Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Plan 9 from Outer Space



BELA LUGOSI
VAMPIRA
LYLE TALBOT

PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY
EDWARD D. WOOD, JR.

" With its incoherent plot, jaw-droppingly odd dialogue, inept acting, threadbare production design, and special effects so shoddy that they border on the surreal, Plan 9 From Outer Space has often been called the worst movie ever made. But it's an oddly endearing disaster; boasting genuine enthusiasm and undeniable charm, it is the work of people who loved movies and loved making them, even if they displayed little visible talent. In Plan 9, alien invaders attempt to conquer the world by raising the dead, starting with an old man dressed in a Dracula costume (Lugosi [...] ), his much-younger and well-proportioned wife (Maila "Vampira" Nurmi), and a remarkably overweight police officer (Tor Johnson). Often funny and consistently entertaining (if almost always for the wrong reasons), Plan 9 From Outer Space is an anti-masterpiece if there ever was one, and as Criswell so brilliantly puts it, "Can you PROVE it didn't happen?!?" [...] " allmovie

My friend, can your heart stand the shocking facts about grave robbers from outer space? " Plan 9 from Outer Space is a 1959 science fiction/horror film written, produced, and directed by Edward D. Wood, Jr..

[...] The film also claims to posthumously star Bela Lugosi through use of archive footage and a brief scene of the actor shot by Wood just before Lugosi's death in 1956, although Lugosi's character is primarily portrayed by chiropractor Tom Mason.

The plot of the film is focused on a race of extraterrestrial beings who are seeking to stop humans from creating a doomsday weapon that would destroy the universe. In the course of doing so, the aliens implement "Plan 9", a scheme to resurrect Earth's dead as zombies to get the planet's attention, causing chaos. " Wikipedia

7 comments:

Johnny Ghoul said...

Unarguably the Best Worst Move...ever!

"And remember, My Friends, Future Events such as These...will affect You in The Future!"

I'm John McCain and I approve this movie....

jesus said...

happy bordei plan 9 from, one hundred of this deis.
!!!!!!!!

floyd barber said...

Ed Wood is a freakin genius.

iMike said...

Definitely an awesomely BAD film. lol

Calvin's Canadian Cave of Cool said...

"Because all of you of Earth...are IDIOTS!" - looks who is talking alien butthead. We seemed to have fixed your little red wagon pretty good. Not bad for a bunch of hairless apes. This movie is only a classic because of the sincerity it was made with. You can't conciously try to be bad and pull of crap like this. I love it.

damien said...

I like so much Ed Wood !

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