Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
  • UR
  • 1h 23m
  • 1956
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Relive the exciting days of sci-fi movie matinees with the cult classic Earth vs. The Flying Saucers! Featuring extraordinary visual effects by cinematic genius Ray Harryhausen, the film pits earthlings against alien humanoids in a violent battle for Earth's survival! When the zombielike aliens arrive at the U.S. Army base in search of help for their dying planet, they try to make friendly contact with scientist Dr. Russ Marvin (Hugh Marlowe) and his recent bride Carol (Joan Taylor). But the military greets their fleet of saucers with gunfire, and the aliens are forced to retaliate. Can Marvin invent the ultimate weapon in a deadly game of beat-the-clock to save the human race? Hold on to your seat for an intergalactic flight into fantasy with Earth vs. The Flying Saucers!
© 1956 renewed 1984 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Antagony & Ecstasy
Tim Brayton

[The finest] of these formula-driven alien invasion movies... and not only because its flying sauc...

June 22, 2017
Fernando F. Croce

Machine gun-happy paranoia to The Day the Earth Stood Still's messianic disarmament

June 22, 2017
Steve Crum

Harryhausen effects are first reason to see this sci-fi mini-classic, and it is a fun trip.

June 21, 2017
Movie Metropolis
James Plath

It's as good as B-movies get.

June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Thriller
  • Release Date:July 1, 1956
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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