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The Ship of Monsters (1960)

La nave de los monstruos (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Horror | 1961 (USA)
Two extraterrestrial women are sent on a mission by the regent of Venus to search for a male of another planet.

Writers:

José María Fernández Unsáin (story), Alfredo Varela (adaptation) (as Alfredo Varela Jr.)
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Complete credited cast:
Eulalio González ... Lauriano (as Lalo Gonzalez 'Piporro')
Ana Bertha Lepe ... Gamma
Lorena Velázquez ... Beta
Consuelo Frank ... Regente de Venus
Manuel Alvarado Manuel Alvarado ... Ruperto (as Manuel Alvarado Lodoza)
Heberto Dávila Jr. Heberto Dávila Jr. ... Chuy
Mario García 'Harapos' Mario García 'Harapos' ... Borracho (as Mario Garcia Hernandez)
José Pardavé José Pardavé ... Atenógenes
Jesús Rodríguez Cárdenas Jesús Rodríguez Cárdenas
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Two extraterrestrial women are sent on a mission by the regent of Venus to search for a male of another planet.

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Comedy | Sci-Fi | Horror

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Not Rated
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Trivia

The film's leading ladies, Ana Bertha Lepe and Lorena Velázquez, were crowned Señorita México (Miss Mexico) in 1953 and 1960, respectively. See more »

Goofs

At 52 min 11 seconds The horse that Uk allegedly killed is breathing, calmly. See more »

Connections

Featured in Mexican Monsters on the March (1994) See more »

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La Embarcación
Written by Dominio Público
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The best 50's Mexican Sci-Fi film of them all
11 January 1999 | by MolySee all my reviews

This is my favorite Mexican Sci-Fi film of the 1950's. Two voluptuous alien women round up hideous space monsters, including a giant tiki with an exposed brain, a spider, a cyclops, and a sabre-tooth tiger skeleton, with the help of a singing cowboy and a giant robot. Lorena Velazquez (Wrestling Women vs. the Aztec Mummy, Santo vs. the Vampire Women) is particularly lovely as one of the alien women. The sets are amazing, and the atmosphere is wonderfully retro-futuristic.


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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Ship of Monsters See more »

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Producciones Sotomayor See more »
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Mono (RCA High Fidelity Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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