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Starship Invasions (1977)

PG | | Sci-Fi | 14 October 1977 (USA)
An advance team from a dying, far-off civilization seeks a new world to conquer and inhabit -- Earth.

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Ed Hunt

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Ed Hunt
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Vaughn ... Prof. Allan Duncan
Christopher Lee ... Capt. Rameses
Daniel Pilon ... Anaxi
Tiiu Leek ... Phi
Helen Shaver ... Betty Duncan
Henry Ramer ... Malcolm
Victoria Johnson Victoria Johnson ... Gazeth
Doreen Lipson Doreen Lipson ... Dorothy
Kate Parr Kate Parr ... Diane Duncan
Sherri Ross Sherri Ross ... Sagnac
Linda Rennhofer Linda Rennhofer ... Joan
Richard Fitzpatrick ... Joe
Ted Turner Ted Turner ... Zhender
Sean McCann ... Carl
Bob Warner Bob Warner ... Air Force General
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Storyline

Captain Rameses and his Legion of the Winged Serpent brigade are out to claim Earth for their dying race. Out to save Earth is an alien guard patrol located in the Bermuda Triangle, the League of Races. LOR leaders warn Rameses that he's breaking galactic treaty rules. The alien villain responds by launching an invasion which telepathically drives Earthlings to suicide. The LOR implore UFO expert Professor Duncan to help them. Eventually, the two alien forces battle. Will the Earth be saved? Written by Paul White <pdwhite@ibm.net>

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We know they are there - advanced beyond our imagination. Why have they come?

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Sci-Fi

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PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alien Encounter See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Budget:

CAD2,150,000 (estimated)
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Mono

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Color
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Trivia

Riffed by the guys from Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) under the RiffTrax name, Michael J. Nelson, Bill Corbett, and Kevin Murphy. See more »

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Captain Rameses clearly leaves two members of the Legion in the control center of the underwater base, but when the android attacks there is only one. See more »

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Referenced in Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) See more »

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A GUILTY PLEASURE
24 April 2003 | by GURNEYRAMPARTSee all my reviews

The film studio responsible for the old "OUR GANG" serials cranked out this science fiction film in 1977. The film, STARSHIP INVASIONS drew inspirations off of the wave of space warfare films coming out at that time. The film tells the tale of a ufo menace to earth that is combated by friendly aliens who ask humans for help. A fun point in the plot is the ERIC VON DRAKEN plot point involving hidden ufo bases and ancient astronauts. I don't believe this in real life it was as I said fun. The film was a good family movie and a great "pop corn and coke" film. The special effects at times were creative and others dreadful yet the film is worth viewing. I if you are into UFO lore you will like this film. The film plays like a modren incarnation of a old BUSTER CRABBE serial.


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