The 27th Day (1957)

The 27th Day

Directed by William Asher

1957 • Approved • English • 75 min.

A low-key Cold War thriller in the vein of The Day the Earth Stood Still. In this one, aliens have a plan to take over they earth — they gift five earthlings with weapons of catastrophic destructive power, assuming the humans won’t be able to resist the urge to destroy their neighbors (and themselves).

Cast: Gene Barry, Valerie French, George Voskovec

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