Invaders from Mars

Invaders from Mars (1953)


  • Genre: Science Fiction, Horror
  • Release Date: 1953-04-22
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 175 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 18min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Edward L. Alperson Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: William Cameron Menzies
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In the early hours of the night, young David Maclean sees a flying saucer land and disappear into the sand dunes just beyond his house. Slowly, all of the adults, including his once loving parents, begin to act strangely.

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  • Jimmy Hunt

    as David Maclean
  • Arthur Franz

    as Dr. Stuart Kelston
  • Helena Carter

    as Dr. Pat Blake, MD
  • Leif Erickson

    as Mr. George MacLean
  • Hillary Brooke

    as Mrs. Mary MacLean
  • Morris Ankrum

    as Col. Fielding
  • Walter Sande

    as Police Sgt. Mack Finlay
  • Bert Freed

    as Police Chief A.C. Barrows
  • Max Wagner

    as Army Sgt. Rinaldi
  • Charles Gibb

    as Lt. Blair
  • Milburn Stone

    as Army Capt. Roth
  • Douglas Kennedy

    as Officer Jackson
  • Charles Cane

    as Officer Blaine
  • Fay Baker

    as Mrs. Wilson
  • Janine Perreau

    as Kathy Wilson
  • John Eldredge

    as Mr. Turner
  • Barbara Billingsley

    as Kelston's Secretary
  • Richard Deacon

    as MP
  • Gil Herman

    as Major Clary
  • Luce Potter

    as The Martian Intelligence
  • Lock Martin

    as Mutant Carrying David to 'Intelligence'
  • Max Palmer

    as Second Mutant Guarding the "Intelligence"
  • Todd Karns

    as Jim the Gas Station Attendant
  • Frank Wilcox

    as Pentagon Chief of Staff
  • Robert Shayne

    as Dr. William Wilson
  • William Phipps

    as Sgt. Baker
  • William Forrest

    as Col. Mayberry
  • Peter Brocco

    as Brainard (bit)
Camera John F. Seitz Director of Photography
Editing Arthur Roberts Editor
Directing William Cameron Menzies Director
Sound Raoul Kraushaar Original Music Composer
Art Boris Leven Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Gene Hibbs Makeup Artist
Visual Effects Jack Cosgrove Visual Effects
Production Edward L. Alperson Jr. Associate Producer
Writing John Tucker Battle Story
Writing Richard Blake Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Ruby Felker Hairstylist
Production Edward L. Alperson Producer
Art Edward G. Boyle Set Dresser
Art William Cameron Menzies Production Design
Production Ben Chapman Production Manager
Crew Jack Cosgrove Special Effects
Directing Mary Yerke Script Supervisor
Directing Leonard Kunody Second Assistant Director
Visual Effects Howard Lydecker Mechanical & Creature Designer
Costume & Make-Up Anatole Robbins Special Effects Makeup Artist
Directing Ben Chapman Assistant Director
Visual Effects Irving Block Matte Painter
Visual Effects Jack Rabin Matte Painter
Sound Earl Crain Sr. Sound