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Space Mutiny (1988)

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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Mohawk (as Even Klisser)
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Blake (as Chip Mitchell)
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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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Trivia

The movie was filmed mostly in a factory warehouse. Aware that the numerous large windows with daylight pouring through would spoil the illusion of the Southern Sun actually being in space, cinematographer Vincent G. Cox used color filters to give the sunlight an orange-red look, and asked David Winters to insert a line explaining that the windows were actually part of the Southern Sun's engines and/or reactor system. Unfortunately, the film processing lab mistakenly corrected the sunlight back to its original color, and Winters' replacement, Neal Sundstrom, never added any explanation for why the windows were there. See more »

Goofs

During the conference room fight, the set walls shift and wobble when characters bump into them. See more »

Quotes

Pirates: Surrender, or be blown to astro-dust!
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Crazy Credits

In the UK rental release (at least), when the credit for 'Post Production Supervisor' scrolls onto the screen in the end credits the camera seems to zoom in, and then when the credit is leaving the screen it zooms out again. See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

The Edge of a Dream
Written by Steve McClintock & Tim James
Vocals by Steve McClintock
Courtesy of McJames Music
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"You know a lot of people have compared this scene to the climatic chariot scene in Ben Hur. Yeah, you know they usually say, 'Ben Hur was really good. This movie totally sucked.'"
20 February 2001 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

I must agree with that quote. This movie royally sucked. The plot and acting are terrible. The special effects are somewhat good, but they are ripped off from Battle star Galactica. The MST version of course rocked. That's where I got that quote which was just hilarious. I will say one good thing about this movie: It was awfully nice of them to give that dead woman a second chance.

Anyway, this movie was terrible and deserves to be on the bottom 100. Never watch it without Mike, Tom Servo and Crow.


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