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War of the Planets (1977)
"Anno zero - Guerra nello spazio" (original title)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  1979 (USA)
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A strange signal arrives on the Earth disturbing all communications, while an ufo appears above the Antarctic sea. Captain Alex Hamilton is sent with his spaceship and crew to the space ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Captain Alex Hamilton
Yanti Somer ...
Meela
West Buchanan ...
Richard
Katia Christine ...
Greta (as Kathy Christine)
Vassili Karis ...
Peter Segura (as Max Karis)
Eleonora King ...
Oko (as Elly King)
Percy Hogan ...
Max
Giuseppe Fortis ...
Marseille (as John Fortis)
Daniele Dublino ...
Jack (as Dan Dublin)
Romeo Costantini ...
Commander Armstrong
Charles Borromel ...
McIntosh (as Charles Bromey)
Massimo Bonetti ...
Member of Hamilton's team (as Max Bonus)
Malisa Longo ...
Halla
Aldo Canti ...
Etor (as Aldy Canti)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fabio Roscioli ...
Colonel Altman
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A strange signal arrives on the Earth disturbing all communications, while an ufo appears above the Antarctic sea. Captain Alex Hamilton is sent with his spaceship and crew to the space outside the Solar System to find the origin of that signal. They reach an unknow planet where a giant robot enslaved a whole population of humanoids by taking their psychic energies. The robot's got his eyes on the Earth, too... Written by Davide

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Robot Terror from Space!

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Adventure | Sci-Fi

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Captain Alex Hamilton: Meela, you're the one who's lost contact with life. You've let yourself be conditioned by machines.
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Stinkage in space
2 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

2001 a space odyssey came out in 1968, Nine years later, War of the Planets! It is a mystery for whom this movie was made for. It is so poorly done, one doesn't know where to start. No plot, crummy effects, stilted acting, it looks like it was shot in Italy and dubbed in English, but that does not seem to be the case (maybe I am wrong). Like a star trek plot jumble, this film bounces from tired plot line to inane plot line. No one involved seemed to be taking it seriously, there are 2001 rip offs galore, down to an illogical use of classical music in the score. There are times it tries to be funny and fails, then there are times it tires to be dramatic, and ends up funny. One could argue that it was made for kids, but for the inclusion of an "orgazmatron" complete with some blue movie groaning and moaning. The robot villain looked like the grill of some Italian sports car, it had flashing lights, Oooohh! It is also immobile. Do we need to see the crew of the spaceship jump up and down and hug each other, as if their team scored a point, when they are not destroyed by a meteor? Lame movie making.


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