The Man from Planet X
The Man from Planet X (1951)

An inexpensive but atmospheric sci-fi film, Man from Planet X takes place on a lonely Scottish island. Science professor Raymond Bond is monitoring the orbit of the mysterious "Planet X," which has entered the solar system and is… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 20, 2001
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Creative, idealistic science fiction film.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Odd, atmospheric, but rather slow Edgar G. Ulmer sci-fi cheapie.

Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Capable B horror of the sort that invites nostalgia even in those of us who weren't there.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Classic Ulmer.

Frank Wilkins
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

An eerie reminder that a decent script and adept direction can overcome even the lowest of budgets.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I bet if Ulmer had a few more days of shooting time we would have seen a lot more action.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
An okay sci-fi movie of the 50s. It's not a very original plot, nor are there good special effects, but it's not bad either.
a b
A supposed classic, but really it's pretty lame. Sweet 50's low budget sci-fi.
Henrik Schunk
A curious no-budget sci-fi that does way better with nothing to spend than most other sci-fi trash films of the era ( I am looking at you Mr. Wood). While the… More