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The Jupiter Menace (1982)

PG | | Documentary | 6 June 1984 (USA)
A documentary that examines the theory that the world is doomed and nothing can be done about it.
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Cast

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Himself
C. Lindsay Workman ...
2nd Narrator (as Lindsay Workman)
Greg Michaels ...
Prophet
Gary Maxwell ...
Pagan Leader
Ken Hill ...
Chester Brooks
Maurice Chatelain ...
Himself (as Dr. Maurice Chatelain)
Jeffrey Goodman ...
Himself (as Dr. Jeffrey Goodman)
Stephen Plagemann ...
Himself (as Dr. Stephen Plagemann)
Peter Franken ...
Himself (as Dr. Peter Franken)
Nancy Litwack ...
Herself
Tim Wilhelm ...
Himself
Jim Ellison ...
Himself
Clarisa Bernhardt ...
Herself
Christiane Carman ...
Computer Technician (as Christiane Carmen)
Dale Alan Cooke ...
Computer Technician
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A documentary that examines the theory that the world is doomed and nothing can be done about it.

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According to website 'Allmusic', "the producers and directors of the film wanted to use Gustav Holst's The Planets, but could not get permission". See more »

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Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

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What's good: the soundtrack
4 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although the content of the movie itself is a bit on the lame side (though quite amusing), the soundtrack is a real treat for those who have an ear for early electronic music. It is performed by Synergy (Larry Fast), who produced several cutting-edge electronic music albums starting in the mid-70's. You can still find CD's of this soundtrack and Synergy's other works if you search the internet. I recently picked up an autographed copy of this soundtrack CD for the same price as what you'd pay for a regular disc at the local record store. Google "the artist shop" if you're interested (this is not an advertisement, but I personally have been very satisfied with all of my purchases there).


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