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Why is this movie called 'Women of the Prehistoric Planet'?


There are NO prehistoric women here! There is no battle of the sexes! People just run around and die and such!

What is up with the title? Were there supposed to be women and then they got cut?

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My guess would be that it was supposed to involve amazones, of some sort, but the script was changed for some reason, but somebody had already sold a film entitled "Women of the Prehistoric Planet", or maybe it just that the posters had been printed and nobody wanting to pay for more.


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Well, since the planet is revealed to be Earth, Linda is the prehistoric woman (and our ancestor). It's kind of a cheat, but the movie DID take place on prehistoric Earth, and there was at least one hot prehistoric woman.

The war is not meant to be won... it is meant to be continuous.

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Women travel to the prehistoric planet, so while they are there, they are women of the prehistroric planet. Movies sometimes have pretty inaccurate titles, most often for name recognition or marketability. This one is an example of the latter.

There's no "I" in team, but there is an "m" and an "e."

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From the trivia section:

The original script by Arthur C. Pierce was called simply "The Prehistoric Planet", but producer Jack Broder later added "Women of..." to the title for marketing purposes. To justify this title change, brief scenes were filmed of three actresses in native garb, prancing and swimming semi-nude in the pond and waterfall on the planet. These scenes were only used in foreign release prints, but are visible briefly in the US trailer for the film.

There's no "I" in team, but there is an "m" and an "e."

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I can't believe the 2001 guy got time dilation so wrong when he wrote and directed this stinker. But to cast the judge from the OJ trial, a sleazy Annette Funicello look-alike and the guy who played a pseudo-Latino angel named Evelyn on The Rockford Files? Hi-keeba.....more like lo-keeba!

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Not sure how serious you are, but the writer of 2001 is Arthur C. Clarke, as opposed to Arthur C. Pierce.

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