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I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)

Not Rated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | October 1958 (USA)
Aliens arrive on Earth to possess the bodies of humans. One of their first victims is a young man, whose new wife soon realizes something is wrong with him.

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Complete credited cast:
... Bill Farrell
... Marge Bradley Farrell
... Officer Hank Swanson
... Harry Phillips
Chuck Wassil ... Ted Hanks
... Francine - Hooker
... Mac Brody (as Ty Hungerford)
... Dr. Wayne
... Police Capt. H.B. Collins
Alan Dexter ... Sam Benson
... Weldon
... Helen Rhodes
Jack Orrison ... Officer Schultz
... Charles Mason
... Max Grady - Bartender
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In Norrisville, Bill Farrell leaves his bachelor party on the eve of his marriage with Marge Bradley. He is abducted by an alien that takes his shape and marries Marge on the next day. Marge feels something strange with Bill and one year later she realizes that he is a totally different man. One day, Marge follows Bill and he goes to the woods; she finds that he is an alien and sees his spacecraft. She tries to tell to Washington and to the FBI, but the aliens have dominated key people in town that do not allow any sort of communication with the exterior world. What is the intention of the alien invasion? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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$175,000 (estimated)
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Near the end of the film, the aliens' hand weapon looks remarkably like the one the Klingons used on the original Star Trek (1966), with a shorter barrel. See more »

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The plot assumes that men who have recently had children have to be human, but they may have been possessed after the conception. See more »

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[first lines]
Woman in Bar: Those guys ain't even giving us a hard look.
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Referenced in The Monkees: Monkees at the Movies (1967) See more »

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They Came Here to Breed
20 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

In Norrisville, Bill Farrell (Tom Tryon) leaves his bachelor party on the eve of his marriage with Marge Bradley (Gloria Talbott). He is abducted by an alien that takes his shape and marries Marge on the next day. Marge feels something strange with Bill and one year later she realizes that he is a totally different man. One day, Marge follows Bill and he goes to the woods; she finds that he is an alien and sees his spacecraft. She tries to tell to Washington and to the FBI, but the aliens have dominated key people in town that do not allow any sort of communication with the exterior world. What is the intention of the alien invasion?

"I Married a Monster from Outer Space" is a great sci-fi movie from the 50's. The storyline is a rip-off of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers", with aliens switching places with humans in a small town with the purpose of breeding. But the plot is well-constructed and supported by good performances. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "I Married a Monster from Outer Space"


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