The Phantom Planet (1961)
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as Capt. Frank Chapman
as Lt. Makonnen
as Judge Eden
as Col. Lansfield
as Lt. White
as Pilot Leonard
as Lt. White
as Capt. Beecher
as Lt. Cutler
as Navigator Webb
as Communications Officer
as Radar Officer
Critic Reviews for The Phantom Planet
I could say it's laughable, embarrassing, woefully inept, and absolutely Ed Woodsian in style and presentation, but why bother?
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Audience Reviews for The Phantom Planet
This is the worst sci-fi ever! Plan 9 is a true masterpiece if compare with this. Poor Richard Kiel as the Solarite.
This movie is stupid and nonsensical, the guy lands on some planet and shrinks to the tiny size of the rest of the people there, and they put him through some crazy trials and then need his help against their enemy, and other sci-fi type stuff happens, but you keep wondering what the point is and when the story is going to get anywhere, but it doesn't. This is a horrible movie.
Seems much longer than it actually is due to it being so incredibly boring. Like most sci-fi around this time, the "special effects" are cheesy and the story is dime-a-dozen and lame. Since it sucks, you can expect Richard Kiel to be in it somewhere...and there he is!
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