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Space Probe Taurus (1965)

In the year 2000, the spaceship Hope One sets off to find new galaxies for colonization. However, an encounter with an alien being and a swarm of meteorites sends the ship streaking off course into a sea of monsters on an uncharted world.

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Leonard Katzman

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Leonard Katzman
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Francine York ... Dr. Lisa Wayne
James Brown ... Col. Hank Stevens (as James B. Brown)
Baynes Barron ... Dr. John Andros
Russ Bender Russ Bender ... Dr. Paul Martin
John Willis ... TV Reporter
Bob Legionaire ... Faith I Crewman (as Robert Legionaire)
James Macklin James Macklin ... Gen. Mark Tilman (as Jim Maclin)
Phyllis Selznick Phyllis Selznick ... Earth Control Secretary
John Lomma John Lomma ... Earth Control (as John Loma)
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In the year 2000, the spaceship Hope One sets off to find new galaxies for colonization. However, an encounter with an alien being and a swarm of meteorites sends the ship streaking off course into a sea of monsters on an uncharted world.

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Horror so incredible it stretches the mind of man beyond the breaking point

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1965 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Sondeo espacial año 2000 See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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The "sea monster" shown briefly near the end of the film is actually footage of one of the gill-men from War-Gods of the Deep (1965). See more »

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In the credits Baynes Barron is called "Baynes Barrow". See more »

Quotes

Dr. John Andros: Well many people believe that the first Earth mammals were fish.
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Features War-Gods of the Deep (1965) See more »

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17 April 2002 | by gatebangerSee all my reviews

This film is not worth even a rental. Unless you can find a place that will pay you $4 to watch it, that is. Even the poorest efforts generally have something to make them worth preserving. "Space Probe Taurus" appears to be the exception that proves the rule.

The script is horrible. The writer displays absolutely no scientific knowledge whatsoever. There is not a SINGLE CORRECT piece of science in the entire movie! From spacecraft decks that run the wrong way to dialog that makes even less sense than that of the average "Star Trek" episode, it's a mess.

As for the production in general, I'd rather watch four back-to-back episodes of "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet."


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