About

Starship C57D travels to planet Altair 4 in search of the crew of spaceship "Bellerophon," a scientific expedition that has been missing for 20 years, only to find themselves unwelcome by the expedition's lone survivor and warned of destruction by an invisible force if they don't turn back immediately.

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Directed by

Fred M. Wilcox

Written by

Cyril Hume (Screenplay)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Earthmen on a fabulous, peril-journey into outer space!

Cast

Keywords

space robot electronic music score flying saucer ray weapons rescue mission alien planet sabotage misanthrophy alien civilization lone survivor extinct race invisible monster the id mind enhancement atomic power plant romantic triangle creation of matter mysterious death

Photos

Lists

#843 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#191 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#20 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Oscar for Best Effects, Special Effects A. Arnold Gillespie Irving G. Ries