Plot: A space shuttle mission investigating Halley’s Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires who transform most of London’s population into zombies. The only survivor of the expedition and British authorities attempt to capture a mysterious but beautiful alien woman who appears responsible.

Rating: R

Directed By: Tobe Hooper

Written By: Dan O’Bannon, Don Jakoby and Colin Wilson (“The Space Vampires”)

Production: Golan-Globus Productions, Easedram Limited, London-Cannon Films

In Theaters: June 21, 1985

Budget: $25,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime: 1  hr. 56 mins.


Col. Tom Carlsen – Steve Railsback
Col. Colin Caine – Peter Firth
Dr. Hans Fallada – Frank Finlay
Space Girl – Mathilda May
Dr. Armstrong – Patrick Stewart

Dr. Bukovsky – Michael Gothard
Roger Derebridge – Nicholas Ball
Sir Percy Heseltine – Aubrey Morris
Ellen Donaldson – Nancy Paul
Lamson – John Hallam
Guard – John Keegan