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.

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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 Stephanie Paul ... President of the United States
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. Written by Jarmo Puskala

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


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

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Trivia

Washington calls Doktor Richter a mini Mengele. Josef Mengele was a Nazi physician who performed inhumane experiments on people. See more »

Goofs

When Klaus Adler says goodbye to Renate Richter he says, "Deine Schönheit für Odins Tafel." As a well educated (indoctrinated) German he would have used the German name Wotan. Odin is Scandinavian. See more »

Quotes

James Washington: [Upon touchdown] Whoo! The Eagle has landed, baby.
President of the United States: Please keep that fool off the main frequency.
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Alternate Versions

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

Connections

References The Great Dictator (1940) See more »

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Take Me to Heaven
Written by I Dovzan and Laibach
Performed by Laibach with Miha Dovzan (zither), Severa Gjurin (vox), Niko Zlobko (guitar), Robi Pikl (slide guitar) and Iron Sky Choir
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Silly, great fun.
20 April 2014 | by russcrossleySee all my reviews

Being a life time fan of SF and absurd humour I loved this film on many levels. It's premise is ridiculous but such fun and the steam punk style effects are great. The acting is actually not bad for such a low budget project. Usually in low budget SF the acting is wooden and without emotion. Some of these performances are so over the top they fit the tone of the plot and action. I recommend this to anyone who loves camp SF.

The nazi angle is actually probable (with out the moon of course), and it would sure be nice if there were more moon missions as depicted in this film.

I can't wait for this teams next project.


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Language:

English | German

Release Date:

4 April 2012 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Iron Sky See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR7,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$122,082

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,109,659
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Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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