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Space Raiders (1983)

A futuristic, sensitive tale of adventure and confrontation when a 10 year old boy is accidentally kidnapped by a spaceship filled with a motley crew of space pirates.

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Hawk
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Peter
Patsy Pease ...
Amanda
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Flightplan
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Ace
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Aldebarian
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Zariatin
George Dickerson ...
Tracton
Michael Miller ...
Lou
Virginia Kiser ...
Janeris
Don Washburn ...
Jessup
William Boyett ...
Taggert
Howard Dayton ...
Elmer
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Crazy Mel
Elizabeth Charlton ...
Cookie
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A futuristic, sensitive tale of adventure and confrontation when a 10 year old boy is accidentally kidnapped by a spaceship filled with a motley crew of space pirates.

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The ultimate adventure in space [Video Australia] See more »


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The music score was made up of re-edited cues from James Horner's scores for "Battle Beyond the Stars" and "Humanoids from the Deep." The construction was done by film editor R.J. Kizer. See more »

Goofs

During the first space fight, Hawk says that "there are only two of them, and six of us". However, we get to see at least ten company fighters get blown up during the course of the battle. See more »

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Flightplan: Robots. I can't sense robots.
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Edited from Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) See more »

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Music from [link=tt0080421]
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Music by James Horner
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I love space pirates
8 August 2002 | by (Indiana) – See all my reviews

This is the ultimate second-hand movie. Music, props, special effects and sets from Corman's world of movies are assembled to create this coming of age tale. There are a few moments in the film that are kinda cool, though. The escape scene in the beginning of the movie is heightened by a crew member tossing a beer to the captian while he fights off attacking space ships. There were also other cinematic moments in the film that were ALMOST good but are not executed as well as they could. I guess you have to hire leftover actors when making a leftover movie. It is interesting that James Horner did the music to this movie, (actually Battle Beyond the Stars), because he is now a top film composer in Hollywood. Its good to know someone came out of this film alive.


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