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on 1 May 2015
It took me many years to forgive this film for the many inconsistencies between it and the TV series that inspired it. But I did, and have warmed to it over the years. Whereas the first Dalek story, both on the big screen and the small screen was an adventure story, pure and simple, Terry Nations original scripts allows for this to be a science fiction film in the classic style. It may be blasphemy to some, but I have watched this film many more times then I have the original TV story. It manages to condense a six part serial into 1 and a half hours, and looses nothing in the screen adoption.Mention has to be made of the transfer, it is perfection, this is the best quality print I have ever seen of it, and the audio track is just brilliant. Fans of both Doctor Who and Peter Cushing must add this to their collections.
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TOP 500 REVIEWERon 19 November 2013
Daleks-Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. is directed by Gordon Flemyng and Milton Subotsky co-adapts the screenplay with Terry Nation and David Whitaker. It stars Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, Ray Brooks, Andrew Keir, Jill Curzon and Roberta Tovey. A Technicolor/Techniscope production, with music by Barry Gray and Bill McGuffie and cinematography by John Wilcox.

A sequel to Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965), plot finds Cushing once again playing the Doctor, who after getting transported to 2150 A.D. finds London ravaged by the Daleks. The Daleks are turning humans into slave Robomen, but an underground human resistance offers hope. Can the Doctor and his companions aid the resistance and save Earth from Dalek damnation? Even though Dr. Who and the Daleks irked the Dr. Who fan base, understandably so since Amicus' version of the good Doctor is some way from the TV series version, it was enough of a success to warrant this sequel. You pretty much get a retread of the first film with the characterisations, Cushing's Doctor is a lovable old eccentric prof, two of his lady female relations are along for the ride (Tovey returning as the same character) and Cribbins has replaced Roy Castle as the light relief companion accidentally thrust into a chaotic world. The Daleks remain a unique and devilish foe, their voices unnerving and their colours vibrant in Technicolor.

Plot follows a familiar trajectory, much running, puffing, capture and escape histrionics, the good versus evil core booming throughout. The sets remain cheap, the effects basic but quaint, and the acting just about passes the test because everyone seems to be enjoying themselves and therefore performing it to the required standard. The music score is truly out of sync with the picture, at times it sounds like it belongs in a Carry On movie, at others an episode of The Avengers; in fact John Steed would have been a good addition to the plotting! But there is some darkness in the story, making it more potent than its prequel.

This wasn't as successful as the studio hoped, so a third film was shelved. If you aren't a hardcore Dr. Who fan and you can accept it on its own daft and fun terms? Then Daleks-Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. is an enjoyable enough time filler. 6/10
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on 21 November 2015
This film was as good as I remembered it. After seeing it on TV many years ago it always stuck in my mind so when I saw it on amazon I decided to buy it and I am so glad I did it did not disappoint it is still a great watch and the passing years have not changed my opinion on this film in fact like a fine vintage wine it has improved over time now adding nostalgia to its strengths. In my opinion peter cushion makes a fine Dr Who and the Daleks have always been my favourite enemy of the doctors. A great film well worth adding to any collection, 5 stars and well deserved in my opinion.
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on 18 March 2016
Its certainly worth watching and enjoyable but the black and white original episode with William Hartnell as the the Doctor is far superior. This just doesn't really have much of a Doctor Who feel to it apart from the Daleks.
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on 21 January 2016
Classic Dr Who film, starring the most iconic villain ever.
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on 27 February 2016
don't make am like it anymore shame
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on 27 November 2015
Very happy came quickly
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on 17 September 2015
Brought this film for my husband and he loved it
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on 5 August 2013
Saw this when i was 6 years old and loved it defo watching through nostalgic eyes but for a film on a rainy afternoon it is entertaining and fun Peter Cushing is perfect as Dr Who .
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on 21 June 2013
Love it love it loved watching it over again and again Peter Cushing is wonderful in this and the daleks never seem to fail.
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