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Galaxy of Terror (1981)

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SciFi suspense thriller in which a rescue space ship crew meets up with horrors projected by their own imaginations.

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Cabren
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Alluma
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Dameia
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Quuhod
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Captain Trantor
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Cos
Mary Ellen O'Neill ...
Mitri
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Storyline

As a lone spaceship proceeds on its long voyage across space, the crew are surprised to encounter a strange pyramid form. Surprise turns to horror as one by one, they discover that their darkest nightmares are all starting to become real. The pyramid has to be behind it all somehow, but how can they save themselves from its influence? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Imagine your worst nightmares coming true. See more »


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October 1981 (USA)  »

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$700,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Set dresser on this film was Bill Paxton before he took to acting. He was employed by the film's art director, future frequent collaborator James Cameron. See more »

Goofs

Quuhod drops his crystal throwing star to remove one of the broken points from his arm. When this proves futile, the throwing star reappears in his hand. See more »

Quotes

Alluma: Aren't you afraid?
Cabren: Too scared to be.
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Edited into Vampirella (1996) See more »

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Great B-movie
14 March 1999 | by (Norfolk, VA) – See all my reviews

I loved this film. It's got all the things you could ever want to see in a B-film -- fairly good actors chewing scenery, convoluted but interesting plot, some violence, a fast pace, and the strangest scene of all time! If you can find it, you should definitely check it out.


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