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Release Date:
February 1996 (USA) See more »
It is several years after the end of mankind's war against the Kilrathi. Col. Christopher Blair is called... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Mark Hamill ... Col. Christopher Blair

Malcolm McDowell ... Admiral Geoffrey Tolwyn

John Rhys-Davies ... Senator James 'Paladin' Taggart
Jason Bernard ... Capt. William Eisen

Thomas F. Wilson ... Maj. Todd 'Maniac' Marshall (as Tom Wilson)

Robert Rusler ... Seether

Mark Dacascos ... 2nd Lt. Troy 'Catscratch' Carter

Holly Gagnier ... 1st Lt. Velina Sosa

François Chau ... Lt. Winston 'Vagabond' Chang

Chris Mulkey ... Col. Jacob 'Hawk' Manley
Elizabeth Barondes ... Col. Tamara 'Panther' Farnsworth (as Elizabeth Barones)
Jeremy Roberts ... Lt. Col. Gash Dekker

Richard Riehle ... Chief Technician Robert 'Pliers' Sykes

Peter Jason ... Vice Admiral Daniel Wilford

John Spencer ... Capt. Hugh Paulsen
William Youmans ... 2nd Lt. Drew Naismith (voice) (as Williams Youmans)
Christopher Bergschneider ... Melek (voice) (as Chris Bergschneider)

Richard Kaszonyi ... Confed Redshirt #1 (voice) (as Richard Garon)

Chris Conrad ... Confed Redshirt #2 (voice)

Casper Van Dien ... Confed Redshirt #3
Suzanne Ircha ... Confed Redshirt #4 (voice)

Jessica Tuck ... Dr. Brody
Kirsten Severson ... Telamon Female Comm Officer (voice) (as Kirsten Moore)

Joel Polis ... Telamon Citizen (voice)

Michael Cavanaugh ... Telamon Doctor (voice)

Dylan Bruno ... Canteen Bartender (voice)
Peter Marquardt ... Canteen Vet (voice)
Dean Tarrolly ... Canteen Man (voice)
Mauricio Mendoza ... Border Worlds Pilot #1 (voice)
Lester Barrie ... Border Worlds Pilot #2 (voice)

Walton Goggins ... Border Worlds Pilot #3 (voice) (as Walt Goggins)
Aaron Kuhr ... Vesuvius Helmsman (voice)
Wanda Acuna ... Vesuvius Comm Officer (voice)

Jane A. Rogers ... Transport Pilot (voice)

Barbara Niven ... Barbara Miles - News Anchor
Dean Sommers ... Senator #1 (voice)
Ed Bernard ... Senator #2 (voice)
Roger Mercurio ... Senator #3 (voice)
Shirlee Reed ... Senator #4 (voice)
Dylan Haggerty ... Shuttle Pilot (voice)
Derik Hixson ... Confed Marine (voice)

Carl Banks ... Border Worlds Lt. (voice)
Todd Covert ... Bluepoint Traffic Control (voice)
Beverly Castaldo ... Helmsperson - BWS Intrepid (voice)

Saxon Trainor ... Circe V Comm Specialist (voice)

Allen Cutler ... BWS Carrier Officer #1 (voice)

Joe Fiske ... BWS Carrier Officer #2 (voice)
Michael Wachtel ... Confed Pilot (voice)

Tim Meredith ... Com Base Guard #1 (voice) (as Tim Meridith)
Dan Bell ... Com Base Guard #2 (voice)
Scott McElroy ... Com Base Guard #3 (voice)
Morgan Englund ... Convoy Comm Officer (voice)
Todd Kimsey ... Pirate (voice)

Barry Dennen ... Melek (voice)

Charles Esten ... Generic Cap #1 (voice)
Michael Haplin ... Generic Cap #2 (voice)
Cookie Carosella ... Generic Cap #3 (voice)

Jeff Arbaugh ... Generic Cap #4 (voice) (as Jeffrey Arbaugh)

Kirsten Maryott ... Slapping Woman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Darin Mangan ... Medical Tech (uncredited)
Chris Olson ... Russo (voice) (uncredited)

Chris Roberts ... Black Lance officer at trial (uncredited)

Directed by
Chris Roberts 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Terry Borst 
Frank De Palma 

Produced by
Donna Burkons .... producer
Mark Day .... producer
Adam Foshko .... producer
Original Music by
George Oldziey 
Cinematography by
Eric J. Goldstein 
Film Editing by
Phil Gessert 
Production Design by
Cherie Baker 
Chris Douglas 
Set Decoration by
Caroline Perzan 
Costume Design by
Karen Mann 
Makeup Department
Jeffrey S. Farley .... makeup effects supervisor
Tom Irvin .... special makeup effects artist: Obscure Artifacts (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Adam Foshko .... second unit director
Art Department
Michael A. Clark .... construction coordinator
Gordon E. Holmes .... carpenter
Robert Miller .... props
Kon Iliov .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Jeffrey S. Farley .... creature effects supervisor: Kilrathi
Matt Kutcher .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Steve R. Moore .... post production supervisor
Steve R. Moore .... visual effects supervisor
Rocky Capella .... stunt coordinator
Randy Hall .... stunt double: Malcolm McDowell
Peter Lai .... stunt double: François Chau
Mike Martinez .... assistant stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Reid .... rigging grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robyn Neal Brady .... wardrobe assistant
Robert Miller .... specialty costume
Tammy Williamson .... seamstress/costumer (as Tammy Surber)
Other crew
Ray Cobo .... co-production coordinator
Steve Powers .... game designer
Gary J. Sims .... production assistant
Barrington Smith .... assistant to director
Orion Walker .... production assistant
Anthony Genovese .... stand-in: John Rhys-Davies (uncredited)

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Did You Know?

Director Cameo: [Chris Roberts]among the testifiers near the end of the game.See more »
Miscellaneous: When Tolwyn orders the Vesuvius helmsman to turn the ship around just as it's about to go through a jump point, the jump wormhole starts to open but closes again immediately, before the helmsman actually obeys the order after initially protesting and aborts the jump. Normally in Wing Commander a jump point wormhole opens just as a ship enters it and stays open until it passes through.See more »
Blair:Lately some of the men haven't been so sure about the missions they've been flying for Confed.
Eisen:During the war with the Kilrathi it was easy, loyalty to Confed required little commitment. After all, what was the alternative? Now the war is over, second guessing is easy.
Blair:I never thought I'd see the day when I'd be shooting down my own kind.
Eisen:Humans will always vie for power, Colonel. The Confederation may be far less than perfect but remember it was the driving force behind our victory. It succeeded in uniting humanity in a way that no other institution had.
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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Best Movie you could possibly play!, 17 July 1999
Author: Paul Cartwright from Perth, Australia

An entertainment product that has somewhat died in todays blurry textures gaming, Wing Commander IV - the price of freedom is truly the pinnacle of PC gaming - exciting, fast paced and not without some real tear jerking moments. Yes, the interactive movie that I personally loved since it began. This game brings the slendour of Hollywood and the interactivity of computer games to your home with the 0 minute (!) introduction to the electrifying ending this has you, Christopher Blair (In a role played by Mark Hamill who I think is better as this particular character than Luke Skywalker) facing your worst enemy - your own kind. This is the aspect of the amazing story and video sequences which is interesting, some video sequences will depict the second thoughts the pilots have about shooting down their own kind. With two shocking plot twists later on, this is a game to play/watch. Gameplay? Never better. This is the pinnacle of PC gaming and the movie even surpasses other sci fi movies out there.

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