Mysterians
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Most famous for his original Godzilla film in 1956, director Inoshiro Honda is primarily a screenwriter and quite seldom a director. One of his recurrent themes -- the deadly or mutant effects of atomic radiation (as in Godzilla), is also featured in this otherwise routine sci-fi film. The title characters are from a planet that has been destroyed by nuclear bombs. After the Mysterians land on Earth they ask the Japanese for some land to settle and a few nubile women to propagate their race. Scientists are dubious about the intentions of these aliens and so an offensive is launched against… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It looked good when I was 12. Now it totally bores."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Perhaps the most intriguing of all Toho sci-fi films."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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