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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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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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This documentary film's opening title card states: "The Great American Desert About 5000 B.C." See more »

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

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At least the soundtrack is good!

Happily, the music score to this documentary is still in print, and recommended for those into electronic music. Other than that, however, there is nothing to recommend this film. The "interviews" are obviously scripted, and too much "evidence" is based on the Bible and psychics. The predictions in the film never came true, but this review is not based on that. Even though the music is a scream, it seems inappropriately pasted into the documentary. Probably not a good use of one's time, except for perhaps the many examples of bad 80s hair.


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