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Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)

Not Rated | | Family, Sci-Fi | 5 August 1966 (UK)
The Daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against Earth and its people is foiled when Dr. Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it out.

Director:

Gordon Flemyng

Writers:

Terry Nation (from the B.B.C. television serial), Milton Subotsky (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Cushing ... Dr. Who
Bernard Cribbins ... Tom Campbell
Ray Brooks ... David
Andrew Keir ... Wyler
Roberta Tovey ... Susan
Jill Curzon Jill Curzon ... Louise
Roger Avon Roger Avon ... Wells
Geoffrey Cheshire Geoffrey Cheshire ... Roboman
Keith Marsh Keith Marsh ... Conway
Philip Madoc ... Brockley
Steve Peters Steve Peters ... Leader Roboman
Eddie Powell ... Thompson
Godfrey Quigley ... Dortmun
Peter Reynolds ... Man on Bicycle
Bernard Spear Bernard Spear ... Man with Carrier bag
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Storyline

Based on a story from the BBC TV serial "Doctor Who". Dr. Who and his companions arrive on Earth in the year 2150 AD, only to discover that the planet has been invaded and its population enslaved by the dreaded Daleks. The time travellers assist human resistance groups to foil the Daleks' plan to mine the Earth's core. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Who were these demons from another world ??

Genres:

Family | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 1966 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Daleks Invade Earth 2150 A.D. See more »

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Budget:

£286,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Colour by) (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Despite bearing the credit "An AARU Production", this film (and its forerunner Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)) was made entirely by Amicus. AARU received the sole production credit as part of a co-finance deal with Amicus, which felt it couldn't afford to make a movie of this scale by itself. See more »

Goofs

As the Dalek flying saucer passes by, the Doctor says that it appears to be landing in Sloane Square. However they are right by Embankment station, and as Sloane Square is over 2 miles away, there is no way he can know that it is landing there, or anywhere else. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Who: Your bomb is designed to slide down this shaft, strike a fracture in the Earth's inner surface, and so release the magnetic core of our planet. But the fracture is near the meeting point of the magnetic influence of the North and South poles. One mistake, one deviation in the aiming of your bomb and enough magnetic energy will be released to destroy you.
Dalek: There will be no mistake! These prisoners are to be exterminated!
Dr. Who: One moment. You must listen to me. If you spare us, I can help you. I can ...
[...]
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Alternate Versions

Some versions of the film open with the credits sequence before switching to Tom's night-time street patrol. The original version opens with the raid, then the titles, then Tom's awakening in TARDIS. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Z (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
(uncredited)
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
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An enjoyable yarn.
25 June 2000 | by mcgoverngarrettSee all my reviews

I first saw this movie as a kid back in the 70's.It was screened as a saturday morning feature during the easter holidays.In those days it was the only 'repeat' you were likely to get.I can never understand the general disdain shown to it by Dr Who fans.The production values are high and there's plenty to keep you entertained.I think fans are critical of it because of its comical element.Yes it's cheap,ham-acted at times and the special effects not-very-special,but so was the tv series.I love this movie because of,not despite,its cheesiness.


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