After arriving on an unknown planet, a group of astronauts begins to turn on each other, influenced by the planet’s and its odd inhabitants’ ambiguous influence.
Planet of the Vampires (Terrore nello Spazio, lit. ‘Terror in Space’) is a 1965 Italian-Spanish science fiction horror film directed by Mario Bava and starring Barry Sullivan and Norma Bengell. The script was written by Bava, Alberto Bevilacqua, Callisto Cosulich, Antonio Roman, and Rafael J. Salvia and was based on Renato Pestriniero’s “One Night of 21 Hours,” an Italian-language science fiction short tale. The picture was distributed by American International Pictures as part of a double feature with Daniel Haller’s Die, Monster, Die! (1965).