In the Year 2889 (film)
In the Year 2889 (also known as Year 2889) is a 1967 made-for-television, post-apocalyptic science fiction film from American International Pictures about the aftermath of a future nuclear war. The film stars Paul Petersen, Quinn O'Hara, Charla Doherty, Neil Fletcher and Hugh Feagin. AIP commissioned low-budget cult film auteur Larry Buchanan to produce and direct this film as a color remake of Roger Corman's 1955 film Day the World Ended.In the Year 2889's title is borrowed from a short story of the same title by Jules Verne and his son, Michael Verne.A nuclear war has wiped out most of Earth's population. The film follows a group of survivors who are holed up in a secluded valley and must protect themselves from rising radiation levels, mutants, and in some cases, each other.AIP gave Buchanan the script of the 1955 Corman film Day the World Ended to use for this film, resulting in an almost line-for-line, scene-for-scene remake.
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