They Came from Beyond Space (1967)

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An alien spaceship crash-lands on the moon, and soon afterwards the extraterrestrials have taken over the minds of a number of Earth's top scientists. This sci-fi drama follows the attempts of one scientist, who happens to be immune to their powers, to free his colleagues and protect the world.
Rating:
PG
Genre:
Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Studio:
Nelson Entertainment

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Cast

Robert Hutton
as Dr. Curtis Temple
Jennifer Jayne
as Lee Mason
Bernard Kay
as Richard Arden
Geoffrey Wallace
as Allan Mullane
Maurice Good
as Stilwell
Luanshiya Greer
as Girl Attendant
John Harvey
as Bill Trethowan
Diana King
as Mrs. Trethowan
Paul Bacon
as Rogers
Christopher Banks
as Doctor on Street
Dermot Cathie
as Peterson
Norman Claridge
as Dr. Andrews
Michael Hawkins
as Williams
Jack Lambert
as Doctor in Office
Robin Parkinson
as Maitland
Edward Rees
as Bank Manager
Katy Wild
as Girl in Street
Kenneth Kendall
as TV Commentator
Christopher Banks
as Doctor on Street
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Critic Reviews for They Came from Beyond Space

All Critics (1)

British horror specialists Amicus rarely dipped a toe into SF... Watching this cheesy effort, you can understand why.

Full Review… | July 27, 2012
SFX Magazine

An enjoyable campy bad film.

Full Review… | August 1, 2008
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Audience Reviews for They Came from Beyond Space

½

Don't try to interfere with us again or you'll be destroyed. Initially it appears falling rocks from space are plaguing the planet until it become apparent they are being guided by intelligent life beings. A group of scientists build a rocket and form a crew to figure out how to stop the meteors. They are captured and initially think they're part of an experiment...they would be so lucky... "They may have been guided here by creatures. Intelligent creatures." Freddie Francis, director of Dark Tower, The Doctor and the Devils, The Ghoul, Legend of the Werewolf, Son of Dracula, Tales from the Crypt (1972), and Nightmare, delivers They Came from Beyond Space. The storyline for this picture is very average and fairly cliché for the science fiction genre. The acting and special effects were also just okay. "Don't try to interfere with us or you'll be destroyed." I grabbed this off Turner Classic Movies (TCM) since I adore the old school classic science fiction movies. This has a campy, average feel to it with some cool "on the moon" scenes that are entertaining. Overall, this is worth watching only if you're a fan of the genre. "Slaves do not speak without permission in front of the master of the moon." Grade: C

Kevin Robbins
Kevin Robbins

It's premise isn't bad, but the film just wasn't done well. The plot is decent but a bit scrambled. The acting isn't too good, and the film drags on a bit. It has its high points, but still it wasn't as good as it could of been.

Wes Shad
Wes Shad

An entertaining but ultimately very poorly executed drama sci-fi click, drawing obvious influences from the 50s classics. Worth a shot for it's cheesiness, horrid acting, huge plot holes and entertainment value.

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