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UFO: Target Earth (1974)

G | | Sci-Fi | September 1974 (USA)
An electronics expert searching for evidence of aliens picks up signals that he believes are from an alien spacecraft--and they are coming from a lake near town.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Plakias ...
Alan Grimes
Cynthia Cline ...
Vivian
LaVerne Light ...
Dr. Mansfield
Tom Arcuragi ...
Dan Rivers
Phil Erickson ...
Dr. Whitham
Brooks Clift ...
Gen. David Gallagher
Martha Corrigan ...
Woman on Veranda
Kathleen Long ...
Planetarium Receptionist
Billy Crane ...
Alan
Tom Harper ...
Interviewer
Ed Lynch ...
University Professor
Ida Agree ...
Housewife
Luann McMann ...
Farm Couple
George Lafia ...
Farm Couple
Johnny Baker ...
Rancher
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An electronics expert searching for evidence of aliens picks up signals that he believes are from an alien spacecraft--and they are coming from a lake near town.

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G
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$75,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

The boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen for over a minute when Alan Grimes and Vivian interview the old lady on her veranda. See more »

Connections

Featured in Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 8 (2002) See more »

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Between the Attic and the Moon
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2001, A Space Catastrophe
18 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is really a terrible movie. I remember years ago when 2001: A Space Odyssey came out. All the heads would go to it to see the colors when the guy goes through the star gate. This one has colored geometric shapes. Far out. There is this silly subplot with this guy hooking up with one of his own kind and morphing into another dimension. It actually sounds intelligent until you see it. It is dull, dull, dull. It is thoughtless, thoughtless, thoughtless. As this young man searches for his own meaning, others move around him, confused. Just like the audience. There are long, pontificating speeches. "I'll know it when I see it." "I know I'm destined for it." Gee, I wonder what it is. I'm sure that the makers of this really saw it as an artistic endeavor. However, Stanley Kubrick, they ain't.


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