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Knight Rider 2000 (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  19 May 1991 (USA)
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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, ... See full summary »

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Officer Shawn McCormick
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Russell Maddock / K.I.F.T.
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Officer Marla Hedges
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Thomas J. Watts
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Lieutenant Justin Strand
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James 'Scotty' Doohan
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Andrew
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Philip Hafer ...
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 | car | 2000s | gun | See more »

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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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Trivia

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

Goofs

Michael has fitted KITT's microprocessor unit in his 1950s Chevy. When the camera pans from Michael in the driver's seat to the scanner in the grille, a crew member can be seen reflected in the chrome. See more »

Quotes

[At the end of the new car's test drive, they park]
Russell Maddock: Overall, what do you think? I'm not lookin' for praise, Devon. I want your honest opinion. It means a lot to me.
Devon Miles: I think you've done a remarkable job. It meets and, in most cases, exceeds all our technical criteria.
Russell Maddock: I know we do things very differently... but, believe it or not, our goal is the same. KITT was an exceptional car for his time, no question about it. It's just that the time has come to pass the baton.
Devon Miles: Oh, I agree, the Knight 4000 ...
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Connections

Followed by Knight Rider: Knight Rider (2008) See more »

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Knight Rider 2000
Music by Jan Hammer
Available on Miramar Records
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Most Unintentionally Tragic Movie Ever Made?
14 May 2006 | by (Bradley, AR, USA) – See all my reviews

I bought 'Knight Rider: Season One' on DVD and enjoyed it well enough. The theme music was awesome as I remember it being and there was certainly enough 80's cheese and style in there that it still retained it's nostalgia for me. The bonus disc for season one was 'Knight Rider 2000' and I was actually looking forward to watching it (I had never seen it)...

...let me just say that if you are on the very edge of contemplating suicide and need one last reason to end it all, watch this movie. There's a real unintentional tragedy surrounding the whole thing - we don't get to see the old KITT, there's no trace of the theme music, there's hardly ANY action, the new KITT-car is TERRIBLE-looking, and the film is filled with that early 90's gloss that so many early 90's films were injected with - there's no sense of self-parody and it's taken all too seriously.

There was something actually kind of cool about Jan Hammer's music in this (he's probably best known for doing Miami Vice) - especially the 'main' theme that plays during the end credits. It certainly doesn't match the original, but it does captures the sense of unintentional desolation, emptiness, and tragedy the movie will evoke in the viewer.


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