Doctor Who and the Daleks
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Dr. Who was/is the longest-running entertainment series ever to run on the BBC, and for a variety of reasons, including its sassy humor, delightfully idiotic sets and special effects, and some first-class star-turns by a series of usually underrated actors in the title role, it generated a fanatic and devoted following in the U.K. One of the earliest "Doctors" in the movies was the great horror favorite Peter Cushing, and in this movie he saves the universe and, not incidentally, our dear old earth, from domination by the mostly robot and decidedly anti-biological Daleks… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 25%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Cushing plays Dr. Who with amiable gravity."
‑ , Variety
"he Daleks are still classy monsters, and Cushing does his best with the rather weak script."
‑ , Film4
"The settings are moderately imaginative in a tacky sort of way..."
‑ Tom Milne, Time Out
"A travesty for Whovians and a torment for anyone else."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Cushing is Dr. Who, a time lord, and he and his companions travel through time and space in his time machine, the Tardis."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"This tacky, simple and heartless affair doesn't quite live up to expectations."
‑ James O'Ehley, Sci-Fi Movie Page
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