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

This sci-fi film takes place on a lonely Scottish island. Science professor Raymond Bond is monitoring the mysterious "Planet X." A spaceship soon lands from this planet, carrying a strange little man. He wants to make friendly… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1951
DVD Release Date: February 20, 2001
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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: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
A slight change for this all American, 50's B-movie sci-fi. That slight change being the movies story is not set in some sleepy, small, all American town… More
a b
A supposed classic, but really it's pretty lame. Sweet 50's low budget sci-fi.
Aj V
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.
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
Aldo Gandia
A movie in dire need of script re-writes, more production money and a better look man from planet X. Nonetheless, if you're familiar with who director… More