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Star Crystal (1986)

Crew members aboard a space ship encounter an alien life form intent on killing them.

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C. Juston Campbell ...
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John W. Smith ...
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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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One version of the film's cover art shows Gar with needle-sharp teeth, and several members of the crew inside glass-covered hypersleep tables. Gar with needle-sharp teeth and hypersleep tables are actually not seen in the film anywhere at all. See more »

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When the SC-37 shuttle heads out from Mars, the planet is clearly transparent. See more »

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Filmed Entirely in SPACE See more »

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Featured in Karon katkerat leffa-arvostelut: Star Crystal (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Crystal of a Star
Music by Doug Katsaros
Lyrics by Stefanianna Christopherson (as Stefani Christopherson)
Performed by Stefanianna Christopherson (as Stefani Christopherson, aka Indira)
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Not bad
20 July 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The first part of the movie was pretty dire, and the acting was really awful,but it got better after most of the crew apart from 2 were killed.

Some reviewers have commented that the movie is another cheap Alien rip off but it isn't really. It does change direction from gooey killings to ET type Alien but I thought that was a nice direction to go with the movie. Some commentators have knocked the effects but I didn't really notice them; most Sci Fi space films have pan views of the ships in space and this was no different. The interior of the ship was adequate and was OK for a mid 80s sci film. I didn't understand why there was no walking decks as most of the ships access seemed to be through claustrophobic tunnels.

You'll either hate it or be satisfied with it. It isn't a great movie by any stretch of the imagination but it is more than watchable. When I first put it on I fell asleep bored out of my head, but I gave it another go and I am glad I did.


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