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Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (2005)

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TV Movie | 56 min | Documentary

Directors Stephen Spielberg, George Lucas, Ridley Scott and James Cameron discuss the science fiction movies of the 1950s that influenced them.
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Jul 5, 2005 (United States)

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6.8 / 10 | 385 votes