Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)

The biggest, most brightly-wrapped gift under the colorful Christmas tree is a new digital restoration of the unforgettable 1964 B-movie Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, best known as the screen debut of actress/singer Pia Zadora.… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 23, 2004
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Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

[A] hilariously bad stab at sci-fi.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

This is, without exaggeration, one of the single worst films ever made, which hasn't prevented it from becoming a cult classic.

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James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Better than 'Mars Needs Women', but worse than 'Teenagers from Outer Space' . . .

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Howard Thompson
New York Times

Adults may find it obvious and as square-cut as cheese. But let's face it. From now till you-know-when, the youngsters are all that matter.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A terrible product of people who wanted to appeal to kids but likely never met one in their lives...

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

White Christmas on a red planet, and not as bad as some people insist.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

4 stars for bad-movie buffs, 1 star for the rest of humanity.

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Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat

Who knew this would be the pinnacle of Pia Zadora's career?

Jake Euker
Filmcritic.com

shot in that hopeless, bad filmmaking style ... with the delayed, artificial rhythm of a trans-Atlantic phone call

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Flixster Audience Score: 28% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
I just happened to catch this movie on TV the other night, unfortunately. It's got an interesting story, which may have been the inspiration for… More
xGary Xx
Some films are so bad, they're funny. Some films are so bad, they're just BAD.
Cindy I
In the right company and with loads of "adult" beverages, this one could be a scream. But watch it alone and you'd wish you were dead just to… More
Daniel Hetteix
Hooray For Santy Claus... err, no. This movie is beyond terrible. Try to cram Plan Nine From Outer Space, The Three Stooges, and some general Yuletide Spirit… More
Robert C
The ultimate Christmas cheese!
Lafe Fredbjornson
Bad in a cheap and boring way. Some of the characters were mighty annoying. My favorite sequence was the opening song "Hooray for Santy Claus", which… More