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Earth vs. the Flying Saucers is a 1956 American science fiction film, directed by Fred F. Sears and released by Columbia Pictures.

The film is also known as Invasion of the Flying Saucers. It was suggested by the best selling, non-fiction book Flying Saucers from Outer Space by Maj. Donald Keyhoe. The flying saucer effects were created by Ray Harryhausen. Wikipedia

Initial Release: July 1, 1956
Awards: None

Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers 1956
Earth vs. The Flying Saucers 1956

IMDB Rating: 6.4

Starring: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis

Director: Fred F. Sears

Writers: Donald E. Keyhoe, Curt Siodmak

Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Description: Extra-terrestrials flying in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.

Plot Summery: [Spoiler Alert!]

Dr. Russell Marvin heads up Operation Skyhook, which is tasked with sending rockets into the upper atmosphere in a effort to find suitabile locations for future space flights.

Unfortunately, the rockets somehow disappear. While investigating this strange occurrence, Russell and his new wife Carol are abducted by a flying saucer. The aliens demand to meet with certain people in order to negotiate... but it is a trick, and the Martains only want to kill them.

The invasion has begun and if Russell and Carol can't find a way to stop these creatures by getting past their defenses, it may be the end of the human race.

Written by Christopher Miller