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Twelve to the Moon (1960)
12 to the Moon

Nomination Year: 1994
SYNOPSIS:  A team of scientists (twelve in all) heads off to the moon. While there, they encounter an alien intelligence that concludes the human race must be destroyed.

Deus Ex Machina

The Power of Love
The moon-aliens are freezing the entire Earth, and nobody can stop it. Suddenly, the aliens relent because the two Earthlings (and the cat) they captured demonstrated love. All off-camera, of course.

Worst Science

The Electromagnetic Ray Screen Helmet, Free with Ten Box Tops
"I'm activating my Electromagnetic Ray Screen Helmet, which will allow me to breathe on the moon without all those expensive props and special effects."

Smithee Award Winner! Acting Appropriately Stupid

Touch It! Touch...It...
First dozen people on the moon, right? They fire a rocket and a stream of unknown substance pours out of the cliff. What does the lead (and presumably smartest) scientist do? He sticks his hands FULL INTO IT. It's lava, and he burns himself horribly. Yay!

Worst Special Effect

Class "C" Engine, Class "C" Plot, Class "C" Effects...
The German and the other guy sacrifice themselves to drop a bomb into a volcano. The scenes switch from them in an obviously darkened studio (NOT a cockpit), to the toy rocket outside. When it crashes, there is clearly a stick involved.

Actors/Directors of Note
Actor Claim to Fame
Ken Clark "Sledge" from A Man Called Sledge 
Michi Kobi  
Tom Conway No, not the comedian. That's TIM Conway. This guy was "The Falcon" and "The Saint." 
Anthony Dexter  
John Wengraf  
 Anna-Lisa  
Phillip Baird  
Roger Til  
Richard Weber  
Tema Bey  
Robert Montgomery, Jr.  
Cery Devlin  
Francis X. Bushman  
Director Claim to Fame
David Bradley  

Kevin Hogan

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