Thunderbirds Are GO (1966)

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Thunderbirds Are Go is a 1966 British science-fiction film based on Thunderbirds, a 1960s television series starring marionette puppets and featuring scale model effects in a filming process dubbed "Supermarionation". Written by Thunderbirds creators Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, directed by David Lane and produced by AP Films, Thunderbirds Are Go develops the franchise with a plot focusing on the futuristic spacecraft Zero-X and its manned mission to Mars. When Zero-X suffers a mechanical failure during re-entry, it is up to International Rescue, with the aid of the Thunderbird machines, to save the astronauts on board before the spacecraft is obliterated in a crash landing.

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Characters appearing in the movie Thunderbirds Are GO.

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Full cast list for the movie Thunderbirds Are GO.
Jeff Tracy

Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward

Scott Tracy

Jeremy Wilkin
Space Exploration Center President , Virgil Tracy

Matt Zimmerman
Alan Tracy, Messenger

Aloysius Parker, Brains, Gordon Tracy

The Hood, John Tracy

Tin-Tin Kyrano

Paul Maxwell
Captain Paul Travers

Alexander Davion
Space Captain Greg Martin

Neil McCallum
Dr. Ray Pierce

Swinging Star Compere , Space Navigator Brad Newman

Dr. Tony Grant, Public Relations Officer , Angry Young Man

Cliff Richard Jr.



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List of Thunderbirds Are GO quotes.

(repeated line)
Jeff Tracy: Thunderbirds are go!

Alan Tracy: Say, Tin-Tin, why don't we go off to the mainland tonight? Just the two of us?
Tin-Tin: That would be lovely, Alan. I'll wear my new dress.
Jeff Tracy: (alarmed) What goes on around here? Have you all gone crazy? This is International Rescue, remember? You can't leave the base unmanned.
(Jeff turns to Tin-Tin)
Jeff Tracy: Sorry, Tin-Tin.
Tin-Tin: (disappointed) That's OK, Mr Tracy, I understand.
Alan Tracy: (annoyed) Well I don't. I'm going to bed.
Tin-Tin: But won't you have some coffee, Alan?
Alan Tracy: (heading for his room) No thanks! It keeps me awake!

(after one of the lift bodies spirals out of control)
Captain Paul Travers: All control systems go. Remote control circuits are dead. Escape unit is... Central Control from Zero-X. Escape Unit circuits are dead!


Trailer for the movie Thunderbirds Are GO.
Thunderbirds Are GO (1966) - Official Movie Trailer

Release Date15 December 1966
GenreSci-Fi, Action
Sound MixMono
Film TypeAnimated
Film ClassSpace Adventure
Niche GenreChildren's/Family
MoodOther Dimensions
ThemesSpace Travel

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