6.5/10
269
14 user 18 critic

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.)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Symptoms (1974)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A young woman is invited by her girlfriend, who lives in an English country mansion, to stay there with her. The estate, however, isn't quite what it seems--and neither is the friend who issued the invitation.

Director: José Ramón Larraz
Stars: Angela Pleasence, Peter Vaughan, Lorna Heilbron
Horror | Thriller | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Somewhere in south west Texas, where a christian cult is said to have resided in the past, a deputy sheriff investigates a number of suspicious deaths.

Director: Frank Q. Dobbs
Stars: Joshua Bryant, Irene Kelly, David S. Cass Sr.
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

When an alien artifact discovered on Earth is found to have come from Venus, an international team of astronauts embarks to investigate its origins.

Director: Kurt Maetzig
Stars: Yôko Tani, Oldrich Lukes, Ignacy Machowski
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave.

Director: Luis Buñuel
Stars: Silvia Pinal, Jacqueline Andere, Enrique Rambal
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Eulalio González 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
Edit

Storyline

Two extraterrestrial women are sent on a mission by the regent of Venus to search for a male of another planet.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Ship of Monsters See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Producciones Sotomayor See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA High Fidelity Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Some of the special effects (such as the spacewalk) were taken from the excellent 1957 Russian speculative documentary 'Doroga k zvezdam' ('Road to the Stars) See more »

Goofs

When Lolobrijida the cow is skeletonised by Uk the cyclopean monster, the metal braces that support the still standing bovine skeleton are clearly visible. See more »

Connections

Edited from Doroga k zvezdam (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

La Embarcación
Written by Dominio Público
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Delirious fun with something for everybody
18 April 2019 | by jamesrupert2014See all my reviews

A low-budget Mexican science fiction movie with 'borrowed' Russian special effects about two Venusian women in space-bathing-suits (and their robot) who are searching for men to help repopulate their planet PLUS a singing cowboy, a vampire, space monsters, and a hint of interplanetary miscegenation - what more could anyone want?! The film stars Mexican comedian Eulalio González and despite some grisly scenes (at the expense of the very improbable looking monsters) is played strictly for laughs. Some of the special effects (such as the space-walk) were lifted from the excellent Russian futurist documentary 'Doroga k zvezdam' (1957), the rest are strictly bottom-of-the-barrel (except an oddly effective glimpse of the 'vampire' in flight). 'Ship of Monsters' is weird stuff but it is entertaining enough in a singular way and deserves to be better known in cult-film circles.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 14 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed