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Iron Sky (2012)

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The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018.

Director:

Timo Vuorensola

Writers:

Jarmo Puskala (original concept), Johanna Sinisalo (based on a story by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julia Dietze ... Renate Richter
Christopher Kirby ... James Washington
Götz Otto ... Klaus Adler
Udo Kier ... Wolfgang Kortzfleisch
Peta Sergeant ... Vivian Wagner
Stephanie Paul ... President of the United States
Tilo Prückner Tilo Prückner ... Doktor Richter
Michael Cullen ... Secretary of Defence
Kym Jackson ... Officer McLennan
Ben Siemer ... Sanders
Tom Hoßbach Tom Hoßbach ... Dieter (as Tom Hossbach)
Milo Kaukomaa Milo Kaukomaa ... Siegfried
Vivian Schneider Vivian Schneider ... Brunhilde
Fang Yu Fang Yu ... Chinese Representative (as Fang You)
Irshad Panjatan Irshad Panjatan ... Indian Representative
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Storyline

In the last moments of World War II, a secret Nazi space program evaded destruction by fleeing to the Dark Side of the Moon. During 70 years of utter secrecy, the Nazis construct a gigantic space fortress with a massive armada of flying saucers. When American astronaut James Washington puts down his Lunar Lander a bit too close to the secret Nazi base, the Moon Führer decides the glorious moment of retaking the Earth has arrived sooner than expected. Washington claims the mission is just a publicity stunt for the President of the United States, but what else could the man be but a scout for the imminent attack by Earth forces? The Fourth Reich must act. Two Nazi officers, ruthless Klaus Adler and idealistic Renate Richter, travel to Earth to prepare the invasion. In the end when the Moon Nazi UFO armada darkens the skies, ready to strike at the unprepared Earth, every man, woman and nation alike, must re-evaluate their priorities.

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Taglines:

Get Ready, The Fourth Reich Is Here. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

Finland | Germany | Australia

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

4 April 2012 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Deu a Louca nos Nazis See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€476,081 (Finland), 8 April 2012, Limited Release
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Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The symbol which the President and Adler adopt for their campaign is taken from the Laibach-album "Volk". Laibach created the soundtrack for "Iron Sky". See more »

Goofs

On Earth, Klaus Adler comments a 1971 Volkswagen Type 2 Microbus with the words, "Ah - ein Kleinbus!" While that is a correct word for the vehicle, there is no way he could have known what it was, since the Type 2 wasn't conceived until the late 1940s - and even when it went into production in 1949, it looked very different from the post-1968 model in the movie. There were also no other small vans (Kleinbusse in German) in Germany before 1945; with the word Kleinbus, Germans of that era would likely have identified a small city bus or coach, not a vehicle sized like a passenger car. See more »

Quotes

James Washington: Remember me? The moon spook you turned into a snowflake?
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Alternate Versions

The Director's Cut adds 20 minutes of scenes not seen in the theatrical version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Strada: Episode dated 17 December 2010 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Here Comes the Bride
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From "Lohengrin" by Richard Wagner
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Excellent parody!
29 May 2012 | by iik71See all my reviews

Excellent parody! If you would wanted to watch a Star Wars type of movie you would be disappointed for sure, but if you appreciate the subtle irony then this your flick. I am sure that not much US Americans would enjoy it, because America is the greatest and you know, they have no mistakes! :) They only have jokes like: Hiroshima joke, Nagasaki joke, Vietnam joke and so on. And these were not acts of extreme fascism, but just peaceful and liberating intervention. ;) I liked this movie be not only for the good sarcasm, but also for the truths that have been said. This is a good German response to the Tarantino's Indigenous Bastards.


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