Unrated | | Adventure, Sci-Fi
Scientists investigating an unusual meteor shower in a rural field are possessed by an alien force bent on an ulterior purpose.
In the laboratory where they cast the silver cage stands a big clear plastic (or glass) gun. This is the same prop used as the main device in The Projected Man (1966).
Dr. Curtis Temple:
Why that's impossible! No propulsion system on Earth could possibly send a rocket to the Moon and back in 24 hours.
Richard Arden: The system we employ was not created on Earth.
After the aliens land on Earth and start taking over human bodies it would take great resources and a lot of time, perhaps a decade or more, to construct the underground installation and moon rocket. However the characters show no sign of aging, nor is there evidence of construction at the farm.
When originally released theatrically in the UK, the BBFC made cuts to secure a 'A' rating. All cuts were waived in 2012 when the film was granted a 'PG' certificate for its premiere DVD release (actually released 17 October 2011).
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