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The Three Stooges in Orbit (1962)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 4 July 1962 (USA)
The Stooges must battle alien spies to safeguard a goofy scientist's revolutionary new vehicle.

Director:

Edward Bernds

Writers:

Norman Maurer (story), Elwood Ullman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe DeRita ... Curly-Joe (as The Three Stooges)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as The Three Stooges)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as The Three Stooges)
Carol Christensen Carol Christensen ... Carol Danforth
Edson Stroll ... Captain Tom Andrews
Emil Sitka ... Professor Danforth
George N. Neise ... Ogg / Airline Pilot
Rayford Barnes ... Zogg / Airline Co-Pilot
Norman Leavitt ... Williams
Nestor Paiva ... Chairman
Don Lamond Don Lamond ... Colonel Smithers
Peter Brocco ... Doctor Appleby
Thomas Glynn Thomas Glynn ... George Galveston
Jean Charney Jean Charney ... WAF Sergeant
Peter Dawson Peter Dawson ... General Bixby
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Storyline

The Three Stooges, Moe, Larry, and Curly-Joe, are evicted from their hotel room and set out to find a new place to live while prepping for their new TV show. They end up settling at the home of the eccentric inventor, Professor Danforth. The professor is glad to have company in the house again. He is working on a new vehicle which he plans to sell to the military. Unfortunately, a spy from Mars is trying to steal it. When he tells the Stooges about the spy, they are of the opinion he has "been bending over those diagrams too long." But with their TV show in danger of cancellation, the professor says he has another invention guaranteed to save their show if they will help him safeguard his new vehicle. They soon discover the Professor may not be as crazy as he sounds when two real Martians hijack the vehicle, mount a laser cannon on it, and begin attacking the city. Now, the fate of the human race rests in the hands of (gulp) The Three Stooges. Written by gorn9146

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STOOGES MEET MARTIANS See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 July 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Los tres chiflados en órbita See more »

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Budget:

$450,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The shot of the flying saucers and some of the destruction scenes are from Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) which Columbia had released six years earlier. See more »

Quotes

Moe: How are we checked for gas?
Curly-Joe: Well, the arrow's pointing halfway. I don't know whether its half empty or half full.
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Crazy Credits

At the film's ending, a subtitle appears in Martian giving a "translation" of the film's last line, after which a Martian ray gun shoots out all the letters in the subtitle except "the end". See more »

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It's A Happy Memory For Alot of Baby Boomers
9 December 2003 | by westeggSee all my reviews

Sure, I know this film is not a great comedy, or even a good one. But for alot of us aging boomers this film is a sweet memory. It recalls a more innocent time in movies, and an appreciation for the Stooges in their autumnal years. And what's wrong with dancing Martians?


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