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Invasion of the Triffids (1963)

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93 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

After an unusual meteor shower leaves most of the human population blind, a merchant navy officer must find a way to conquer tall, aggressive plants which are feeding on people and animals.
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Writers
Bernard Gordon (screenplay) (front Philip Yordan) | Philip Yordan (front for Bernard Gordon) | John Wyndham (novel "Day of the Triffids")
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Release date
Apr 27, 1963 (United States)

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Howard Keel
Bill Masen Bill Masen   See fewer
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Nicole Maurey
Christine Durrant Christine Durrant   See fewer
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Janette Scott
Karen Goodwin Karen Goodwin   See fewer
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Kieron Moore
Tom Goodwin Tom Goodwin   See fewer
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Mervyn Johns
Mr. Coker Mr. Coker   See fewer
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Ewan Roberts
Dr. Soames Dr. Soames   See fewer
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Alison Leggatt
Miss Coker Miss Coker   See fewer
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Geoffrey Matthews
Luis de la Vega Luis de la Vega   See fewer
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Gilgi Hauser
Teresa de la Vega Teresa de la Vega   See fewer
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John Tate
Captain - SS Midland Captain - SS Midland   See fewer
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Carole Ann Ford
Bettina (as Carol Ann Ford) Bettina (as Carol Ann Ford)   See fewer
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Arthur Gross
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Colette Wilde
Nurse Jamieson (as Collette Wilde) Nurse Jamieson (as Collette Wilde)   See fewer
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Ian Wilson
Greenhouse Watchman Greenhouse Watchman   See fewer
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Victor Brooks
Poiret Poiret   See fewer
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Chris Adcock
Train Passenger (uncredited) Train Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Bishop
Flight 356 Pilot (uncredited) Flight 356 Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernest Blyth
SS Midland Passenger (uncredited) SS Midland Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Charters
Blind Man at Station (uncredited) Blind Man at Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maxwell Craig
Escaped Prisoner (uncredited) Escaped Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mick Dillon
Triffid (uncredited) Triffid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Katya Douglas
Mary (uncredited) Mary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Dyneley
Narrator / Parisian Radio Operator (voice) (uncredited) Narrator / Parisian Radio Operator (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mabel Etherington
Blind Woman (uncredited) Blind Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas Gallagher
Burly Man (uncredited) Burly Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Muriel Greenslade
SS Midland Passenger (uncredited) SS Midland Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Hilsdon
Man in Train Station (uncredited) Man in Train Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerry Judge
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Frederick Kelsey
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Juba Kennerley
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Jim O'Brady
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Bill Rayment
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Ernie Rice
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Johnny Rossi
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John Simpson
Blind Man (uncredited) Blind Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Esme Smythe
Panicky Blonde on Flight 356 (uncredited) Panicky Blonde on Flight 356 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Vivian
Ticket Agent (uncredited) Ticket Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Wadham
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Fred Wood
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6.2 / 10 | 6,861 votes