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Iron Sky (2012)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  4 April 2012 (Finland)
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The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018.

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James Washington
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Klaus Adler
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President of the United States
Tilo Prückner ...
Doktor Richter
Michael Cullen ...
Secretary of Defence
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Officer McLennan
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Sanders
Tom Hoßbach ...
Dieter (as Tom Hossbach)
Milo Kaukomaa ...
Siegfried
Vivian Schneider ...
Brunhilde
Fang Yu ...
Chinese Representative (as Fang You)
Irshad Panjatan ...
Indian Representative
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Storyline

In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers. Written by jarmo-puskala

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The Reich Strikes Back. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 April 2012 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Deu a Louca nos Nazis  »

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€7,500,000 (estimated)
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Johanna Sinisalo:  Candidate running against the president in the upcoming election. Seen in the news feed in the start of the limo scene. See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, the far side of the moon is in daylight, and just before the Klaus and his entourage leave for Earth shortly thereafter, the sun is just setting. However, when the exploratory ship arrives on Earth, the moon is full - that is, the near side is fully lit. Since the length of a day on the moon is actually almost a month, it would take weeks for this change to occur, when the implied length of time in the film is at most a couple of days. See more »

Quotes

James Washington: [Upon touchdown] Whoo! The Eagle has landed, baby.
President of the United States: Please keep that fool off the main frequency.
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Yes We Can!
16 March 2012 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

"Anyone familiar with Star Wreck?" director Timo Vuorensola asked today on an 'Iron Sky on Tour' screening. What seemed like everyone in the sold-out screening raised their hands.

"Anyone familiar with Moon Nazis?" he then asked. Somewhere in the back, someone raised their hand.

"You know, we did a survey and there *actually* are people in the real world who do believe there are Nazis on the dark side of the Moon. Oh, and the genre of this movie is Diesel-punk." (This from my memory - and translated into English.)

With this in mind, you know this movie is comparable to the immortal Airplane! and the best of the Python movies. Except that with barely 7.5M euros, the filmmakers have created a movie that contains, as the director explained, about as much CGI shots as Transformers: Dark of the Moon (now *that* reference must be very intentional as this is definitely the better movie) and looks about as good as a 2D version of that movie.

So, the camp humor may not be to some people's liking, but if you like camp, this is a nearly-perfect sci-fi specimen of the genre. In all categories of movie-making from script to screen, this is a triumph. Only nitpicks would complain. It's so hilarious, the audience roared in laughter throughout and even applauded in the middle of the movie. No one did that in a screening of Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

Not only "may" this be the cult hit of the year, it would be *very* surprising if the rest of the year brought along a bigger cult hit. This is a 9/10. Miss this at your peril. Or if you just lack a sense of humour and/or hate non-serious sci-fi.


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