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Star Crystal (1986)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  April 1986 (USA)
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Crew members aboard a space ship encounter an alien life form intent on killing them.

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Credited cast:
C. Juston Campbell ...
Roger Campbell
Faye Bolt ...
Dr. Adrian Kimberly
John W. Smith ...
Cal (as John Smith)
Taylor Kingsley ...
Sherrie Stevens
Marcia Linn ...
Lieutenant Billi Lynn
Eric Moseng
Thomas William
Don Kingsley
Robert Allen
Emily Longstreth
Lisa Goulian
Charles Linza
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Set in 2032, as missions from Earth are being sent to explore Mars. After two groups of astronauts are mysteriously killed following the discovery of strange artefacts on the martian surface, the crew of the SC-37 go in to try and find out what happened. They soon learn what became of their predecessors when a bloodthirsty space monster begins lunching on members of the crew. Will any of them make it back to Earth alive? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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...In Space scientists have discovered a new life form...they are about to wish they hadn't...


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Stefanianna Christopherson, who wrote and sings the ending theme song "Crystal of the Stars" was the voice of Daphne Blake in the cartoon series Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969). See more »

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Crystal of a Star
Music by Doug Katsaros
Lyrics by Stefanianna Christopherson (as Stefani Christopherson)
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A great Sci-fi horror (not saying much)
4 December 2001 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

Ah, the 80's...They brought us such wonders as Power Ballads and the Rubix cube. However, one thing from the 80's didn't survive the changes between decades, and that was SCi-fi horror (aliens not included).

Star Crystal seemed to start as a typical sci-fi, but quickly provided an initial plot twist. Not to say the story was confusing, because it was blatently obvious. In fact, the thin plot allowed you to take wagers on who'd get hacked next. The bets were up on the second placer, but the house appeared to win.

The cast of this movie was like a convention of people trying (and failing) to get into movies. Not that the poorly written dialog could ever enable them to lift off the pad.

While B-movie fans (such as myself) will enjoy the exceptionally bloody and gooey deaths, and the bucketfuls of slime everywhere, the movie does lack any kind of female scream (which is a necessity in B-movies).

The movie was a half decent horror flick until the morals took a severe 180 that nearly broke my neck. The change in the tide was the nail in the coffin that ruined something that was nearly a waste of time to begin with.

Being a connoseur of B-movies, I recommend this for B-movie-athons. (an excellent performance by someone named "The Gling")


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