The 27th Day
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A locked-in-the-fifties science fiction film, The 27th Day begins with five different people from five different countries suddenly disappearing from view. They have been gently abducted by the agent (Arnold Moss) of a faraway dying planet, who gives each of the five earthlings a "killing capsule" that will destroy everything on Earth and allow the residents of the alien planet to re-colonize the planet--but which will be ineffective if not used after 27 days. In typical Cold War fashion, the representatives of the "good" countries (including Gene Barry) refuse to utilize… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Makes you wonder how the film could be so terrible if the novel got some good reviews and was even chosen a Book-of-the-Month Club selection."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A premissa, que poderia gerar uma discussão filosófica fascinante, é arruinada pela abordagem preconceituosa e repulsiva de uma Hollywood no auge da Guerra Fria."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"Smart enough to keep you watching and earn your forgiveness for clunky moments along the way"
‑ Shane Burridge,
"A typically heavy-handed sci-fi parable from the 1950s..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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