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In 1945 the Nazis fled to the Moon. In 2018 they are coming back.

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Director:
Writers:
Johanna Sinisalo (original story)
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Release Date:
4 April 2012 (Finland) See more »
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Tagline:
In 1945 The Nazis Went To The Moon. In 2018 They Are Coming Back. See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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4 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Best sci-fi movie - EVER! See more (257 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Julia Dietze ... Renate Richter

Christopher Kirby ... James Washington

Götz Otto ... Klaus Adler

Udo Kier ... Wolfgang Kortzfleisch

Peta Sergeant ... Vivian Wagner
Stephanie Paul ... President of the United States
Tilo Prückner ... Doktor Richter
Michael Cullen ... Secretary of Defence

Kym Jackson ... Officer McLennan

Ben Siemer ... Sanders
Tom Hoßbach ... Dieter (as Tom Hossbach)
Milo Kaukomaa ... Siegfried
Vivian Schneider ... Brunhilde
Fang Yu ... Chinese Representative (as Fang You)
Irshad Panjatan ... Indian Representative
Claus Wilcke ... Russian Representative (as Claus Wilke)
Samir Fuchs ... Middle East Representative
Monika Gossmann ... Designer #1
Jessica Veurman-Betts ... Hippie Gal
Mark Mineart ... Male Detective

George Koutros ... Neo Nazi #1
Dieter Gring ... Pilot #1
Harald Koch ... Pilot #2

James Quinn ... Reporter

Yuki Iwamoto ... Japanese Representative
Jeffrey Coulas ... English Representative

Nick Dong-Sik ... North Korean Representative (as Nik Dong Sik)
Ramin Yazdani ... Pakistani Representative

Tero Kaukomaa ... Finnish Representative
Martin Grelis ... 2nd GWB Officer
Andrew Buchanan ... 3rd GWB Officer
Eugene Schlusser ... Nazi General
Jim Knobeloch ... Nazi Weapons Officer
Lisa Zoe Bräutigam ... Hannelore
Oskar Mahler ... Old Man
Kristina Walter ... Old Woman
Brett Molloy ... Uwe the Pilot
Chelsea Cunningham ... Catwalk Model

Alois Moyo ... NYC Taxi Driver
Ryan Provost ... Segway Cop
Jorres Risse ... Imperial SS Trooper
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Alexander J. Beck ... New Yorker (uncredited)

Charles Chaplin ... Adenoid Hynkel (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jo Christiaans ... Nazi Mother (uncredited)

Andreas Konzack ... Security Officer (uncredited)

Joonas Makkonen ... Moon Nazi (uncredited)
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Directed by
Timo Vuorensola 
 
Writing credits
Johanna Sinisalo (original story)

Jarmo Puskala (original concept)

Michael Kalesniko  screenplay
Timo Vuorensola  written by

Produced by
Juergen Bloss .... associate producer
John Buckman .... associate producer
Michael Cowan .... executive producer
Oliver Damian .... producer
Yuki Iwamoto .... associate producer
Tero Kaukomaa .... producer
San Fu Maltha .... executive producer
Sean O'Kelly .... executive producer
Cathy Overett .... producer: Australia
Mark Overett .... producer: Australia
Jason Piette .... executive producer
Michael Stricker .... line producer
Samuli Torssonen .... producer
 
Original Music by
Laibach 
 
Cinematography by
Mika Orasmaa (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Suresh Ayyar 
 
Casting by
Uwe Bünker 
Ben Parkinson 
 
Production Design by
Ulrika von Vegesack 
 
Art Direction by
Jussi Lehtiniemi 
Astrid Poeschke (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Sabine Schaaf 
 
Costume Design by
Jake Collier 
 
Makeup Department
Sybille Löffelholz .... makeup artist
Bliss Macgillicuddy .... makeup department head
Anita Morgan .... makeup & hair artist
Jeannette Tripodi .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Angelika Göhler .... production manager: Germany
Judy Hallin .... assistant production manager: Australia
Tarja Jakunaho .... production manager
Marco Mangelli .... production manager: pre-production
Anne Urban .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Frederik Hamm .... second assistant director: Germany
Peter McLennan .... first assistant director
Peer Menke .... third assistant director: Germany
Rachael O'Brien .... second assistant director: Australia
Greg Tynan .... third assistant director: Australia
 
