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Starship Invasions (1977)

PG | | Sci-Fi | 14 October 1977 (USA)
An advance team from a dying, far-off civilization seeks a new world to conquer and inhabit -- Earth.

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Ed Hunt

Writer:

Ed Hunt
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Vaughn ... Prof. Allan Duncan
Christopher Lee ... Capt. Rameses
Daniel Pilon ... Anaxi
Tiiu Leek ... Phi
Helen Shaver ... Betty Duncan
Henry Ramer ... Malcolm
Victoria Johnson Victoria Johnson ... Gazeth
Doreen Lipson Doreen Lipson ... Dorothy
Kate Parr Kate Parr ... Diane Duncan
Sherri Ross Sherri Ross ... Sagnac
Linda Rennhofer Linda Rennhofer ... Joan
Richard Fitzpatrick ... Joe
Ted Turner Ted Turner ... Zhender
Sean McCann ... Carl
Bob Warner Bob Warner ... Air Force General
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Storyline

Captain Rameses and his Legion of the Winged Serpent brigade are out to claim Earth for their dying race. Out to save Earth is an alien guard patrol located in the Bermuda Triangle, the League of Races. LOR leaders warn Rameses that he's breaking galactic treaty rules. The alien villain responds by launching an invasion which telepathically drives Earthlings to suicide. The LOR implore UFO expert Professor Duncan to help them. Eventually, the two alien forces battle. Will the Earth be saved? Written by Paul White <pdwhite@ibm.net>

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We know they are there - advanced beyond our imagination. Why have they come?

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Sci-Fi

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PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alien Encounter See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Budget:

CAD 2,150,000 (estimated)
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Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The full-size saucer was actually an inflatable prop. See more »

Goofs

Early in the movie the alien leader reveals that he is keeping a fleet hidden behind the Moon. He then attacks the friendly alien base through subterfuge, which does not go particularly well. This is in spite of his fleet outnumbering them by many times, and that they could have just attacked the Earth directly. See more »

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Referenced in Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) See more »

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I saw this-back in '77...
19 September 2003 | by gazzo-2See all my reviews

It was poopoo then, it Has to be poo poo now. Christopher Lee as a RamaTut Alien, bad F/X saucers, stuff right outta those goofy 'The Outer Space Connection/Chariots of the Gods' '70s UFO crap flix, etc. Even has Helen Shaver, a fat guy on a tractor, a cute brunette Alien nude chick and the Man from Uncle w/ his 9 buck Calculator saving the day. Def. one for the ages.

Where were Tom Servo and Cro when ya needed them?

* maybe. Real bad.


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