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Conquest of the Earth (1980)

The Battlestar Galactica and its ragtag fleet of ships finally locate the Earth, only to discover that the planet is not prepared for the inevitable Cylon invasion.

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Glen A. Larson (creator), Glen A. Larson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kent McCord ... Captain Troy (archive footage)
Barry Van Dyke ... Lieutenant Dillon (archive footage)
Robyn Douglass ... Jamie Hamilton (archive footage)
Lorne Greene ... Commander Adama (archive footage)
James Patrick Stuart ... Dr. Zee (archive footage) (as Patrick Stuart)
Richard Lynch ... Commander Xavier (archive footage)
Robbie Rist ... Dr. Zee (archive footage)
John Colicos ... Count Baltar (archive footage)
Robert Reed ... Dr. Donald Mortinson (archive footage)
William Daniels ... Norman (archive footage)
Lara Parker ... Shirley (archive footage)
Pamela Susan Shoop ... Dorothy Carlyle (archive footage)
Sharon Acker ... (archive footage)
Fred Holliday Fred Holliday
Peter Mark Richman ... Colonel Briggs (archive footage)
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The Battlestar Galactica and its ragtag fleet of ships finally locate the planet Earth, only to discover that the Cylons have followed them there. Captain Troy and Lieutenant Dillon are dispatched to speak with nuclear physicist Donald Mortinson and obtain his help by gathering scientists to defend Earth against the Cylon invasion. Arrested as anti-nuclear demonstrators, Troy and Dillon befriend feisty television reporter Jamie Hamilton who helps them understand Earth culture. Troy are Dillon are then dispatched to find a crashed Cylon Raider, only to find that the Cylons have stumbled into a Halloween party. Written by Jason Legere <jlegere@ppc.cdnpeacekeeping.ns.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Galactica III: Conquest of the Earth See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In Galactica 1980 (1980) (the TV series from which this movie is pieced together) the character of Dr Zee was played by Robbie Rist in the pilot, but was subsequently replaced by James Patrick Stuart. However, footage of both actors turns up in this movie. To get around this continuity issue, some lines have been re-dubbed to split Dr Zee into two separate characters. Rist remains Dr Zee, whilst Stuart becomes "Dr Zen". See more »

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Edited from Earthquake (1974) See more »

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in Soviet Union the title of this movie was "star wars"
17 June 2003 | by powerlifterSee all my reviews

the film "Conquest of the Earth" was originaly parts of tv serial "battlestar galactica" 2th season by name "galactica 1980". the galactica fineds home but the cylones behined them....... what will huppend......will cylons destroy earth ???? i remember in 1987-8 we have vcr in [in Soviet Union in 87 who have vcr is very rich man] and father bring movie "star wars" [Conquest of the Earth ] and we wery love this movie , the motorcycle fly and the battles with cylons. in Israel i try to find this movie and in tv, i read that movie "star wars" will be , i started to wach this and i think wait a minut this not star wars that i know and i very desapointed, the same air crafts but where the galactica and cast member.............. and then i so tv commertial about serial "battlestar galactica" 1th and 2th season and i start waching and understand that this is the "star wars".


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