Message from Space (1978)

Genres - Action, Science Fiction  |   Sub-Genres - Sci-Fi Action  |   Release Date - Apr 29, 1978 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - Japan  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Message from Space, a 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. As could expected from the Toei Studios, Message from Space is a clearing house of good, bad, and "aw come on!" special effects. Vic Morrow followed this film triumph with the equally unforgettable The Evictors (79) and Humanoids from the Deep (80).

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android, bad-guy, battle [war], defense [military], future, good-guy, intergalactic, mercenary, message, planet, protection, rescue, soldier, space, spacecraft