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Plan 9 from Outer Space

12 Ratings: 2.3
Ed Wood's cult classic which was a critical bomb and is considered the worst film of all time on six continents!

   With nothing but a rough idea for a horror film, director Edward D. Wood Jr. raised money, borrowed Bela Lugosi for a few days and shot footage in and around a cemetery and the front of Tor Johnson's house. Lugosi died unexpectedly after … see full wiki

Genre: Classics, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Release Date: 1959
MPAA Rating: Unrated
3 reviews about Plan 9 from Outer Space
review by . September 04, 2011
Flying saucers are spotted over Los Angeles and some recently-buried folks have risen from their graves to frighten the locals. Terror ensues!      Not really, of course. This film has consistently been voted "Worst Movie Ever Made" and really is horrendous. It looks like a sci-fi film your sixth-grader wrote and filmed over a weekend. Director Ed Wood was never daunted by a lack of talent or money, he just loved making movies; this one would be fun for a Halloween …
review by . January 06, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: It's bad!     Cons: It will never be seen by holier-than-thou film students     The Bottom Line: The original so good it's bad movie!     Let me tell you why I hate the common film student perception of movies being art. I hate it because it lends way too much technical weight to a medium which is used by the vast majority of the public strictly as a means of escape. A stereotypical film student will rave about how brilliant some …
review by . February 20, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE is often considered to be both Ed Wood's best film and "the worst movie of all time". Do you see the illogic there? How can it be Wood's "best film", yet the "worst movie of all time"? It really isn't. Wood made lots of films that were ten times as worse than PLAN 9 and there are a lot of movies being churned out in theatres today that are just awful. If nothing else, PLAN 9 is amusing and at least has a story, convoluted as it is. Besides, it was the last film Bela Lugosi …
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