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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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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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We Come In Peace 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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4 April 2012 (Finland)  »

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Deu a Louca nos Nazis  »

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€7,500,000 (estimated)
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Götz Otto:  In addition to playing Klaus Adler he has a cameo as a mustached campaign designer in the scene parodying Downfall (2004). Otto perfectly mirrors his role in the original scene. See more »

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Although there is a presidential election happening, the movie takes place in 2018, a year when there wouldn't be a presidential election. (Presidential elections only happen in years where the last two digits are evenly divisible by 4 - 2012, 2016, 2020. See more »

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President of the United States: Okay who didn't arm their spaceship?
[Finland's representative slowly raises his hand]
President of the United States: Great, great. That's just great...
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Kameraden, wir kehren Heim!
Written by Karl Wilhelm Krefeld and Max Schneckenburger
Lyrics by Falk Jung-Stennulat
Arranged by Laibach
Performed by Iron Sky Choir
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Excellent effort, worthy of viewing
14 February 2012 | by (Berlin) – See all my reviews

Saw this movie the 62nd Berlinale (Berlin Film Festival). Recommend its worth your time given a few caveats.

Lots of things to like about Timo's sophomore effort here. The movie is intentionally campy and plays to a number of eccentric stereotypes. Albeit, it feels very much a European view of some of the US eccentricities. The script was, by and large, well developed, the humor a little cheesy at times but generally spot on and large kudos should be paid to the FX, CGI teams for some outstanding segments in a sub $10M budgeted movie. The best parts include some great inside jokes specific to Americans and Germans, wonderful stereotyping of international ethnicities/prejudices, great attention to detail in costumes, sets, current culture trends and some above average acting by Julia Dietze, Goetze Otto and, of course, the wonderful Udo Kier. Oh, and the Laibach score for the movie was simply superb.

My caveats are that the cut I saw could have used slightly more surgical editing. Also, while I think Christopher Kirby has played well in other movies, I felt disappointed by this casting choice, as his role was central to the story line and the least "even" in terms of performance. Finally, it is intentional camp so expectations should be adjusted prior to entering the theater. I'm not sure the Mystery Science Theater guys could have come up with better lines than some that were already in the script of this movie.

In the end this felt much more thought out and a real "labor of love" than the traditional camp of Scary Movie, et al. This movie certainly has all the right elements of an instant cult classic. Putting it more simply, its about Nazis, living in a swastika shaped Moon base, trying to re-invade Earth!

My sincere thanks to the Iron Sky community for pulling the resources together to get this film made. For $7.5M I'd say, job very well done! This is probably, or usually, a ~7 IMDb score for this kind of a movie. I'm giving it 8 to balance out the previous reviewer.


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