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

 -  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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Also Known As:

Cosmo 2000 - Planet Without a Name  »

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The actors' shadows are visible against the backdrop of outer space while they are spacewalking. See more »

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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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Unbelievable...so bad...there are no words...
15 July 2008 | by (California, United States) – See all my reviews

I just finished watching this...and I will be honest...I'd seen a few minutes of it browsing a Digiview DVD compilation...I truly knew from just that few minutes this was probably a stinker, but I watched it because the actresses had tight uniforms. Yes, I know...that's terrible...but I couldn't help myself. Truly, the story was a wash out and watching the girls really was the motivation. I will say that actor, John Richardson was not as bad as everyone else. Too bad he didn't get a film role that he could shine. The ending of the movie is reminiscent of a twilight zone twist, which was a nice touch for those who suffer through it. Directing is almost as good as a high school film production, and a blind grandmother could have done much better cinematography. I read here that a reviewer wrote the special effects were as cruddy as 1950's sci-fi, and I say shame on you for saying that...they not nearly as good as Flash Gordon or War of the Worlds. On the other hand, they are as good as that stuff I just left in the toilet. But seriously, I can't even say that you have to see it to believe it, because in all fairness, you wouldn't believe it. Sadly, this film has been preserved electronically for all to see.


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