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I marziani hanno 12 mani (1964)

Four extraterrestrials, X-1, X-2, X-3 and X-4, arrive on Earth in the early sixties. Here they decide to take on human features to study the terrestrials incognito, but end up getting involved in the Roman "dolce vita".

Directors:

Franco Castellano (as Castellano), Giuseppe Moccia (as Pipolo)

Writers:

Franco Castellano (screenplay), Franco Castellano (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paolo Panelli Paolo Panelli ... X1
Carlo Croccolo ... X2
Enzo Garinei Enzo Garinei ... X3
Alfredo Landa ... X4
Magali Noël ... Matilde Bernabei
Ciccio Ingrassia ... Lo scrittore di fantascienza
Franco Franchi ... Socio dello scrittore
Pietro De Vico Pietro De Vico ... Cameriere d'Hotel
Valeria Fabrizi Valeria Fabrizi ... Cameriera d'Hotel
Riccardo Billi Riccardo Billi ... Il tifoso di calcio
Nando Martellini Nando Martellini ... Himself
Umberto D'Orsi Umberto D'Orsi ... L'editore
Margaret Lee ... Segretaria dell'editore
Francesco Mulè ... Ambasciatore Austriaco (as Francesco Mulé)
Lando Buzzanca ... Lo sposo
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Four extraterrestrials, X-1, X-2, X-3 and X-4, arrive on Earth in the early sixties. Here they decide to take on human features to study the terrestrials incognito, but end up getting involved in the Roman "dolce vita".

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Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Country:

Italy | Spain

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

21 June 1964 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Twelve-Handed Men of Mars See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Sound Mix:

Mono
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 42979 delivered on 25-5-1964 See more »

Soundtracks

Tremarella
By Rossi and Vianello
Sung by Edoardo Vianello
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Funny Martians
12 March 2002 | by aoi tsukiSee all my reviews

This is really a great example of the wonderful Italian comedy of the sixties. The adventures of four Martians on earth deliver a enjoying script full of funny situations. The sequence during a soccer match in Rome is just hilarious.

Specially outstanding is the performance by Spanish actor Alfredo Landa, who plays the role of a Martian in love with every jukebox he meets on earth. Rest of the cast is also wonderful, giving really funny and marvelous performances; including one of those typical small roles played by cult-actor Jose Maria Tasso.

Don´t miss this movie!


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