The Mysterious Satellite

  • 1956
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Science Fiction

A departure from the usual aliens-are-here-to-conquer-Earth theme, this Japanese picture has a friendly group of invaders land on our planet. Led by Karita, the natives of Paira request assistance in destroying a flaming planet that is heading for Earth. In order not to frighten Earthlings, Pairans disguise their one-eyed starfish shape, appearing as normal...read more

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A departure from the usual aliens-are-here-to-conquer-Earth theme, this Japanese picture has a friendly group of invaders land on our planet. Led by Karita, the natives of Paira request assistance in destroying a flaming planet that is heading for Earth. In order not to frighten

Earthlings, Pairans disguise their one-eyed starfish shape, appearing as normal people. As the collision draws near and tidal waves begin, scientist Yamagata creates a device that the Pairans fire into the satellite, saving the Earth from doomsday. A well-scripted illustration of how atomic

weapons can be used to save lives rather than obliterating them.

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  • Review: A departure from the usual aliens-are-here-to-conquer-Earth theme, this Japanese picture has a friendly group of invaders land on our planet. Led by Karita, the natives of Paira request assistance in destroying a flaming planet that is heading for Earth. I… (more)

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