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Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 10 March 1962 (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

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 Mönch Peter Mönch ... Karl
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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Storyline

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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Trivia

The film takes place in September 2001. See more »

Goofs

When the rocket lifts off from Uranus, there is a brief glimpse of a gantry falling away. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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

U.S. distributer had original Danish "special effects" edited out of the film and replaced due to poor quality. See more »

Connections

Features The Spider (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Journey to the Seventh Planet
By Jerry Capehart and Teepee Mitchell (as Mitchell Tableporter)
Sung by Otto Brandenburg
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I can't see why Ray Bradbury didn't sue these people for stealing "Mars is Heaven"
28 December 2005 | by bmk0See all my reviews

Am I wrong here, or is this plot basically the same as the Ray Bradbury story? I couldn't find any reference to Bradbury on the IMDb entry for this movie.

I know Bradbury did resolve a similar conflict over "The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms". Aside from that, I always enjoy John Agar movies, I wish more of them were available on DVD, "The Mole People", "Tarantula", and "Attack of the Puppet People", for example.

There is also a thin similarity to the Star Trek Season One episode "Shore Leave"

Otherwise, I'm happy to have this movie in my SciFi collection.


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Country:

Denmark | USA

Language:

Danish | English

Release Date:

10 March 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

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Budget:

$74,600 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Cinemagic Inc. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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