Message from Space (1978) - Rotten Tomatoes

Message from Space (1978)

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This 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.

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Cast

Vic Morrow
as General Garuda
Sue Shiomi
as Esmeralida
Mikio Narita
as Rockseia XII
Isamu Shimuzu
as Robot Beba 2
Noboru Mitani
as Kamesasa
Noburo Mitani
as Kamesasa
Eisei Amamoto
as Mother Dark (in drag)
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Audience Reviews for Message from Space

½

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.

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