Alien Apocalypse (2005)

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An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kelly (as Renee O'Connor)
Remington Franklin ...
President Demsky
Neda Sokolovska ...
Vladimir Kolev ...
Valentin Giasbeily ...
Tyler (as Valentine Giasbeily)
Dimiter Kuzov ...
Bounty Hunter 1 (as Dimitar Kuzev)
Krum Iapulov ...
Bounty Hunter 2
Jonas Talkington ...
Bounty Hunter 3
Zlatko Zlatkov ...
Bounty Hunter 4
Danail Obretenov ...
Chavdar Simeonov ...
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An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a revolution to free the human slaves from their alien masters. Written by Anonymous

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Yesterday, they were only astronauts. Today, they're humanity's only hope.


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Lucy Lawless was originally offered Renée O'Connor's role but turned it down. See more »


Assuming that factory produced gloves have not been made for twenty years and are acquired when someone else dies, the gloves worn by some of the slaves are in excellent condition despite being the inexpensive, cheap to produce kind. This is most evident after the "freedom" speech. See more »


[first lines]
Narrator: In the beginning, there was the heavens and the earth, and it was green.
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References Planet of the Apes (1968) See more »

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Bruce Campbell vs alien grasshoppers.
29 December 2006 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

'Tis true that this one has Grade-Z effects, a dreadful script, and some of the worst acting imaginable, but I kind of suspect that the makers knew this, and a great deal of the cheesiness was intentional. If you love shockingly bad sci-fi movies, then there is a whole heap to enjoy about Alien Apocalypse. It's not a 'great' movie (and I'm not about to give it a ridiculously high rating), but it is a fun film that should ideally be enjoyed with like-minded friends (and plenty of alcohol).

An astronaut/doctor, Ivan Hood (Bruce Campbell), returns to Earth after 40 years in suspended animation, to find that the planet has been overrun by insectoid aliens who are stripping the planet of its wood (which they eat). Together with fellow astronaut, Kelly (Renée O'Connor), and a small group of plucky slaves, he leads a revolt against the alien invaders.

With dreadful support from a multitude of badly bewigged Eastern Europeans (and a leggy babe in a fur bikini), Campbell mugs his way through the lousy script with his usual aplomb. The special effects are rather poor, with the aliens being a mixture of animatronics and rather cheap looking CGI. However, there is a smatter of well conceived gore to compensate a little: the bugs chew off the heads of troublemakers and devour the severed fingers of those who attempt to escape. There are also several juicy shots of the aliens being killed, with green goop squirting from the wounds.

Unpretentious, very silly and worth a go if trash sci-fi is your thang!

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