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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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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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Referenced in Best of the Worst: The Star Wars Holiday Special (2014) See more »

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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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Calling it awful still gives this movie to much credit...
28 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

I can't begin to try and get across how absolutely awful Star Crystal is. I knew it was going to be bad, but nothing could prepare me for this pile of steaming doo. The acting makes most grade school plays look like Oscar material. I mean, did these people really yell "cut", and then pat each other on the backs for a job well done?

More often than not, the sets are just a black stage with a spotlight on the "actors", and the ships are nothing more than dime store models dug up from a garage sale.

Lets not forget the alien. Where's the alien from the box cover??? THAT is the movie I wanted to see. The alien here looks like a slimy reject from Fraggle Rock! Worse yet, this mess was supposed to have had some resemblance to a sci-fi horror movie, but instead turns into the Muppet Family Hour at the end!

Thank God for my DVD player's fast forward function. I would have never gotten though the last 30 minutes without speeding this trash heap up to warp 6.

My grade: F (and that's still to kind)


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