They Came From Outer Space: Plan 9 From Outer Space

Plan 9 From Outer Space

USA | 1959 | 80 min. | Edward D. Wood Jr.

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They Came From Outer Space

Residents of California's San Fernando Valley are under attack by flying saucers from outer space. The aliens, led by Eros (Dudley Manlove) and his assistant, Tanna (Joanna Lee), intend to conquer the planet by resurrecting corpses in a Hollywood cemetery. The living deada cape-wearing ghoul (Bela Lugosi), a vampire (Vampira) and a slow-footed cop (Tor Johnson) who was killed for his nosinessstalk curious humans who wander into the cemetery looking for evidence of the UFOs.

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In the so-bad-it's-good classic Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959), a group of aliens attempts to prevent humanity from developing a powerful doomsday weapon. Using their "Plan 9," they resurrect the dead to create chaos and fear among the living. As the undead rise, an intrepid group of humans, including a brave pilot and his wife, must confront the extraterrestrial threat and save Earth from destruction. Directed by the infamous Ed Wood, this low-budget sci-fi horror is celebrated for its unintentional charm, cheesy special effects, and entertainingly bizarre plot. Despite its reputation as one of the worst films ever made, Plan 9 from Outer Space has become a beloved cult classic that continues to captivate audiences with its unique and endearing appeal.

  • Director: Edward D. Wood Jr.
  • Principal Cast: Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene and Bela Lugosi
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 1959
  • Running Time: 80 min.
  • Producer: Edward D. Wood Jr.
  • Screenplay: Edward D. Wood Jr.
  • Cinematographers: William C. Thompson
  • Editors: Edward D. Wood Jr.
  • Language: English