Space Mutiny (1988)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Romance  |  1988 (USA)
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A pilot is the only hope to stop the mutiny of a spacecraft by its security crew, who plot to sell the crew of the ship into slavery.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
James Ryan ...
Graham Clarke ...
Scott Devers (as Graham Clark)
Billy Second ...
Rufus Swart ...
Steve Codell
Arthur Hall ...
Norman Anstey ...
Joseph Enforcer
Rick Skidmore ...
Chief Engineer
Guy Pringle ...
Claudia Jacobs ...
Female Lieutenant
Evan J. Klisser ...
Mohawk (as Even Klisser)
Cameron Mitchell Jr. ...


One of the funniest films featured on Mystery Science Theater 3000 in the Emmy® Award nominated show's 11-year run, Space Mutiny is a hilariously bad sci-fi epic that's guaranteed to have you in stitches. Combine a wardrobe of spandex and tinfoil; a set boasting AstroTurf® and spray-painted floor buffers; and special effects that, well, aren't so special, and you've got one of the most hysterical cheeseball movies to ever come out of the '80s. Grab your friends and have a riot with this underground cult hit! Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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There is nowhere to hide from the enemy within!


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Mutiny in Space  »

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All space-battle footage is from the TV series Battlestar Galactica (1978). Several shots of the Galactica itself are shown in reverse. See more »


The actress that plays Lea has her name spelled "Cissy Cameron" in the opening credits and "Cisse Cameron" in the closing credits. See more »


Lea Jansen: [Lea and Ryder quarrel after surviving a shootout in the Southern Sun's engine room] ... I thought you'd be happy to see me.
Ryder: Of course I am. But that's not the issue. Your father should have stopped you.
Lea Jansen: My father stopped interfering with my life when I was fifteen years old.
Ryder: I have every respect for your father. He's a good man. I just wish he could control you as well as he does this ship.
Lea Jansen: Control me? If I hadn't saved you in that engine room...
Ryder: Oh come on, I could have gotten out of that ...
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Crazy Credits

Cisse Cameron receives an 'Introducing' credit during the opening credits (as Cissy Cameron) despite having appeared in numerous films and TV productions since 1971. See more »


Referenced in City of Heroes (2004) See more »


The Edge of a Dream
Written by Steve McClintock & Tim James
Vocals by Steve McClintock
Courtesy of McJames Music
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Go! Go! Go! Away from this trash!
31 July 1999 | by (L.A. CA) – See all my reviews

Run, don't walk! Use those pneumatic catapults that launch jumpsuited terrorists through the air to escape this drivel. This movie shows just how limiting a small budget and a lack of imagination is. Footage lifted from Battlestar Galactica is edited into something that resembles a story. Can't really tell. There's a large slab of beef walking around that's supposed to be our hero. Santa Claus commands this barge with the help from Sting. His daughter looks like Sheri Lewis gone bad and they fight the evil Calgon! Watch this one on MST and watch for the dead girl who comes back to life and resumes her post on the bridge.

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