First Man into Space (1959) - Rotten Tomatoes

First Man into Space (1959)

First Man into Space (1959)

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An astronaut becomes possessed by an extraterrestrial parasite, and, on his return to Earth, turns into a violent killer in order to provide the creature with human blood. This British sci-fi film centers on the attempts of the astronaut's brother to defeat the parasite and stop the bloody rampage.

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Cast

Marshall Thompson
as Cmdr. C.E. Prescott
Marla Landi
as Tia Francesca
Bill Edwards
as Lt. Dan Prescott
Robert Ayres
as Capt. Ben Richards
Bill Nagy
as Wilson
Carl Jaffe
as Dr. Paul von Essen
Roger Delgado
as Mexican Consul
John McLaren
as State Dept. Official
Michael Patrick Bell
as State Trooper
Bill Nick
as Clancy
Chuck Keyser
as Control Room Official
John Fabian
as Control Room Official
Spencer Teakle
as Control Room Official
Michael Bell
as State Trooper
Helen Forrest
as Secretary
Roland Brand
as Truck Driver
Barry Shawzin
as Mexican Farmer
Larry Taylor
as Shore Patrolman
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Critic Reviews for First Man into Space

All Critics (4)

Space Age hardware footage (including cockpit shots of Chuck Yeager) meets rampaging space-mutant theatrics.

March 5, 2007 | Full Review…

Outer space chills and creeps, pretty dated.

January 5, 2005 | Rating: 3/5

I've seen a lot of sci-fi films that didn't make as much sense as this one does.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: C | Full Review…

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