Uchu kara no messeji (Message from Space) (1978)
Message from Space, a bargain-rack Japanese Star Wars clone, stars Vic Morrow as the token American. Responding to a plea for help from a faraway planet, A young, idealistic four-person crew hurtles to the rescue. Along for the ride are two funny robots. As could expected from the Toei Studios, Message from Space is a clearing house of good, bad, and "aw come on!" special effects. Vic Morrow followed this film triumph with the equally unforgettable The Evictors (79) and Humanoids from the Deep (80). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi … More
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A race of evil robotic samurai conquer a peaceful race of leaf-headed aliens, who send out eight magic space nuts to track down reluctant heroes to save their planet. Ridiculous and cheap Japanese space opera (with some American actors like Vic Morrow) rushed to market to capitalize on the popularity of STAR WARS; it's not quite as much fun as the synopsis makes it sound.More
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