Art Department
Andrew Gardiner .... construction manager: Australia
Volker Hainbuch .... assistant property master: outdoor
Adam Head .... props master
Brita Hofmann .... painter
Chris Holland .... art department lighting
Gerry R. Kissell .... comic artist
Wade Krawczyk .... armourer
Carolin Langenbahn .... art department coordinator: Germany
Peta Lawson .... art director: Australia
Jussi Lehtiniemi .... concept artist
Axel Nocker .... assistant art director
Anssi Rauhala .... storyboard artist
Susanne Richter .... graphic artist
Jan Rott .... property master: outdoor
Jutta Saas .... property master: indoor
Tine Stahl .... prop assistant
Maythe Stavermann .... assistant set decorator
Natalie Strohmaier .... construction coordinator
Katrina Sweetman .... art department coordinator
Katharina Weberberger .... art department trainee
Alexander Wunderlich .... set dresser
Jac Charlton .... assistant stand by props (uncredited)
John Lambert .... stand-by props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Dustin Burford .... assistant adr recordist
Michael Busch .... sound recordist: Frankfurt/Main
Mario Hubert .... sound effects editor
Jörg Kaiser .... boom operator: Frankfurt/Main
Heiko Müller .... sound re-recording mixer
Heiko Müller .... supervising adr editor
Heiko Müller .... supervising dialogue editor
Heiko Müller .... supervising sound designer
Heiko Müller .... supervising sound editor
Wolfi Müller .... sound stage assistant
Roland Platz .... foley artist
Roland Platz .... foley editor
Roland Platz .... foley recordist
Chris Rebay .... sound effects editor (as Chrissi Rebay)
Benjamin A. Rosenkind .... sound re-recording mixer (as Benjamin Rosenkind)
Craig Walmsley .... sound recordist
Stefan Wink .... second boom operator: Frankfurt/Main
Uwe Zillner .... additional foley editor
Uwe Zillner .... foley recordist
Sven Serfling .... adr recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Shane Bailey .... special effects technician
Ben Ingram .... special effects technician
Clint Ingram .... special effects supervisor
Jake Ingram .... special effects technician
Micha Mann .... special effects technician (as Michael Mann)
Oliver Rasch .... weapon master
Greg Tuckwell .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Lassi Aalto .... junior modeler
Samuli Ahokas .... junior modeler
Ralf Baumann .... junior modeler
Trevor Baylis .... visual effects artist
Håkan Blomdahl .... visual effects
Shawn Boundy .... junior modeler
Hayes Brien .... digital compositor
Hayes Brien .... motion graphics artist
Jamie Clay .... modeler
Philippe Corne .... visual effects artist
Max Erlandsson .... effects technical director: Fido
Mile Eror .... junior modeler
Niko Finsk .... digital compositor
Niko Finsk .... motion graphics artist
Jeffry Gugick .... digital modeler
Mark Hennessy-Barrett .... visual effects artist
Erkko Huhtamäki .... 3d modeler
Erkko Huhtamäki .... digital modeler
Erkko Huhtamäki .... texture artist
Ari Huuskonen .... digital compositor
Vesa Jokinen .... digital compositor
Vesa Jokinen .... motion graphics artist
Perttu Juntunen .... junior modeler
Juuso Kaari .... compositing supervisor
Juuso Kaari .... on-set supervisor
Tuomas Kankola .... visual effects artist
Toni Kontio .... digital modeler
Juho Korhonen .... junior modeler
Elin Kothe .... matte painter (as Elin Lindahl)
Antti Kulmala .... visual effects producer (extented edition)
Koji Kuramura .... digital modeler
Alexandre Labedade .... software tools developer
Jussi Lehtiniemi .... matte painter
Jussi Lehtiniemi .... visual effects art director
Kimmo Lemetti .... digital modeler
Kimmo Lemetti .... texture artist
Kimmo Lemetti .... visual effects artist
Malin Leuchovius .... visual effects coordinator (as Malin Persson)
Linus Lindbalk .... matte painter: Filmgate
Arshad Majeed .... digital compositor
Martin Malmqvist .... digital compositor
Joel Mantila .... junior modeler
Mikko Monto .... junior modeler
Kelly Lee Myers .... cg supervisor
Kelly Lee Myers .... visual effects artist
Joni Niva .... visual effects production assistant
Anders Nyman .... fx technical director: Fido film
Pyry Parkkola .... digital compositor
Pyry Parkkola .... digital modeler
Risto Puukko .... digital effects artist
Daniel Reidler .... visual effects supervisor
Kiko Sato .... software tools developer
Barquin Sebastian .... digital modeler
Barquin Sebastian .... texture artist
Lee Stringer .... cg supervisor
Janne Suhonen .... digital modeler
Janne Suhonen .... visual effects artist
Petter Sundnes .... software tools developer
Josh Tanner .... visual effects assistant: Australia
Samuli Torssonen .... on-set supervisor
Samuli Torssonen .... previsualization artist
Samuli Torssonen .... vfx editor
Samuli Torssonen .... visual effects producer
Samuli Torssonen .... visual effects supervisor
Gustav Törnroth .... digital compositor
Sami Vaittinen .... digital modeler
Sami Vaittinen .... previsualization artist
Sami Vaittinen .... visual effects artist
Eero Vihavainen .... digital compositor
Maria Vilko .... junior modeler
William Warwick .... junior modeler
Luke Whitehorn .... software tools developer
Luke Whitehorn .... visual effects artist
James Willmott .... software tools developer
Michael Wolf .... software tools developer
Juhana Ylitolonen .... digital modeler
Juhana Ylitolonen .... visual effects artist
 
