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The X From Outer Space

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An intrepid crew of astronauts is headed to Mars when they encounter a hidden menace: spores. Fortunately, the spores quickly realize how dull of a villain they are and decide to mutate into the terrifying rubber kaiju known as The X!

The X, who resembles what the offspring might look like if Gonzo ever sealed the deal with Camilla, turns out to be named Guilala. NASA's top scientists figured this out when they looked The X up on Facebook and found his profile, which also indicated that he matriculated at “The School of Hard Knocks,” majoring in “Your Mom.”* It turns out the only way to defeat Guilala is a substance called Guilalalium. At this point it may start to dawn on more astute viewers that this movie is kind of silly.

The X runs amok, doing a variety of general flailing that looks unimpressive until you realize how hard it must have been to see for the guy inside the Guilala suit. Imagine a mildly anesthetized Gheorghe Mureșan trying to dance the hokey pokey and you’ve got the general idea.

The X may not be the most famous Kaiju, but he certainly has the easiest name to spell. Join Mike, Kevin, and Bill for The X From Outer Space!

*Yes, The X was holding up a fish in his profile pic, do you even have to ask?


Written by Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett, Conor Lastowka, Sean Thomason, Jason Miller, and Zach Shatzer

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Legacy devices (314.86 MB)
Low (502.84 MB)
Medium (917.08 MB)
High TV 480p (1.44 GB)
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HD Medium 720p (1.45 GB)
HD High 1080p (8.22 GB)
Burnable DVD Image (3.88 GB)

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Art by Len Peralta
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Release date

August 10, 2023


77 minutes
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