Alien Space Avenger (1989)

USA, 1989
35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono, English

An American science fiction film directed by Richard W. Haines.

Plot Summary

A group of lizard-like alien convicts escape from prison and land in the woods in 1930s America. They possess the bodies of humans and set about repairing their damaged ship. But it takes them thirty years as they wait for Earth technology to catch up with their needs.


Directed by: Richard W. Haines
© Flick Productions, Inc., The Space Avenger Partnership
Ray Sundlin and Robert A. Harris present a Richard W. Haines film. A Flick production with Paul von Schreiber
Executive Producers: Timothy McGinn, David Smith, Richard Albert
Produced by: Ray Sundlin, Robert A. Harris
Co-produced by: Richard W. Haines
Associate Producer: Frank Galo
Screenplay: Richard W. Haines, Lynwood Sawyer
Director of Photography: Mustapha Barat
Editor: Richard W. Haines
Music: Richard Fiocca
Sound: Mike Savino, Marc Paturet
Special Make-up Effects: John Bisson, Ralph Cirella
Art Director: Linda Schubell-Sundlin

Robert Prichard (Rex)
Mike McClerie (Derek)
Charity Staley (Karen)
Gina Mastrogiacomo (Ginny)
Angela Nicholas (Doris)
Kirk Fairbanks Fogg (the space avenger/Matt)
Marty Roberts (Mr Green)
Jaimie Gillis (businessman)
William Zacchi (Vito)
George Okon (cop)
Robert Cicchini (Raoul)
Leslie Sternbergh (Trixie)
Ellen Kinally (Honey)
Elisa Pensler (Red Riding Hood)
Char (Candy)
Sable (Sugar)
Ivan Jourdain (pusher)
Frank Santopadre (Wolfman)
Pat Daniels (cartoonist)
Joanne Lawson (receptionist)

Alternative Titles

Alien Terror
Kosmiczny msciciel
– Poland



  • Cinefantastique vol.18 no.5 (July 1988) p.16 – review (by Frank Santopadre)
  • The Hollywood Reporter vol.314 no.17 (20 September 1990) pp.11, 20 – credits
  • Variety 27 September 1989 p.47 – credits, review


  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.11 – credits