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Conquest of the Earth (1981)

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

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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Storyline

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:

7 May 1981 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Galactica III: Conquest of the Earth See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The footage of Earth destroyed by Cylons is actually from the film Earthquake (1974) with some Cylon fighters superimposed. See more »

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Follows Battlestar Galactica (1978) See more »

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Hopelessy Bad
24 May 2002 | by filmbuff1970See all my reviews

The third and last Galactica Movie.with none of the original cast.Awful Acting and really bad back projection scenes.The movie was a big letdown and the cast look like they would rather be somewhere else.if you like laughing at bad movies this may do.1 out of 10


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