When Worlds Collide Poster

Release Date: August 1st, 1951

DVD Release Date: September 25th, 2001

G|1 hr 21 min

Plot Summary
After Dr. Bronson (Hayden Rorke) discovers Zyra, a new planet, fellow astronomer Dr. Hendron (Larry Keating) checks Bronson's data and reaches the horrifying conclusion that Bellus, a star in Zyra's orbit, is doomed to crash into the earth within a matter of months. Meanwhile, Hendron's daughter, Joyce (Barbara Rush), has grown fond of pilot David Randall (Richard Derr), and pleads to have him brought along as a small group is relocated to Zyra to avoid the impending mass destruction.

Cast: Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen, Larry Keating, John Hoyt, Rachel Ames, Stephen Chase, Frank Cady

Director: Rudolph Maté

Genres: Science fiction

Production Co: Paramount

Keywords: Creative, Love triangle, Rivalry, Daughter, Engaging, Love, Doctor, Escape, New York City, 1950s


Nominated Cinematography (Color)
Winner Special Effects