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 ...
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A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test.He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.
Philipe Gastone, a thief, escapes from the dungeon at Aquila, sparking a manhunt. He is nearly captured when Captain Navarre befriends him. Navarre has been hunted by the Bishop's men for ... 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 _Wolfgang Petersen' as director. After taking over the project, Petersen decided not to use any of the footage that was already shot by 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 Gossett'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 »
[learning to speak English for the first time]
This is my right foot. This is my left foot... and this are both my feet.
Yeah great. This is my head.
That is your ugly head.
No, no. This is my head, that... you head, you ugly head.
[Starts to gutterall laugh]
That is "Dav-ich" ugly head
Alright that's enough! If you keep that up and you can learn English all by yourself because I won't be your teacher anymore!
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A funny thing happened to me on the way to the video store...I ran across a sci-fi film that didn't rely on space battles, incredible special effects, or magnificent sets and costumes. Instead, it relies on a touching and compelling human story of survival, hate and conflict - and of bitter enemies becoming unlikely allies and, eventually, close friends.
"Enemy Mine" is one of the ten best "forgotten" sci-fi classics - those rare little gems that got overlooked on their initial release, but live on in video release.
Practically abandoned at the box office, "Enemy Mine" found new life on video among fans of the kind of science fiction we only read about as kids - stories that expanded our horizons and made use look at the world in a whole new way, not just wowing us with their dazzling effects.
It is the story of hotshot starfighter pilot Willis Davidge (Dennis Quaid) who, after a dogfight with the reptilian, alien Drac, is stranded on a hostile planet with one of the enemy. At first blinded by their hatred of each other, the pair soon learn that they can only survive by working together. By doing so, they develop a strange friendship that helps break the wall of distrust between enemies.
If you get the chance to check out "Enemy Mine", give it a chance. It's not likely to go down in history as the best sci-fi movie ever made, but it does have heart.
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