Stunts
Cameron Ambridge .... stunt performer
Tim Cody .... stunt performer
Rhye Copeman .... stunt performer
Rhye Copeman .... stunt rigger: Australia
Philippe Deseck .... stunt assistant: Australia
Philippe Deseck .... stunt performer
Stephen Dunlevy .... stunt performer
Petr Dvorak .... stunt player: UN Representant
Nigel Harbach .... stunt double
Russell Ingram .... stunt rigger: Australia
Greg Jones .... stunt performer
Jürgen Klein .... stunt coordinator: Germany
Ingrid Kleinig .... stunt performer
Jason O'Halloran .... stunt assistant: Australia
Andy Owen .... head stunt rigger: Australia
Gulliver Page .... stunt rigger: Australia
Gulliver Page .... stunts
Mick Roughan .... stunt rigger: Australia
Nicholas Schodel .... assistant stunt coordinator: Australia (as Nic Schodel)
Nicholas Schodel .... stunt double
Marc Sieger .... stunt coordinator
Marc Sieger .... stunt coordinator: Germany
Ben Siemer .... stunt performer
Neil Stoddart .... stunt assistant: Australia
Neil Stoddart .... stunt rigger
Darko Tuscan .... stunt coordinator: Australia (as Darko Tuskan)
Annette Van Moorsel .... stunt assistant: Australia
Annette Van Moorsel .... stunt double
Karl Van Moorsel .... stunts
Bastian Volkmer .... stunt performer
John Walton .... stunt rigger: Australia
Vanessa Wieduwilt .... stunt double: Peta Sergeant
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sean Aston .... key grip
Florian Bingold .... camera trainee
Christian Buhlert .... additional electrician
Christian Dressler .... digital image technician
Axel Ebermann .... assistant camera: New York City Unit
J. Paul Fahle .... electrician
Arnd Geißheimer .... first assistant camera
Tobias Graf .... additional electrician
Billy Harmer .... additional grip
Oliver Kellmann .... crane technician
Gunter Leber .... best boy
Christoph Liening .... second assistant camera
Robbie McKinnon .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Ken Moffatt .... gaffer: Australia
Ralf Ommerborn .... electrician
Lars Prahl .... key grip
Mark Prahl .... additional electrician
Ville Salminen .... first assistant camera
Ricky Schamburg .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Martin Scheyko .... gaffer: Germany
Klaus Sprenger .... key grip: second camera
Jörg Süß .... steadicam operator
Josh Tanner .... data wrangler: Australia
Sebastian Telega .... additional electrician
David Thomson .... head rigger
 
Casting Department
Julika Adachi .... casting: crowd
Julika Adachi .... extras casting
Tonia Hochsieder .... casting: crowd
Tonia Hochsieder .... extras casting
Thomas Kenny .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Chantelle Dixon .... costume assistant
Sofia Fred .... costume runner: Finland
Jonna Helin .... seamstress: Finland
Janos Honkonen .... costume trainee: Finland
Nina Jatuli .... pattern cutter: Finland
Heli Karhunen .... assistant costume designer
Anni Laanti .... head seamstress
Brett Logue .... costume props coordinator
Janine Marr .... costume supervisor
Nadia Mietkiewicz .... costume trainee: Finland
Sonia Mietkiewicz .... costume trainee: Finland
Aija Nurminen .... costume assistant: Finland
Madeleine Overett .... costume stand-by
Nina Ruhkala .... costume supervisor
Ranja Taipale .... pattern cutter: Finland
Kaisa Tuulenkari .... costume props assistant
Pinja Ulmanen .... costume coordinator: Finland
Päivi Österlund .... seamstress: Finland
 
Editorial Department
Courtney O'Brien Brown .... assistant editor
Petri Riikonen .... post-production producer
Ari Rusanen .... on-line editor
Juho Räsänen .... on-line editor
Marko Terävä .... colorist
 
Music Department
Slavko Avsenik .... additional scoring
Slavko Avsenik .... composer: additional music (as Slavko Avesnik Jr.)
Slavko Avsenik .... music arranger (as Slavko Avesnik Jr.)
 
