War of the Planets

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

War of the Planets aka Battle of the Stars (1977, Italy) is an Italian Sci-Fi movie by Alfonso Brescia, clearly a rip-off of Star Wars.


Main Details

  • Released in 1977
  • Color
  • Running time: 95 minutes
  • Production Co: Nais Film
  • Distribution Co: Cinematografie Internazionali Associate
  • Directed by Alfonso Brescia
  • Starring: John Richardson, Yanti Sommer
  • Produced by Luigi Alessi
  • Screenplay by Alfonso Brescia, Aldo Crudo, Massimo Lo Jacono, Giacomo Mazzocchi
  • Starring John Richardson, Yanti Somer, Gaetano Balestrieri, Nicolas Barthe, Aldo Canti
  • Narrated by Arduino Sacco
  • Music by Marcello Giombini
  • Cinematography by Silvio Fraschetti
  • Edited by Larry Marinelli, Carlo Reali

Also Known As

  • Year Zero: War In Space
  • Cosmo 2000
  • Cosmo: Planet Without a Name


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