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Invisible Invaders (1959)

Approved | | Sci-Fi, Horror | 15 May 1959 (USA)
Aliens, contacting scientist Adam Penner, inform him that they have been on the moon for twenty thousand years, undetected due to their invisibility, and have now decided to annihilate ... See full summary »

Director:

Edward L. Cahn

Writer:

Samuel Newman
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Agar ... Maj. Bruce Jay
Jean Byron ... Phyllis Penner
Philip Tonge ... Dr. Adam Penner
Robert Hutton ... Dr. John Lamont
John Carradine ... Dr. Karol Noymann
Hal Torey Hal Torey ... The Farmer
Paul Langton ... Lt. Gen. Stone
Eden Hartford Eden Hartford ... WAAF Secretary
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Storyline

Aliens, contacting scientist Adam Penner, inform him that they have been on the moon for twenty thousand years, undetected due to their invisibility, and have now decided to annihilate humanity unless all the nations of earth surrender immediately. Sequestered in an impregnable laboratory trying to find the aliens' weakness, Penner, his daughter, a no-nonsense army major and a squeamish scientist are attacked from outside by the aliens, who have occupied the bodies of the recently deceased. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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How can you stop what you can't see? See more »

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Sci-Fi | Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Invasores invisibles See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

United Artists released this as the top of a double bill with The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959). Both films were directed by Edward L. Cahn, and despite each film listing a different production company, Premium Pictures and Vogue Pictures, both were actually produced by the same company. See more »

Goofs

The B-17 pilot who was killed to deliver the alien's message crashes his plane into a mountain outside of Syracuse, New York. There are no mountains near or around Syracuse. See more »

Quotes

Phyllis Penner: You killed a man in cold blood this morning, I keep seeing his face.
Maj. Bruce Jay: So do I, I fought all the way through Korea, probably killed a lot of men... but I never saw their faces. Dropping a bomb from a plane isn't quite so personal.
Phyllis Penner: Can I make you some coffee?
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Crazy Credits

In the film, John Carradine's character is named Dr. Karol Noymann. In the ending cast list, his character is listed as "Carl Noymann." See more »

Connections

Edited into The Angry Red Planet (1959) See more »

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Little Kids Will Like It
28 January 2004 | by CelluloidTimeSee all my reviews

Watching Invisible Invaders will make you aware of something -- that Night Of The Living Dead (which came 9 years later) is a truly impressive piece of film-making. While there were certainly worse films made in the 1950s, the mere existance of worse films will not cause me to praise Invisible Invaders for being better than those others. This film is bad on so many levels (silly stock footage, inept editing, rotten acting, bad writing, etc.). Small children will buy into all of it and find it terrifying (my 8-year-old and 5-year-old loved it) but anyone over the age of 9 will likely be disappointed. I had fond memories of this film from childhood -- wish I hadn't watched it as an adult.


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