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Zone Troopers (1985)

In Italy, during World War II some American soldiers find an alien UFO.

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Danny Bilson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Thomerson ... The Sarge
Timothy Van Patten ... Joey
Art LaFleur ... Mittens
Biff Manard Biff Manard ... Dolan
William Paulson William Paulson ... The Alien
Peter Boom Peter Boom ... Col. Manheim
Max Turilli Max Turilli ... SS Sgt. Zeller
Eugene Brell Eugene Brell ... The Radioman
John Leamer John Leamer ... The Lieutenant
Bruce McGuire ... The Medic
Alviero Martin Alviero Martin ... The Fuhrer
Mike Manderville Mike Manderville ... SS Motorcyclist
Achille Brugnini Achille Brugnini ... SS Radioman (as Archille Brunini)
Ole Jorgensen Ole Jorgensen ... SS Sentry
Peter Hintz Peter Hintz ... SS Corporal
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Storyline

In Italy during WW II, a patrol of American soldiers discover a space ship that has crash-landed in the woods, and they come across its alien crew. A nearby Nazi unit also finds out about the alien craft, and sends a patrol to capture it and the Americans. Written by Anonymous

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They Take War To A New Dimension.


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PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

April 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alien - Zona di guerra See more »

Filming Locations:

Italy

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

At 54 minutes our heroes attempt an escape in a German truck which has right-hand drive. The Nazis must have captured the truck from the British. See more »

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When the German Soldier shoots the Panzerfaust he fires it upside down. The trigger is on top along with the sight. You raise the front sight and press the top trigger bar. See more »

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Buy War Bonds. Available in the lobby. See more »

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Featured in The Iron Sarge (2015) See more »

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In the Mood
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Published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.
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An extra point for the enthusiasm and joyful spirit!!
29 January 2004 | by CoventrySee all my reviews

When watching certain movies, you just know from the very first minute that you're about to have a great time. Zone Troopers is like that…the film opens with the credits while a golden oldie song is playing (I believe it's called ‘In the Mood'…) and the right light-hearted atmosphere is set immediately. Of course, I can't give too much praising and recommendation, but I certainly enjoyed my viewing. It reminded me about the silly and funny quickies from the 60's. Like Roger Corman used to make ‘em! (Little Shop of Horrors, The Raven). It's a pleasant mixture of comedy, war and Sci-Fi, but comedy definitely gets the overhand. Four surviving members of a platoon in WWII are stuck behind German enemy lines and they discover a crashed space ship. They rescue the funny looking alien from Nazi-experiments and continue their battle along with the invaders. The script is filled with hilarious sequences and one-liners. The absolute highlight is Art LaFleur hitting Hitler himself in the face after nearly being recovered from a beating he took himself!! Furthermore, the make-up and visual effects are really cheesy and silly but that only makes the whole thing even funnier. The aliens (their origin is never revealed, but they're considered to be Martians) look like an inferior breeding of Ewoks and they make adorable yummy-noises. Zone Troopers surely gets my recommendation if you're looking for 90 minutes of pure, brainless fun. It's a nice (and even necessary change) from all those so-called Sci-Fi classics that take themselves way too serious anyway.


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