SANTO VS. THE MARTIAN INVASION (1961) Reviews and overview


Santo el Enmascardo de Plata vs la Invasión de los Marcianos

Santo vs. the Martian Invasion – original title: Santo el Enmascarado de Plata vs ‘La invasión de los marcianos’ – is a 1967 Mexican sci-fi alien invasion film directed by Alfredo B. Crevenna from a screenplay by Rafael García Travesi.

The movie stars wrestling superhero Santo, plus Wolf Ruvinskis, El Nazi, Beny Galán, Ham Lee, Maura Monti and Eva Norvind.


Platinum-haired, shiny-clad Martians, aided by their scantily dressed females, announce their impending invasion with apocalyptic television broadcasts, then teleport themselves to private homes and public sporting events in order to terrorise and kidnap human beings. Naturally, muscle-bound masked wrestler superhero Santo comes to the rescue of his fellow Earthlings and finds time to indulge in some intergalactic romance…