I Married a Monster from Outer Space

1958

I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958)

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Despite its title, this is a well-regarded sci-fi effort from Gene Fowler about an alien race who comes to Earth to repopulate their own planet.

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Cast

Tom Tryon
as Bill Farrell
Gloria Talbott
as Marge Bradley Farrell
Ken Lynch
as Dr. Wayne
John Eldredge
as Police Capt. H.B. Collins
Jean Carson
as Helen Rhodes
Alan Dexter
as Sam Benson
Jack Orrison
as Schultz
Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom
as Freddie Grady, Bartender
Steve London
as Charles Mason
Mary Treen
as Mother Bradley
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Critic Reviews for I Married a Monster from Outer Space

All Critics (14)

"I Married a Monster From Outer Space" is surprisingly well-acted. Everyone is dead serious, and not in a campy way as the title might suggest. It works. There are even some genuinely chilling moments.

Nov 7, 2013 | Full Review…

A tongue-in-cheek examination of the ways commitment tends to toy with the male brain.

Oct 1, 2011 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Acerbic satire of matrimony

Sep 6, 2009 | Full Review…

One of those many 1950's cheesy hokum low-budget Cold War paranoic sci-fiers.

Apr 5, 2009 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Lacks the polish of the science fiction classics of that era...but it shares the sincerity and appealing earnestness...

Jun 21, 2005 | Full Review…

Popular cult film that, like I Walked With a Zombie, has the unfortunate distinction of being a quality picture saddled with a wretched title.

Sep 22, 2004 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for I Married a Monster from Outer Space

like 'the stepford wives' and many others, Gloria talbott is duly concerned when her newly married husband is not nearly as attentive as he was pre-nuptials. does familiarity indeed breed contempt ... or is there another, more sinister, reason??? fun at the drive-in with this forgotten romp in the alien-held woods, as the swamp creatures from another galaxy endeavor, in true 50's style, to impregnate earth women!

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

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OK B-grade flick about a town where all the men are replaced by lookalike aliens. Kinda crappy effects and mediocre performances, but for a movie like this, that's not going to matter that much. A bit like Invasion of the Body Snatchers meets the Stepford Wives. A decent timewaster for a rainy Thursday morning (which is when I saw it.)

Cindy I
Cindy I

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mars needs women

Stella Dallas
Stella Dallas

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