A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together ... See full summary »
FantasticFest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and action movies from all around the world. Here's a list of some of our favorite movies at FantasticFest.
Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about ... See full summary »
Thomas is the son of a prison warden. He falls for and seduces Martin, who is older and one of the prison inmates. After Martin is released, They try to build a relationship and a life ... See full summary »
A drifter with no name finds a Jeep with the skeleton of a postman and a bag of mail and dons the postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in the post apocalyptic America.
On his 75th birthday, John Perry visited his wife's grave, and joined the army. Humans have made it to the stars, and have colonized many planets, but colonization is strictly controlled. ... See full summary »
A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together to survive on this hostile world. In the end the human finds himself caring for his enemy in a completely unexpected way. Written by
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After firing original director Richard Loncraine, newly appointed Twentieth Century-Fox production head and producer, Lawrence Gordon, green-lit the film again with both Dennis Quaid and Louis Gossett, Jr. but this time, hiring Das Boot director, Wolfgang Petersen. After taking over the project, Petersen decided not to use any of the footage that was already shot by Richard Loncraine and decided to start from scratch by relocating the entire production and building new sets in his native Germany (the film was mostly shot at Bavaria Studios in Munich) and also redesigned Louis Gossett, Jr.'s alien costume and make up to look more like Barry Longyear's character as it is described in his book. See more »
When the Drac is sitting by the camp fire reading from his book, we see the open book for a few seconds. The page on the right is the same page as the left just upside down. See more »
A sci-fi gem -- one of the Great Unknowns of the genre
Simply a masterpiece, and due primarily to the masterful FX on Lou Gossett and his inspired, magnificent performance. Most sci-fi fans have never heard of this one, but I've found very few who have seen it who weren't impressed.
This film is a perfect example of how totally bankrupt the film awards (every one of them) really are. Gossett should have walked away with Best Actor on this one, hands down, yet I doubt this film garnered even a single nomination.
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