B-Movies And Awful Films

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Red Planet Mars 1952 with Peter Graves Ive seen this film numerous times and it never gets old. This is a wonderful little science fiction film with alot of heart in it.:cool:
I saw that and had it confused with The Angry Red Planet--wondering as i watched, where was the spider alien???
 

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The Phantom Planet 1961 . An astronaut from Earth lands on the traveling planetoid Rayton whose inhalants look like dolls sized human beings . He gets shrunk down by the gravity and captured by the inhalants who befriend him. He find that the people of this world at one time were normal sized but because gravity manipulation technology they been using , their world and they have shrinking down through the ages and that one point in the future , they get so small they disappear from the universe altogether. They also at war Marauding race a rove of Rover dog like pirate aliens who need Rayton's gravity manipulation technology to keep themselves from getting sun into the sun. This is silly film but, it's very entertaining stuff . Richard Keel know as Jaws has an uncredited role as one the aliens :)
 

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Red Planet Mars 1952 with Peter Graves Ive seen this film numerous times and it never gets old. This is a wonderful little science fiction film with alot of heart in it.:cool:
Not bad.

Teenagers From Outer Space is another oldie but goodie. They made it on a shoestring budget (large Vs made from masking tape on the front of coveralls used as extraterrestrial costumes, for instance):


Then there's The Last Man on Earth:

 

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Not bad.

Teenagers From Outer Space is another oldie but goodie. They made it on a shoestring budget (large Vs made from masking tape on the front of coveralls used as extraterrestrial costumes, for instance):


Then there's The Last Man on Earth:

I have not seen the first one but, ive seen The Last Man On Earth

Heres another olde

Planets Against US 1962 Staring Micheal Lemoine who plays 5 different cyborgs who have been sent to earth toss chose and destruction to pave the way for an alien invasion. The main cyborg goes by the name Johnny Bronco and, his touch is radioactive and causes people to burn and disintegrate.
 
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Darkstar 1974 is without a doubt one of the strangest B films of all time. Four less the stable men and their frozen in block of ice but still conscience captain on ship which, is largely falling apart all around them, are on a mission to destroy unstable planets that might be a threat to future colonization. They use self aware (happy to explode) planet bombs to eliminate these rogue worlds. In addition to the crew there is an alien which looks exactly like a beachball with clawed feet. The film was direct by John Carpenter and it was co-produced and cowritten with Dan O Bannon who, did some acting in the film . This very quirky and very entertaining film , a sci fi classic and, there is and a novelization of the film which was done by Allan Dean Foster.:cool:(y)
 
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Invisible Invaders 1959 Invaders from outer space come to earth and reanimate and inhabit the bodies of the recently dead to conquer earth. Every time person does their bodies get taken over by the aliens . Staring John Agar this is a surprisingly good low budget B movie.:cool:(y)
 

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I'm actually a big fan of the original Tron. I found it imaginative with engaging performances. Genuinely can't understand the hate it gets. I think it still stands up today as a piece of out-there sci-fi. Also, cutting edge for its time.

I think everyone probably has a soft spot for Split Second with Rutger Hauer. Cheesy and derivative in the extreme, but I always found it impossible to dislike.

I haven't seen it for a long while, but I always remember being quite fond of Slipstream - the one with Mark Hamill. I found Bill Paxton's character's fascination with balloons rather sweet, and I was always a fan of the late, great and supremely underrated Bob Peck (the gamekeeper in the original Jurassic Park), who played an android from memory.

The ultimate B movie, of course, has to be Tremors. I really must try and watch that again.

Looking back through the list of films other people have posted, I'm mindful that perhaps none of these qualify as legitimate, old-style B-movies though.
 

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So recently I watched a 1996 film called Fled with a pre Matrix Laurence Fishburn and either William or Stephen Baldwin (really can't remember which). Now, this not a good film. The story was derivative, the direction was lazy, the antagonists were cut from cardboard. laced

But I still enjoyed it because it did lots of things right that modern films do wrong. The story, although highly derivative was very well paced with extra twists added in to keep things moving along, and the action set pieces were low key, not over the top, and they were there to serve the plot, NOT the other way around.

Modern Hollywood: Take Note!!!
 

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The Angry Red Planet 1959 Four astronauts land on Mars and face a a variety of dangers. The get attacked by a man eating plant , a giant spider bad and a gigantic amoeba and the find a super advanced city populated by eyed Martians who want them go back to Earth and never return. This is a very entertaining B movie.:cool:(y)
 

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Ikaria Xb I Voyage to the End of the Universe 1963 A Science fiction film from Czechoslovakia and it's an absolutely terrific film ! :cool:(y)
 

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Battle Beyond the Sun 1959 A Soviet era era science fiction film . Post world War three world two competing block North hemis and South hemisphere compete to be the first to land men on Mars. Not a bad film until they throw in two ridiculous looking space monster which adds nothing to the story.
 
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