Chariots of the Gods (film)
|Chariots of the Gods|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Harald Reinl|
|Produced by||Manfred Barthel
|Written by||Harald Reinl
Erich von Däniken
|Narrated by||Heinz-Detlev Bock
|Music by||Peter Thomas|
|Edited by||Hermann Haller|
|Distributed by||Terra Film|
|Box office||$25.9 million|
Chariots of the Gods (German: Erinnerungen an die Zukunft) is a 1970 West German documentary film directed by Harald Reinl. It is based on Erich von Däniken's book Chariots of the Gods?, a book that theorizes extraterrestrials impacted early human life. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
The film was edited and dubbed into English in a 1973 American TV documentary, In Search of Ancient Astronauts, narrated by Rod Serling. This version was also shown in many schools in the 1970s, distributed through 16 mm film prints.
- "Chariots of the Gods, Worldwide Box Office Information". Worldwide Box Office. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
- "The 43rd Academy Awards (1971) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 11 September 2011.
- "NY Times: Chariots of the Gods". NY Times. Retrieved 11 November 2008.
- In Search of Ancient Astronauts at Internet Movie Database
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