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J.S. Cardone (written by)
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Release Date:
September 1990 (USA) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Paul Ganus ... Tyson Keen

Megan Ward ... Arren

Ralph Waite ... Lathan Hooks

Bill Moseley ... Quinn

Eva LaRue ... Parice (as Eva La Rue)

Jack McGee ... Winston Wickett
Elizabeth Maclellan ... Sandra
Katherine Armstrong ... Christie
John Davis Chandler ... Bud
Kristopher Logan ... Scratch
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Maturin ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Charles Band 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
J.S. Cardone (written by)

Produced by
Charles Band .... executive producer
Michael Catalano .... executive producer
David DeCoteau .... producer
Debra Dion .... executive producer
John Schouweiler .... producer
 
Original Music by
Richard Band 
 
Cinematography by
Mac Ahlberg 
 
Film Editing by
Ted Nicolaou 
 
Casting by
Perry Bullington 
Robert MacDonald 
 
Production Design by
Kathleen Coates 
 
Set Decoration by
Kate Pacitti 
 
Costume Design by
Angela Balogh-Calin 
 
Makeup Department
Adam Brandy .... makeup artist
Greg Cannom .... special makeup effects artist
Larry Odien .... special makeup effects artist
Palah Sandling .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Steve Berkezchuk .... assistant production manager
David DeCoteau .... production manager (as Ellen Cabot)
Mickey Kaiserman .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Curtis .... second assistant director
Matt Hinkley .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Todd Busch .... assistant art director
Lauren Gifford .... set dresser
Karin Liebrand .... assistant art director
Blair Martin .... property master
John Rimpau .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Sarah Brady .... adr editor
Del Casher .... sound effects editor
Lars Nelson .... sound effects editor
Doug Reed .... foley artist
D.J. Ritchie .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Steve Burg .... robot design
David Jekel .... effects crew
Donna Littleford .... effects coordinator
Francois Manauit .... effects crew
Tod Ryan .... assistant makeup effects
Lisa Sturz .... effects crew
John Teska .... effects crew
 
Visual Effects by
David Allen .... effects director
Chris Endicott .... puppet effects
Dennis Gordon .... model shop supervisor
 
Stunts
Chuck Borden .... stunt coordinator
Dyanna Lynn .... stunts
Eddie Paul .... stunts
Michael R. Thayer .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alan Koplin .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
James Lawrence Spencer .... gaffer
Kerrec 'K-Man' Williams .... best boy gaffer
 
Casting Department
Monica Heitmann .... casting assistant
Julia Mongrain .... casting assistant
 
Editorial Department
Juliet Avola .... post-production
Danny Miller .... assistant editor (as Dan Miller)
Gretchen G. Wieland .... second assistant editor
 
Music Department
Nick Vidar .... music engineer
Nick Vidar .... music programmer
 
Other crew
Douglas Bowers .... production coordinator
Bennah Burton-Burtt .... assistant: Charles Band
Jeffrey Court .... production controller
Tony Ip .... title designer
Jesse Long .... script supervisor
David Pabian .... dialogue coach
Catherine Walker .... publicity coordinator
Charles Weinryt .... executive in charge of marketing
Christopher Wheeler .... production accountant
Barbara Jean Wolf .... production secretary
 

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Runtime:
85 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:16 | UK:15 (video premiere) | USA:R

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Goofs:
Continuity: (at around 1 min) Winston is shown holding his hands together, when it zooms out his one hand is on Aarons chair. It actually goes back and forth 3 or 4 times.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Bleed (2002) (V)See more »

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Big, empty industrial plant and desert = the future!, 26 December 2011
Author: udar55 from Williamsburg, VA

The year is 2030 and America is in shambles. Big corporations run the country and the ozone layer has been depleted. A group of folks find themselves inside a remote TV station run by Lathan Hooks (Ralph Waite), who is secretly a member of a resistance group. And hiding among this group of 8 is a cyborg with "crash and burn" orders to kill. This was the third release by Charles Band's Full Moon Entertainment (following PUPPET MASTER and MERIDIAN: KISS OF THE BEAST) and the second he directed (after MERIDIAN) for his new label. Revisiting this after 21 years, I'm surprised at how dated it now looks to me. It definitely fits into Band's world of futuristic desert wastelands also featured in PARASITE and METALSTORM. The acting is solid (co-lead Eva LaRue is now a CSI: Miami lead; Megan Ward makes her screen debut), but the plot is as flimsy as can be. The film also features the cheapest excuse to have a 80-foot robot (effects expertly done by Dave Allen and crew) on screen for a few minutes. It should also be noted that the DVD is an absolute mess with tons of ghosting issues. The source print used actually looks worse than the clips featured in the "making of" segment originally from 1990.

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