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War of the Planets (1977)

Anno zero - Guerra nello spazio (original title)
PG | | Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1979 (USA)
A strange signal arrives on the Earth disturbing all communications, while a UFO appears above the Antarctic sea. Captain Alex Hamilton is sent with his spaceship and crew to the space ... See full summary »

Director:

Alfonso Brescia (as Al Bradley)

Writers:

Alfonso Brescia (as Al Bradley), Aldo Crudo (as Al Crydo)
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Cast

Credited cast:
John Richardson ... Capt. Fred Hamilton
Yanti Somer ... Meela
West Buchanan West Buchanan ... Richard Holden
Charles Borromel Charles Borromel ... MacIntosh
Massimo Bonetti Massimo Bonetti ... Member of Hamilton's Team
Romeo Costantini Romeo Costantini ... Cmdr. Armstrong
Katia Christine ... Greta
Daniele Dublino ... Jack
Giuseppe Fortis Giuseppe Fortis ... Marseille
Percy Hogan Percy Hogan ... Dr. Max Wright
Eleonora King Eleonora King ... Oko
Malisa Longo ... Halla
Vassili Karis Vassili Karis ... Peter Segura (as Vassili Karamesinis)
Aldo Canti Aldo Canti ... Etor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ryan Paris ... Col. Altman (as Fabio Roscioli)
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Storyline

A strange signal arrives on the Earth disturbing all communications, while a UFO appears above the Antarctic sea. Captain Alex Hamilton is sent with his spaceship and crew to the space outside the Solar System to find the origin of that signal. They reach an unknown planet where a giant robot enslaved a whole population of humanoids by taking their psychic energies. The robot's got his eyes on the Earth, too. Written by Davide

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Robot Terror from Space!

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Adventure | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Country:

Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cosmo 2000 - Planet Without a Name See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Zero to the 10th power is 0. Zero to any power will always be 0. See more »

Goofs

While on board the ship the view screen frequently shows the MK31 spacecraft as viewed from a second location. This would not be possible unless there is another craft transmitting the image from their vantage point to the MK31. See more »

Quotes

Captain Alex Hamilton: Meela, you're the one who's lost contact with life. You've let yourself be conditioned by machines.
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Followed by Beast in Space (1980) See more »

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A very low budget, some interesting ideas
27 January 2005 | by dddvvvSee all my reviews

I watched this movie broadcast by an Italian local channel some days ago... and enjoyed it a lot! This is a clear example of a b-movie of the seventies with a lot of defects: bad special effects, wooden actors, a weird montage in which some scenes are cut while in the middle of a dialog or an action... But it retains a special fascination if you are capable of watching it from an historical perspective. And some ideas are definitely good, not to say anticipatory: have you ever heard the story of a planet in which machines once built by mankind revolt against their owners and enslave them by stealing their vital energy? It sounds quite like The Matrix, isn't it? Well, don't expect other resemblances. Recommended only to the true science-fiction movies fanatics!


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