When Worlds Collide G

Planets destroy earth!
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: G
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 22 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: October 24, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1951
  • Label: Paramount
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)

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Art Direction by &
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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1951 - Best Special Effects

Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh78%

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Total Count: 23

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 3,094
...[The film] significantly helped launch the '50s sci-fi boom that influenced many of today's filmmakers...
USA Today
Sep 28, 2001
Rating: 2.5/4 -- If the naive dramatic situations and trite idealism can be ignored, the viewer is in for an amazing spectacle of special effects. Full Review
TV Guide
Jun 7, 2007
Rating: B- -- Best appreciated for its apocalyptic special effects. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Nov 11, 2010
Rating: 2/5 -- Mr. Pal barely gets us out there, but this time he doesn't bring us back. Full Review
New York Times
Mar 25, 2006
Rating: 3/5 -- Dated but enjoyable end of the world flick
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Aug 21, 2002
Totally outdated by now . . . Full Review
Sci-Fi Movie Page
May 17, 2004
This probably looks about as stodgy now as it did back then. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Jun 7, 2007

Product Description:

In this beloved George Pal (WAR OF THE WORLDS)-produced sci-fi classic. A dying star hurls through space on a collision course with Earth, with no way to stop it. The hope of the planet's citizens lies in the hands of pilot Dave Randall (Richard Derr) and astronomer Doc Hendron (Larry Keating), who will supervise the construction and flight of an interplanetary craft that will carry a handfull of humans to start the race anew on another planet. Academy Award nominations: 2, including Best (Color) Cinematography. Academy Awards: Best Special Effects.

Plot Synopsis:

A scientist concocts a frightening theory about two planets rotating around each other in outer space. He believes that one of the orbs is destined to crash into planet Earth, thus destroying life as we know it. But he also has a plan. The astronomer teams up with a sympathetic pilot, and the two construct a sort of modern space ark. They hope it will save a lucky group of humans by flying them all to safety on the surface of a surviving planet.

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Production Notes:

  • Shot in Technicolor.
  • Robert Brower (Technicolor consultant) and Cheeley Bokestell (technical advisor).

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  • Sales Rank: 447
  • UPC: 032429286765
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