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Journey to the Seventh Planet (1961)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | December 1961 (USA)
Earth sends a five-man team to explore the frozen planet Uranus, only to find a temperate forest and sultry women from their past on it, courtesy of an alien brain with evil designs.

Director:

Sidney W. Pink (as Sidney Pink)

Writers:

Sidney W. Pink (original story) (as Sid Pink), Ib Melchior (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
John Agar ... Capt. Don Graham
Carl Ottosen Carl Ottosen ... Commander Eric
Ove Sprogøe ... Barry O'Sullivan
Louis Miehe-Renard Louis Miehe-Renard ... Svend (as Louis Meihe Renard)
Peter Monch Peter Monch ... Karl (as Peter Mönch)
Greta Thyssen ... Greta Thyssen
Ann Smyrner ... Ingrid
Mimi Heinrich ... Ursula
Annie Birgit Garde Annie Birgit Garde ... Ellen
Ulla Moritz Ulla Moritz ... Lise
Bente Juul Bente Juul ... Colleen (as Bente Juel)
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A U.N. space expedition to the planet Uranus discovers a bizarrely familiar world right out of their own heads, featuring places and people the crew members recall from their past. It's all part of a fantasy created by the planet's master, a giant, pulsating brain that can also turn their worst thoughts into reality. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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The Earth is run by the UN and there are no more wars. The date on the letter John Agar reads is 10th September, 2001 one day before 9/11. See more »

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Given the length of time it would have taken a flight to Uranus to occur, let alone the time it would have taken once the crew is "frozen" by the alien for the apple to have shriveled to that degree, the crew members would have had substantial beard growth. See more »

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Vocalist: There are no limits to the imagination and man's ability to make reality out of his visions is his greatest strength. Through this skill, he has been able to conquer time and space. The story you are about to see takes place after man has solved the complex mysteries of space travel. The year is 2001. Life is changed now. The planet Earth is no longer racked by wars and threats of annihilation. Man has learned to live with himself. The United Nations is the sole governing body of ...
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Alternate Versions

The U.S. pay-tv version has the vocals (sung by Otto Brandenburg) removed from the ending title song that was played over the ending credits. See more »


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Journey to the Seventh Planet
By Jerry Capehart and Teepee Mitchell (as Mitchell Tableporter)
Sung by Otto Brandenburg
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" OK men. let's explore the Planet, . . . Bring your guns "
5 May 2010 | by thinker1691See all my reviews

In the year 1962 this Science Fiction film arrived in our small home town at the local theater. It was called " Journey to the Seventh Planet. " All the kids ran to see it. Most of us were innocent youngsters and few knew anything of Science and fewer of the Solar System. During the movie with a large box of 10 cent popcorn and 5 cent coke, we watched in awe at the planet monsters, screaming in terror. The story was interesting enough, Earthmen of the future (2001) unite under the United Nation Flag, build a space ship, blast off to visit Uranus, the 7th planet. There the four spacemen wearing flimsy rubber suits, plexi-glass helmets and kitchen gloves, encounter a Blob or Mind-Creature who plans to conquer Earth and enslave the population. The giant creatures they encounter in the movie were exactly what attracted small children. As adults today, we wonder just how a cheesy, simple and hokey movie could produce such ear-splitting screams from an audience full of kids. John Agar stars as Capt. Don Graham, with Carl Ottosen, Peter Monch, Karl Ove Sprogøe as the crew. If you're an adult today, you too can create some modern nightmares in your kids, if they promise not to laugh too hard. Recommended for very young monster-seeking five-year-olds. *


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December 1961 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$74,600 (estimated)
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Cinemagic Inc. See more »
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Mono

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1.66 : 1
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