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Release Date:
15 February 1990 (West Germany) See more »
In the Outer Zone... you need a friend. See more »
Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Michael Paré ... Felix Stone

Lisa Eichhorn ... Terry Morgan

Dean Devlin ... Tyler

Brian Thompson ... Jake O'Neal

Malcolm McDowell ... Major Lee

Stephen Geoffreys ... Cookie

Leon Rippy ... Master Sergeant Sykes

Jochen Nickel ... Scooter Bailey
Mehmet Yilmaz ... Marc (as Mechmed Yilmaz)
John March ... Moose Haggerty
Drew Lucas ... Riffle
David Williamson ... Lt. Gallagher

Calvin Burke ... Capt. Stojanowic
Andy Howarth ... Guard Checkpoint
William Begatie ... Pilot Taxi-Crane (as William Begatte)
Bernhard Bolden ... Pilot Taxi-Crane
Michael Antoniou ... Pilot Taxi-Crane
Bernhard Nickel ... Sergeant #1

Thomas Nickel ... Sergeant #2
Frederic Mills ... Fritz
Lloyd Fields ... Lloyd
James Herdig ... Cook
Ingo Eberle ... Security Guard
Christian Krumm ... Navigator
Mark Feindt ... Navigator
Friedrich Grub ... Navigator
Jason Seizer ... Navigator
Marcus Schmid ... Navigator
Andreas Gabriel ... Navigator

Rainer Fingerle ... Navigator
Andreas Cordes ... Navigator
Branko Alagic ... Navigator
Alexander Kruemmel ... Navigator (as Alexander Krümmel)
Caban Chastas ... Navigator
Memis Batmaz ... Navigator
Patrick Engel ... Navigator
Valentin Kirsch ... Navigator
Jens Scherer ... Navigator
Paul Buksbaum ... Pilot
Lars Halberg ... Pilot
Axel Spahr ... Pilot
Patrick Leader ... Pilot
Anthony Helfer ... Pilot
Richard Strunz ... Pilot
Bobby Patol ... Pilot
Martin Hering ... Pilot
David Schwab ... Technician
Milton Jones ... Technician
Gustav Joo ... Technician
Hiram Krumm ... Technician
Marco Brunsch ... Technician
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Roscoe Lee Browne ... Chairman Hall, Galactic Mining Corp. (uncredited)

Renée Estevez ... Executive (uncredited)
Charles Haigh ... Moon 47 Commander (uncredited)
Alec Murdock ... Gen. Stevens (uncredited)
Carol Rippy ... (uncredited)
Kat Sawyer-Young ... Baker (uncredited)

Directed by
Roland Emmerich 
Writing credits
Dean Heyde (screenplay) and
Oliver Eberle (screenplay)

Roland Emmerich (story) &
Oliver Eberle (story) &
Dean Heyde (story) &
P.J. Mitchell (story)

Produced by
Roland Emmerich .... producer
Ute Emmerich .... associate producer
Dean Heyde .... producer
Carsten H.W. Lorenz .... line producer (as Carsten Lorenz)
Michael Scordino .... executive producer (as Michael A.P. Scording)
Original Music by
Joel Goldsmith 
Cinematography by
Karl Walter Lindenlaub (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Tomy Wigand 
Casting by
Joe Reich 
Production Design by
Oliver Scholl 
Set Decoration by
Sven Hass 
Costume Design by
Ha Nguyen 
Robin Schannewitzki 
Makeup Department
Delia Mündelein .... makeup artist
Suleika Ulmen .... makeup artist
Production Management
Jakob Claussen .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Oliver Eberle .... second unit director
Heino Herrenbrück .... second assistant director
Uli Möller .... first assistant director
Art Department
Frank Bollinger .... construction supervisor
Marc Gäbelein .... set dresser
Wolfgang Haupt .... set dresser
Florian Lehner .... set dresser
Sonja B. Zimmer .... construction coordinator (as Sonja Zimmer)
Sound Department
Hubert Bartholomae .... sound designer
Jens Hasler .... sound
Special Effects by
Volker Engel .... special effects supervisor
Joachim Grüninger .... special effects technician
Pascal Hoffmann .... special effects cameraman
Theo Nischwitz .... special effects
Frieder Schlaich .... special effects assistant camera
Visual Effects by
Robert Gerard Brown .... special visual effects director (as Robert G. Brown)
Volker Engel .... visual effects supervisor
Bernd Kammermeier .... visual effects
Carl Schmitt .... model maker
Thorsten Schrecke .... chief model maker
Thorsten Schrecke .... chief modelmaker
Sven Hass .... stunt double: Michael Paré
Camera and Electrical Department
Wolfram Anders .... electrician
Robert Gerard Brown .... video playback operator (as Robert G. Brown)
Markus Dürr .... first assistant camera
Pascal Hoffmann .... director of photography: second unit
Peter Krause .... additional assistant camera
Horst Markgraf .... electrician
Mario Müller .... electrician
Rainer Pfister .... best boy
Rainer Pfister .... electrician
Lutz Reitemeier .... camera loader
Christian Saalfeld .... electrician
Frank Scharl .... dolly grip
Honorat Stangl .... gaffer (as Honorath Stangl)
Thomas Ch. Weber .... director of photography: second unit
Animation Department
Hartmut Keller .... computer animator
Klaus Knoesel .... computer animator
Holger Neuhäuser .... computer animator
Music Department
Chris Ledesma .... music editor
Jack Smalley .... orchestrator
Christopher L. Stone .... conductor
Christopher L. Stone .... orchestrator
Other crew
Sikander Goldau .... diffusion supervisor
Andreas Hoffmann .... technician
Hartmut Keller .... technician
Oliver Steegmueller .... technician
Andrea Wimmer .... script supervisor

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98 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

"Moon 44" is the first time actors Malcolm McDowell and Michael Pare have co-starred together in a sci-fi movie. The second movie was Philip Jackson's "2103: The Deadly Wake".See more »
Tyler:Dinner for one.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Godzilla (1998/I)See more »


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41 out of 63 people found the following review useful.
Give it a miss..., 19 August 2003
Author: epsilon3 from England

I'm suprised about the amount of positivity expressed towards this movie as it is quite poor. As a long standing SF fan I was looking forward to it, despite it's low budget and the fact that the director's subsequent movies have been less than satisfactory.

The good points: The special effects are reasonable (although not great) and the set designs are excellent (quite reminiscent of Alien.)

The bad points: Cliche after cliche hits you until you can't take it seriously. The handsome tough guy cop who smokes a cigarette out of the corner of his mouth. You'll hate this character unless you like one dimensional humourless carboard cut out stereotypes.

The muscle bound convicts who bully everyone else. IS this a prison for body builders or something?

The geeky computer wiz kids and their quirky humour. How we laughed.

The obvious 'good guy saves the day' ending.

Malcolm Mcdowell. Why does he take movies like this? Such a fine actor is wasted here.

The plot holes are too numerous to mention here but there are lots and lots - probably about 44.

There really isn't anything to like about this film apart from the average visuals.

I advise you to give this one a miss and pick up a very similar but far superiour movie called 'Outland' starring Sean Connery and directed by Peter Hyams.

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