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Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  20 May 1983 (USA)
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Three women make an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only ... See full summary »

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Wolff
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Niki
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Washington
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Chalmers
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Overdog
Beeson Carroll ...
Grandman Patterson
Hrant Alianak ...
Chemist
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Meagan
Aleisa Shirley ...
Reena
Cali Timmins ...
Nova
Paul Boretski ...
Jarrett
Patrick Rowe ...
Duster
Reggie Bennett ...
Barracuda Leader
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Storyline

Three women make an emergency landing on a planet plagued with a fatal disease, but are captured by dictator Overdog. Adventurer Wolff goes there to rescue them and meets Niki, the only Earthling left from a medical expedition. Combining their talents, they try to rescue the women. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Journey with Wolff and Niki, an interstellar adventurer and young rebel. On a mission to rescue three stranded women from a planet no one has warned them about. Because no one has ever returned.


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20 May 1983 (USA)  »

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$14,400,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$16,500,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Overdog uses the same gesture that Kenneth Hickey used in the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland to "let the games begin" Overdog raises both claws/arms next to his head with upper arms parallel to the ground. Then lowers both claws/arms down at the same time while keeping his upper arms parallel to the ground. It was used in the Olympics for deaf viewers. See more »

Goofs

A member of the crew is visible at the bottom right of the screen when Wolfs ship is seen for the first time, just before he gets the rescue mission message. See more »

Quotes

Nicki: Y'know, there's room for two in there, if they was cozy.
Wolff: Well, we ain't cozy.
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Good humoured space romp, slightly similar to Mad Max Thunderdome
9 February 2001 | by (Munich, Germany) – See all my reviews

Humorous enough, and not as bleak as Mad Max series. Good sets, and quirky machines (like Mad Max). Very enjoyable, my pals and I would often go for a few beers, shoot some pool, and then sit back and watch this movie, almost every Friday night. So, OK, it is not particularly cerebral, but good entertainment. This is an all-time great. Dunno why everyone else rates it so low, but there you go.


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