Other crew
Julika Adachi .... assistant to producers
Katariina Aro .... production assistant
Elisabeth Bartels .... assistant to producers
David Braithwaite .... assistant to Sean O'Kelly
Hayes Brien .... motion graphics artist
Gero Brugmann .... legal counsel: completion guarantor
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice director
Jan Daniel Fritz .... location manager
Iñaki Gegúndez Vicente .... investor
Tom Gerber .... personal assistant (as Thomas Gerber)
Daniel Ginelli .... location scout
Johanna Hakanen .... production assistant
Johanna Hakanen .... production secretary
Udo Happel .... completion bond representative
Riku Hirvonen .... production assistant
Janos Honkonen .... making-of
Janos Honkonen .... publicist
Regina Kaczmarek .... location scout
Jarmo Korteniemi .... researcher
Thomas König-Mendler .... production coordinator
Ilkka Niemi .... network administrator
Pekka Ollula .... assistant to producer
Pekka Ollula .... head of social media
Marco Petzold .... set manager
Jarmo Puskala .... community manager
Jarmo Puskala .... web master
Joakim Rehn .... auditor
Kathleen Renish .... dialect coach: Julia Dietze
Merja Ritola .... head of production
Mariah Sayer .... assistant to Michael Cowan
Tobias Sommer .... lawyer
Shannon Sonnier .... publicist
Monika Stankowski .... assistant production accountant
Trudy Talbot .... production accountant: Australia
Hannes Tödter .... investor
Jade Van Der Lei .... production coordinator
Jori Virtanen .... publicist
 
Thanks
Meredith Garlick .... thanks
Kalle Max Hofmann .... special thanks
Essi Suomela .... special thanks
 

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Rated R for language and some violence
Runtime:
93 min | 110 min (director's cut)
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Trivia:
Cameo: [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 »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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:
President of the United States:It was your bad idea to send those idiots to the moon.
Vivian Wagner:No disrespect madam president, but I'm pretty sure it was your idea.
President of the United States:It was my great idea have they succeeded, now it's your stupid idea. Got it? I didn't hire you for stupid ideas I hire you because of your Midas touch.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Moon Nazis (2012)See more »
Soundtrack:
Take Me to HeavenSee more »

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142 out of 270 people found the following review useful.
Best sci-fi movie - EVER!, 14 March 2012
Author: mrfrodogetdown from Finland

As I live in Finland, I have been interested in Iron Sky movie since they announced that the makers of the film 'Star Wreck' are making a new sci-fi movie. Star Wreck was funny, and it was made with a very low budget (15, 000 euro), but the CGI looked pretty good. I have followed pretty much the progress of the Iron Sky film on internet, and the first trailers looked very much awesome. Visually the trailers said to me, that this movie was going to be astounding!

Today I saw the screening of Iron Sky at the 'Iron Sky On Tour' event in Finland, where there where also the director Timo Vuorensola and the producer Tero Kaukomaa talking about the film after the screening - which was all very interesting, but I will only give a short review of the film for you now!

The story of the film was great, especially if you like conspiracy theories and such. I trust you all know the movie follows space-Nazis from the moon, so I will not tell you more about the plot (but I can say it was pretty ordinary after all). The humor of the film was probably best ever. I understand that Nazis are a tough thing to swallow for many (probably more to Europeans than others), but the script was so well-written and the jokes were so good, that I don't think if I have ever laughed so much in a movie theater. The characters were all interesting on their own way, and I think I liked most Julia Dietze - I wish her nothing more than a blossoming career as an actress!

Visually the film is probably the best looking ever that has come out of Europe - not to mention Finland where we are used to only drama films! And the budget of this film was only 7,5 million Euros! The director Vuorensola said that this movie has something like 890 CGI shots, nearly as much as the latest Transformers film. I can't describe by words how awesome some scenes looked, but I dare say that sometimes it looked even better than the space battles of Star Wars Episode III. It is funny how you can do a film that looks like a 100 million film with under 10 million!

All in all this film was a pleasant surprise. My expectations were really high, but it was so nice to see that the film was nothing more than an superb and entertaining 1,5 hour film with great humor and awesome visuals! I could easily say that this is the best sci-fi movie happening in space ever. I highly recommend this film to all friends of science fiction and good comedy - well worth a cost of a movie ticket!

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