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- 1 hr 33 min
Iron Sky is a comedy movie that takes in genre's including science fiction and action films; the comedy within the movie is often in bad taste and takes in Nazism and issues surrounding race and political power. Iron Sky has been hotly anticipated for a number of years since the production was announced in 2006; finally released in 2012 the movie has been successful upon release around the world.
The plot of Iron Sky revolves around the establishment of Nazi bases on the far side of the Moon in 1945 and the return to Earth of some of the Nazi sympathizers in the year 2018. In a world where the President of the United States is seeking reelection and has sent a manned mission to the Moon to improve her popularity rating prior to the general election. To increase her support amongst black voters an African American astronaut, James Washington is one of the two sent on the mission; upon arriving on the Moon the astronauts find a hidden Nazi Moon base. Nazi scientists realize the cell phone of Washington is capable of powering an invasion fleet and sends the astronaut and General Karl Adler back to Earth to collect more phones. A stowaway from the Moon, Renate is found on the spacecraft and is taken with her fellow Nazi to meet the President; the pair make the President popular using Nazi propaganda techniques.
As a Nazi invasion fleet heads towards Earth the members of the United Nations reveal they have all been developing spacecraft with nuclear capabilities. The combined efforts of the nations of the world repel the invasion before turning on each other as the Nazi base is revealed to have large stores of a Helium fuel capable of giving a nation economic independence from the rest of the world.
Despite being the result of an online communities efforts to construct and shape the plot of Iron Sky the movie has received mixed reviews. Now in profit, the Australian, German and Finnish co-production now sees a sequel and prequel planned. Director, Timo Vuorensola is also the director of the Star Wrecks spoof movies lampooning the Star Trek and other science fiction movies.
Iron Sky is a 2012 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9.