|Riffers||Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett|
|Date Released||October 11, 2016|
The Astro-Zombies ‒ sometimes known as The Astro Zombies (without the hyphenation), Space Zombies and The Space Vampires ‒ is a 1968 science fiction horror film starring John Carradine, Wendell Corey (in his final film appearance) and Tura Satana. It was written, directed and produced by Ted V. Mikels. RiffTrax released their riff in October 2016.
The plot follows a disgruntled scientist who, having been fired by the space agency, decides to create superhuman monsters from the body parts of innocent murder victims. The creatures eventually escape and go on a killing spree, attracting the attention of both an international spy ring and the CIA.
Cast and Crew
- Wendell Corey as Holman
- John Carradine as Dr. DeMarco
- Tom Pace as Eric Porter
- Joan Patrick as Janine Norwalk
- Tura Satana as Satana
- Rafael Campos as Juan
- Joe Hoover as Chuck Edwards
- Victor Izay as Dr. Petrovich
- William Bagdad as Franchot
- Vincent Barbi as Tyros
- Vic Lance as the chauffeur
- Egon Sirany as Sergio Demozhenin
- Rod Wilmoth as Astro-Zombie
- The screenplay was written by Wayne Rogers, who later gained fame as an actor in the role of "Trapper" John McIntyre on the TV series M*A*S*H.