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Knight Rider 2000 (1991)

In the future, guns are banned and criminals are frozen for the duration of their sentences. A recent spate of killings involving handguns brings Michael Knight back to fight for justice, ... See full summary »

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James 'Scotty' Doohan
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Charlie (as Phillip Hafer)
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In the future, guns are banned and criminals are frozen for the duration of their sentences. A recent spate of killings involving handguns brings Michael Knight back to fight for justice, but he insists of the help of KITT, his artificially-intelligent car from decades ago. The only problem is that KITT has been deactivated. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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police | year 2000 | 2000s | car | gun | See All (35) »

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He can see through walls. Feel the heat in your veins. Stop you cold in your tracks. And take you beyond your wildest dreams. See more »

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19 May 1991 (USA)  »

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El coche fantástico 2000  »

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This was a pilot for a proposed series starring Susan Norman and Carmen Argenziano but it was not picked up. See more »

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Most (if not all) the police cars in the movie are Chevrolet Berettas. In the scene where the police are chasing the decoy van that is believed to be hauling the guns, the police cars are clearly Chevrolet Berettas. However, when the villains open the back of the decoy van and fire a missile at the lead police car, the target police car suddenly changes to a totally different car upon impact of the missile. This can be clearly seen with the differences in wheels and headlights in the clips following the explosion (the car on fire has two headlight sections, whereas the Beretta has one). See more »

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Charlie: [Shawn and Maddock are leaving, Maddock spots Michael's wrecked Chevy on a security camera] A beauty, isn't she.
Russell Maddock: Yeah, and not a mark on her. We're looking at a recording.
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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Knight Rider 2000
Music by Jan Hammer
Available on Miramar Records
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Better Than Expected
22 July 2001 | by (San Diego, CA) – See all my reviews

So you know where this is coming from: I was in my twenties when Knight Rider ran regularly on NBC. I didn't think much of it then. To me, it was an action-adventure variation on My Mother the Car. So I had low expectations for the return.

My low expectations were easily exceeded. There are some cute plot twists and developments afoot here, bordering on acceptable science fiction. This is NOT great cinema nor film, but it is a fun little movie that doesn't lose sight of what it is.


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