MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,733 this week

Dead Space (1991)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  21 January 1991 (USA)
3.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.2/10 from 458 users  
Reviews: 15 user | 14 critic

A deadly virus attacks the crew of a Saturn space station.

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4398 titles
created 20 Mar 2012
 
a list of 250 titles
created 18 Jun 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 11 Apr 2014
 
a list of 41 titles
created 18 Jul 2014
 
a list of 9 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Dead Space" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Dead Space (1991)

Dead Space (1991) on IMDb 3.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dead Space.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

In the distant future, a federation marshal arrives at a research lab on a remote planet where a genetic experiment has gotten lose and begins feeding on the dwindling scientific group.

Director: Allan Holzman
Stars: Jesse Vint, Dawn Dunlap, June Chadwick
Short | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Issac Clarke quietly walks through the ship's dark corridors while trying to evade its infected inhabitants.

Director: Eric Zaragoza
Stars: Adam Lopez, Kysa Koenigs
Dead Space: Aftermath (Video 2011)
Animation | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Based on the much-anticipated EA videogame Dead Space 2, Dead Space: Aftermath is a fast-pased, horrifying thrill ride that follows the surviving ship crew members of the USG O'Bannon. The ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Disa
Stars: Christopher Judge, Ricardo Chavira, Gwendoline Yeo
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

In the frantic world of Wall Street, four top executives have a small problem with their boss; he's dead. Now they've got to hide his body for the next 24 hours to pull off the deal of the ... See full summary »

Director: Terence H. Winkless
Stars: Peter Scolari, Mary Crosby, Richard Herd
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

It is the year 2022. A mysterious systems failure causes the crew of a spaceship to be stranded on the dark side of the moon, while rapidly running out of fuel and oxygen. They are ... See full summary »

Director: D.J. Webster
Stars: Robert Sampson, Will Bledsoe, Joe Turkel
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

It's the post-apocalypse, and the world has been changed by "the accident," a chemical warfare experiment gone awry. At an isolated subterranean complex, a group of people survives because ... See full summary »

Director: Thierry Notz
Stars: Andrew Stevens, Starr Andreeff, George Kennedy
Star Crystal (1986)
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

Crew members aboard a space ship encounter an alien life form intent on killing them.

Director: Lance Lindsay
Stars: C. Juston Campbell, Faye Bolt, John W. Smith
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A Pittsburgh detective is kicked off the force for beating a rape suspect and moves to L.A. There, he becomes the central force in a bullet ridden neighborhood battle to win back its streets from brutal gang members.

Director: Charles Bail
Stars: Marc Singer, Steve Railsback, Kim Lankford
Dead Silence (TV Movie 1991)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Three young students go into a holiday which rapidly turns into horror as they hit-and-run a lonely hitchhiker in desert. They decide to keep the accident a secret, but as more and more ... See full summary »

Director: Peter O'Fallon
Stars: Renée Estevez, Lisanne Falk, Carrie Mitchum
Lifepod (TV Movie 1993)
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Lifepod chronicles the trip of eight passengers after the ship they were traveling on blew up on Christmas Eve. Immediately people start dying. The passengers begin to investigate why the ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Silver
Stars: Robert Loggia, Jessica Tuck, Stan Shaw
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Two trained men, one angry local woman and the local priest take on the local crime lord and his crew of narcotic smugglers and human traffickers in a small town next to the US-Mexico border.

Director: Joe Cranston
Stars: Luis Latino, Rick Le Fever, Ty Randolph
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Commander Steve Krieger
Laura Mae Tate ...
Dr. Marissa Salinger (as Laura Tate)
...
Dr. Frank Darden
...
Dr. Emily Stote
Randy Reinholz ...
Tim
Frank Roman ...
Sal Dickens
...
Jill Tollman
Greg Blanchard ...
Joe
...
Tinpan (as Rodger Hall)
Liz Rogers ...
Devon Latham
Edit

Storyline

Phaebon had been thought to be a safe and controlled research facility until a distress signal calls for Commander Kreiger and his robot Tinpan. Together, they try to save the planet from a spreading virus and an odd and growing cocoon. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

In the Coldness of Space - Even Hell Freezes Over. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sensuality and violence | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 January 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

DD5: Espacio muerto  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Fred Gallo didn't see the script until the first day of shooting. See more »

Connections

Edited from Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Can a film that lasts only 70 minutes really be this boring?
7 December 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

STAR RATING:*****Unmissable****Very Good***Okay**You Could Go Out For A Meal Instead*Avoid At All Costs

The plot,as it were,has Marc Singer as a character called Captain Krieger who along with his robot,er,Tinpan (Rodger Hall), zooms about the universe doing not a very lot,it would seem.Until,that is,he answers a distress call from a research facility by the name of Phaebon,where a potentially lethal virus has been discovered.Before long,all manner of hell has broken loose and the virus (that,by the end,has somehow inexplicably taken the form of a giant monster) must be stopped.

Only 70 minutes long.Only 10 characters featured.Yet Dead Space still manages to be a total Dead Zone of a film.

I was enticed to view this very obvious B movie on account of a nice looking cover of a skeleton in a spacesuit.Needless to say,none of the characters featured are ever seen in spacesuits and neither are any of the characters astronauts.Misleading advertising or what?

And the actual film itself is nothing worth watching,despite it's (extremely) compact running time,with it's droll script,bland characters and special effects that could be bettered by the standards of a Wrigley's Spearmint Gum advert.

Tinpan was cool,but that was a robot who belonged in a much better movie.Actually,he's a very,very poor man's C-3PO,but I've got a thing for robots (nothing sexual,but,you know).

12 year old DTV garbage is still garbage.Tinny and one mildly effective jump scene are the only reasons why I feel in any way lucky to have seen what should by rights be in it's DTV grave yard by now.*


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Dead Space (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?