Screen version of H.G. Wells sci-fi novel, adapted by 'Quatermass Experiment' writer Nigel Kneale. At the end of the 19th century, a team of UN astronauts are planning a trip to the moon and in the process meet a man (Edward Judd) who claims that he and 2 others landed on the moon 65 years previously, where they were attacked by an ant-like lifeform known as the Selenite. The UN crew have to then decide how to attempt their lunar landing knowing they could be attacked.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), French ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), German ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), Arabic ( Subtitles ), Czech ( Subtitles ), Danish ( Subtitles ), Dutch ( Subtitles ), English ( Subtitles ), Finnish ( Subtitles ), French ( Subtitles ), German ( Subtitles ), Greek ( Subtitles ), Hebrew ( Subtitles ), Hindi ( Subtitles ), Hungarian ( Subtitles ), Icelandic ( Subtitles ), Norwegian ( Subtitles ), Polish ( Subtitles ), Swedish ( Subtitles ), Turkish ( Subtitles ), WIDESCREEN (2.35:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Featurette, Interactive Menu, Photo Gallery, Scene Access, Trailer(s), SYNOPSIS: H. G. Wells' fantastic account of life on the moon is vividly brought to the screen by special effects master Ray Harryhausen in this amazing sci-fi epic featuring extraterrestrial creatures. Told mostly in flashback, the movie starts with preparations for a modern mission to the Moon being interrupted by an old man's ramblings about a flight he and two companions took to the moon many decades earlier... ...First Men in the Moon ( 1st Men in the Moon )