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Slipstream (1989)

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In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by man's pollution and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Kitty Aldridge ...
Belitski
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Matt Owens
Susan Leong ...
Abigail
Alkis Kritikos ...
Cook 'Petrois'
Tony Alleff ...
Bartender
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1st man at table
George Camiller ...
2nd man at table
Diana Defries ...
Woman Construction Worker
Gay Baynes ...
Rosie
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Montclaire
Paul Reynolds ...
Travis
Eris Akman ...
Blind Boy's Father
Eleanor David ...
Ariel
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Storyline

In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by man's pollution and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, planning to get the bounty himself. These in turn try to hunt the two men down. Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

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The world we know has been changed. Not by man, but by nature itself. See more »

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Adventure | Sci-Fi

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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2 June 1989 (Ireland)  »

Also Known As:

A Fúria do Vento  »

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The first film that Mark Hamill worked with Producer Gary Kurtz since Star Wars. He did not produce Star Wars: Episode VI - The Return of the Jedi (1983) as he was replaced by Howard G. Kazanjian after a falling out between Kurtz and George Lucas after Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). See more »

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[first lines]
Will Tasker: It's over! It's finished! End of chase!
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Big Area
Performed by Then Jericho
Courtesy of London Records/MCA Records
Composed by Then Jericho
Music Published by Dejamus/Then Songs
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Underrated Sci Fi
9 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Slipstream is one of those underrated sci fi movies that deserves more attention.it has a very good cast;mark hammil(star wars)bill Paxton(titanic)bob peck(Jurassic park)f Murray Abraham(amadaus)and a brief appearance by the great Ben Kingsley.i seen slipstream recently and enjoyed it.i wont give away the plot but like one reviewer said it must be watched a second time to be really appreciated.its pure sci fi. and mark hammil is outstanding as the tough bounty hunter a stretch from playing Luke sky walker in the first 3 star wars films.bill Paxton plays a wise cracking cocky would be bounty hunter.slipstream is always on those cheaply priced sci fi DVD collection dvds.i found it for 5 dollars from st Clair vision called tales from the future,it also features metropolis,things to come,lost world,journey to the center of time,unknown world,day time ended,frozen alive,and in the year2889. not bad for 5 bucks too bad it contains a badly edited print of metropolis.but for 5 bucks you do get some pretty good films.i give slipstream 7 out of 10.fact;slipstream was never released theatrically in the USA.


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