Starship Invasions/Fun Facts

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

< Starship Invasions
  • The full-size saucer was actually an inflatable prop.
  • The aliens depicted, including the pointy-nosed robot, are based on actual descriptions given by UFO "witnesses" over the years.
  • Riffed by the guys from Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) under the Rifftrax name; Michael J. Nelson, Bill Corbett, and Kevin Murphy.
  • The film had to be re-titled twice. It originally was titled War of the Aliens, which closely resembled the 1977 blockbuster Star Wars. The title was changed to Alien Encounter, which resembled the 1977 blockbuster Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
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