20 Million Miles To Earth
1957 | Color | 1 Hr 22 Min | Sci-Fi | PG | Columbia
Director: Nathan Juran
Robert Creighton Williams
Thomas Browne Henry
When the first manned flight to Venus returns to Earth, the rocket crash-lands in the Mediterranean near a small Italian fishing village. The locals manage to save one of the astronauts Colonel Calder, the mission commander. A young boy also recovers what turns out to be a specimen of an alien creature. Growing at a fantastic rate, it manages to escape and eventually threatens the city of Rome forcing the military to take drastic action.