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So Terrible... it's HYSTERICAL!!!
on 8 August 2003
Yes, this is what is supposed to be the "worst movie" in Hollywood history by the "worst director" ever. This is the film that is the butt of so many running jokes and gags. And as terrible, goofy, stupid, and ridiculous as this movie is, it is still highly entertaining and enjoyable! "Plan 9 from Outer Space" is a memorable and silly film.
The movie focuses around aliens who orchestrate a plan to resurrect the dead to scare earthlings and show them their power. Nobody is safe when these mindless and very dull zombies create havoc all over town. It's up to the police and the government to put an end to the aliens' plans before things get more out of hand in this uproariously terrible film that leaves you wanting more.
I wanted to see this as soon as I saw Tim Burton's "Ed Wood." I knew that this was something I would have to see. And trust me, the movie wasn't over exaggerating on how goofy this film gets. The flaws are so in-your-face that you cannot help but laugh hysterically. First it's night, then it's daytime, then night, then daytime, and so on and so on. Bela Lugosi died before the film started, but never fear! Ed Wood used an extra (his wife's chiropractor who covers his face the whole time) and earlier shots of the late actor that don't even match up with what's going on in the movie! The acting is cheesy and horrendous, but that only adds to the unexpected glory of this cult-classic.
Although it is deemed as "the worst movie" in Hollywood history, I really don't think it is. As bad as it is, it is not the worst movie in the world. And I don't believe that Ed Wood's the worst director ever. The difference between him and so many of the directors today was the absolute passion he had. He so much wanted to tell stories and share them with the world. It's a shame that he is the end of many jokes and gags today, but then again, maybe he wouldn't mind. Maybe he would've been happy to get all of this recognition.
"Plan 9 from Outer Space" is horrendously cheesy and flawed, and yet it is still enjoyable all the way. This is Ed Wood's baby, and I'm sure that no matter how many people said bad things about it, he was still proud of it. If you're looking for a good laugh and a fun time, check out "Plan 9 from Outer Space." It is the king of goofy and cheesy films. It is amazing how popular it has become. As Bela told Wood in the film "Ed Wood," "There is no such thing as bad press." That statement proves to be absolutely true in the case of "Plan 9 from Outer Space." Trust me, you will NEVER forget the experience.