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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Prof. Allan Duncan
... Capt. Rameses
... Anaxi
... Phi
... Betty Duncan
... Malcolm
Victoria Johnson ... Gazeth
Doreen Lipson ... Dorothy
Kate Parr ... Diane Duncan
Sherri Ross ... Sagnac
Linda Rennhofer ... Joan
Richard Fitzpatrick ... Joe
Ted Turner ... Zhender
Sean McCann ... Carl
Bob Warner ... Air Force General
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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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Alien Encounter  »

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CAD 2,150,000 (estimated)
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Riffed by the guys from MST3K under the Rifftrax name; Michael J Nelson, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy. See more »

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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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A shlock masterpiece!!!
19 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

I remember seeing this during Passover Holidays (easter) at my local cinema. It was marketed as a 'Star Wars' knock-off. I picked it up 20 years later in a 2nd hand bin on VHS. THIS FILM IS HILARIOUS DRECK!! Basically this race of aliens try to take over the Earth by mind control by causing earthlings to commit suicide!! Mixing UFO nonsense with ludicrous 'Star Wars' mythology and some demented ideas, I will never forget sitting in a cinema full of teens and pre-teens, and watching in horror as the main actress has her mind controlled, and she proceeds to slash her wrists! Kids were screaming in horror, and the projectionist had to stop the film!! It was truly one of those classic cinema experiences that people just don't experience in today's disgusting cineplex wasteland!


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