Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Special Edition

Re-release of the 1964 classic hits store shelves on October 29th, 2013.

A film this bad has never looked so good. Horizon Movies proudly presents a fully restored edition (from HD elements) of the notorious holiday classic.

The Martians are irked that their children spend so much time watching TV shows from Earth that sing the praises of Santa Claus, so they decide to make a trek to the planet to capture Mr. Claus. During their mission, they also abduct two children who lead the aliens to the North Pole and Santa. The Martians take all three earthlings back to Mars, where, with the help of a native, they manage to spread Christmas cheer throughout the red planet.

SCCTM took on newfound fame in the 1990’s after being featured on Mystery Science Theater 3000 and became a holiday staple on Comedy Central in the years following its 1991 premiere, becoming one of the series’ most popular episodes.

It has since found new life again in the 2000’s, having been riffed by Cinematic Titanic, which includes former cast members from MST3K, as of November 2008. Scenes from the movie were also used in both Comedy Central’s ”A Colbert Christmas” and ”Eloise at Christmastime”. SPECIAL FEATURES: ”The Retro Holiday Film Festival” that includes Vintage Max Fleischer Holiday Cartoons, Seasons Greetings from Classic TV Stars, Howdy Doody s Christmas Story, Rare, Remastered Holiday Commercials and much, much more.

1 comment

  1. MerryCarey October 4, 2013 1:04 pm  Reply

    The film has a miniscule budget and inferior actors, but the story isn’t all that bad, really. Watch this film at least once. It’s not quite as bad as it’s made out to be!

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