This Island Earth

This Island Earth (1955)

Two mortals trapped in outer space... challenging the unearthly furies of an outlaw planet gone mad!

  • Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1955-06-01
  • User Rating: 5.979/10 from 210 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 25min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Joseph M. Newman
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Aliens have landed and are hiding on Earth, but need Earth’s scientists to help them fight an inter-planetary war.


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  • Rex Reason

    as Dr. Cal Meacham
  • Faith Domergue

    as Dr. Ruth Adams
  • Jeff Morrow

    as Exeter
  • Lance Fuller

    as Brack
  • Robert Nichols

    as Joe Wilson
  • Russell Johnson

    as Steve Carlson
  • Douglas Spencer

    as The Monitor of Metaluna
  • Richard Deacon

    as Spacecraft Pilot
  • Regis Parton

    as Mutant
  • Karl Ludwig Lindt

    as Dr. Adolph Engelborg
  • Robert B. Williams

    as Webb
  • Coleman Francis

    as Express Deliveryman
Art Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration
Production William Alland Producer
Art Julia Heron Set Decoration
Camera Clifford Stine Director of Photography
Art Alexander Golitzen Art Direction
Editing Virgil W. Vogel Editor
Writing Franklin Coen Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Rosemary Odell Costume Design
Directing Joseph M. Newman Director
Art Richard H. Riedel Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Joan St. Oegger Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Bud Westmore Makeup Artist
Writing George Callahan Screenplay
Writing Raymond F. Jones Story
Visual Effects Roswell A. Hoffmann Visual Effects