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Teenagers from Outer Space (1959)

Not Rated | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 3 June 1959 (USA)
A young alien and a teenage earthling fall in love, and plot to stop the alien's race from using Earth as a food-breeding ground for giant lobsters from their planet.

Director:

Tom Graeff

Writer:

Tom Graeff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Love David Love ... Derek
Dawn Bender Dawn Bender ... Betty Morgan (as Dawn Anderson)
Bryan Grant Bryan Grant ... Thor
Harvey B. Dunn Harvey B. Dunn ... Gramps Morgan
Tom Graeff Tom Graeff ... Joe Rogers (as Tom Lockyear)
King Moody ... Spacecraft Captain (as Robert King Moody)
Helen Sage Helen Sage ... Nurse Morse
Frederick Welch Frederick Welch ... Dr. C.R. Brandt, MD (as Frederic Welch)
Carl Dickinson Carl Dickinson ... Gas Station Attendant (as Carl Dickensen)
Sonia Torgeson Sonia Torgeson ... Alice Woodward
Billy Bridges Billy Bridges ... Driver Picking Up Thor
James Conklin James Conklin ... Prof. Simpson
Gene Sterling Gene Sterling ... The Alien Leader
Ralph Lowe Ralph Lowe ... Moreal - Spaceship Crew
Bill DeLand Bill DeLand ... Saul - Spaceship Crew
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A young alien (David Love) falls for a pretty teenage Earth girl (Dawn Anderson) and they team up to try to stop the plans of his invading cohorts, who intend to use Earth as a food-breeding ground for giant lobsters from their planet. The invaders, who arrive in a flying saucer, carry deadly ray guns that turn Earth-people into skeletons. Written by alfiehitchie

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Teenage hoodlums from another world on a horrendous rampage! See more »


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Trivia

The entire movie is an extra on the PlayStation 2 video game, Destroy All Humans! (2005). It becomes available once the main story campaign is completed. See more »

Goofs

About half of the film is supposed to take place at night. You can tell because they say things like "when it gets light" and the interiors of the car are dark. Despite this, it is clearly daylight in every single exterior shot. See more »

Quotes

Captain: We are the supreme race. We have the supreme weapons.
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Crazy Credits

To give his film more credibility, writer/director/composer/editor/producer/actor Tom (Lockyear) Graeff credited himself as "Tom Lockyear" for the role of Joe, a newspaper reporter and Betty's boyfriend. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Belligerent Moose vs. The Army of Flesh Eaters (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Eerie Dramatic (L-657)
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Music by Spencer Moore
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in defense of 'teenagers'
24 February 2006 | by cthuluflakesSee all my reviews

'teenagers from out of space' has grown on me a LOT since the first time i saw it. true, it isn't a very good movie, but considering how they used what little they had to work with (budget-wise, acing-wise, etc.) i'd say this movie deserves a bit more respect. the effects were cleverly planned (if not well-executed), the fairly inexperienced actors weren't terrible ( except for TORCHA! guy, but he's so bad he's great), and it had a decent plot with a fairly atypical ending. (okay, there's no excuse for the lobster. the lobster was just terrible.) it's no 'godfather' (heck, it's not even 'cannibal: the musical'), but, in the vein of 'night of the living dead', 'teenagers' takes very little and makes something decent with it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Killers from Outer Space See more »

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Tom Graeff Productions See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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