derby .... lead scenic
Danica King .... property assistant
Rich Larson .... storyboard artist
Dale Mather .... prop builder
Leah M. Otto .... property assistant
Mark E. Raymond .... construction foreman
Dean Trisko .... prop builder
 
Sound Department
Carrie Rand Bennett .... boom operator
Ken Hahn .... sound re-recording mixer
Joseph Just .... sound editor
Tom Naunas .... sound designer
Fred Street .... supervising sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Eric D. Howell .... special effects
Paul Murphy .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Trace Beaulieu .... model builder
William S. Conner .... optical effects
David Emerson .... optical supervisor
Brian Griffin .... digital supervisor
Todd Hall .... optical effects
Randy H. Herget .... model builder
Peter Kuran .... optical and digital effects producer
Kevin Kutchaver .... digital effects
Jo Martin .... effects editorial
Jacqueline Zietlow .... administrator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Slater Crosby .... first assistant camera
David Doyle .... gaffer
Christopher Engstrom .... camera loader
Chad G. Foehringer .... grip
L. Marie Ford .... best boy grip
Paul B. Johnson .... electrician
Bradley J. Keely .... video assistant
Michael Kienitz .... still photographer
Nick Lethert .... key grip
David S. Pope .... dolly grip
Erik Rosenbluh .... camera intern
Timothy M. Ryan .... electrician (as Tim Ryan)
Joseph Slagerman .... best boy electric
 
Editorial Department
Phil Hetos .... color timer
Dave Keffer .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Tom Adair .... video crew
Wendell Jon Andersson .... key production assistant
Patrick Brantseg .... puppet wrangler
Avelino Deleon .... production assistant
Daniel J. Dustin .... set medic
Helena Espinosa .... puppet wrangler
Sean Hartley Francis .... production assistant
Chrysa Freeman .... assistant production coordinator
Kurt W. Gensmer .... set medic
Jann Johnson .... production coordinator
Tim Johnson .... production accountant
Linda Kuusisto .... script supervisor
Robert Lane .... puppet builder
Marilyn Nave .... production coordinator
Joseph M. Newman .... director: archive footage
Gertrude Orvahl .... coordinator: overall cinematic quality improvement and implementation
James Robinson .... set medic
Adam Ruben .... production assistant
Bill Schwab .... projectionist
Mark Skoglund .... video crew
Barb Tebben .... production assistant
Kimberly Terhorst .... production assistant
Julie Walker .... unit publicist
Nancy Willen .... unit publicist
A.M. Zopfi .... assistant: Mr. Mallon
Dave Dustin .... set medic (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"MST 3000: The Movie" - USA (short title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some sexual humor
Runtime:
73 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
When Mike Nelson uses the manipulator arms to free the Hubble, not only does the panel say Manos (see above), but when he clicks the button we hear a subtle reworking of Torgo's theme. Torgo was the central character of Manos, The Hands Of Fate and Mike Nelson would often make cameos spoofing Torgo throughout the shows' existence prior to his taking over from Joel Hodgson (the show's creator and star for 4 and a half seasons).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Before Dr. Forrester breaks his abacus apart, the sticks in it start to shake noticeably as he "calculates" on it.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Clayton Forrester:Prepare yourselves for my maddest madness yet!See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Love Theme From Mystery Science Theater 3000See more »

FAQ

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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
i laughed so hard my throat hurt the next day!, 11 April 2004
Author: cupboardie from England

It was a really boring night and me and my sisters came across this movie. At first I didn't notice the silhouettes at the bottom of the screen. WE had missed the first half unfortunately.

Anyway, it was the best laugh i've had for ages. I just can't describe how blooming funny this film is but we were giggling just about the whole way through!

It's such a clever idea and so well done. I have bought a box set and hope it will be as good.

We had never even heard of the tv series and are not sci-fi fans, but still enjoyed the film very much.

I give it 9 1/2 out of 10, because nothing is perfect!

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