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Queen of Outer Space (1958)

American astronauts are drawn by a mysterious force to the planet Venus, which they find to be inhabited only by beautiful women and their despotic queen.

Director:

Edward Bernds

Writers:

Charles Beaumont (screenplay), Ben Hecht (story "Queen of the Universe")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zsa Zsa Gabor ... Talleah
Eric Fleming ... Capt. Neal Patterson
Dave Willock ... Lt. Mike Cruze
Laurie Mitchell ... Queen Yllana
Lisa Davis ... Motiya
Paul Birch ... Prof. Konrad
Patrick Waltz ... Lt. Larry Turner
Barbara Darrow ... Kaeel
Marilyn Buferd ... Odeena
Mary Ford Mary Ford ... Venusian Girl
Marya Stevens Marya Stevens ... Venusian Girl
Laura Mason Laura Mason ... Venusian Girl
Lynn Cartwright ... Venusian Girl
Kathy Marlowe Kathy Marlowe ... Venusian Girl
Coleen Drake Coleen Drake ... Venusian Girl
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Storyline

En route to Earth's orbiting space station, a spaceship with four men aboard is attacked and they awaken after their spaceship crash lands. One of them, Professor Konrad, determines they have landed on Venus, a planet scientists had believed to be uninhabitable. They are taken prisoner by the inhabitants, all beautiful women, who imprisoned the men and took control of the planet. Their masked Queen, Yllana, has plans to destroy the Earth with their beta disintegrator but there is dissent among them led by the beautiful Talleah. Written by garykmcd

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Taglines:

Mankind's first fantastic flight to Venus - the female planet! See more »


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Queen of the Universe See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The basic plot element of this film, a planet inhabited solely by females, was used five years earlier in Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953). See more »

Goofs

After landing on Venus, the crew check gravity and oxygen readings and determine they won't need their pressure suits. In reality, the atmospheric pressure on Venus is roughly 92 times that of Earth, and would be comparable to the pressure found at the bottom of the ocean. See more »

Quotes

Capt. Neal Patterson: We may not have a chance to talk later. We may not even live through the day. But, I just want to say, while I have the chance: I love you.
Talleah: Loff - I've almost forgotten. But, if it is the varm feeling dat makes my heart sing, ten I too loff you.
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The Wicked Queen LAURIE MITCHELL and HER POSSE See more »

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Referenced in Superman and the Secret Planet (2013) See more »

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Hilarious cliche-ridden sci-fi fun
23 October 1998 | by delsonSee all my reviews

Steve Rhodes (newsgroup review) sums it up best when he says, "'Queen of Outer Space' is a parody of science fiction films. Whether it meant to be so at the time is another question." This is prime material for MST3K (very similar to "Fire Maidens from Outer Space"), but they might be avoiding "Queen" because it almost makes fun of itself. It reeks of cardboard sets, silly dialogue, and more phallic symbols, hot babes, and sexual innuendo than you can wave a stick (or laser gun) at. The astronauts ride in Lay-Z-Boy chairs and Zsa Zsa Gabor is a real treat. Never taking itself seriously, it's the "Austin Powers" of the sci-fi genre.


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