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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?

In the card game before he dies, Vagabond's hand is Aces and Eights, the same hand drawn by Spirit just before she died in Wing Commander II. This hand is historically known as the "Dead Man's Hand".See more »
Revealing mistakes: After telling Blair he's worked out what the Flashpak is, Pliers exits by starting to climb up a ladder which is supposed to lead to another level on the ship. But as the camera moves away he can be seen coming back down again after only going up one step.See more »
Admiral Tolwyn:[giving a speech to members of the secret Black Lance force] The strong shall survive! The primary universal law. The species that is weak faces extinction. You know, not so very long ago, our species faced extinction. Now the truth is, our victory over the Kilrathi was not a clear verdict of our superiority, it was a fluke. A temporary perchase of time. We will some day face an enemy far worse than the Kilrathi and it is our duty to prepare, to remain strong and to remain vigilant.See more »
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
pinnacle of FMV and gameplay, 7 June 2001
Author: VoodooChicken from Dallas, TX

Out of all Wing Commander products to make use of video sequences, this one was definitely the best. Mark Hamill and Tom Wilson really add depth to the game, and the late-great Jason Bernard gives a performance to squeeze respect out of any Starfleet Captain. By far, WAY superior to the movie.

While making only slight improvements over the Wing Commander III engine, and a supporting cast substantially weaker than it's predacessor, The Price of Freedom has a deeper plot and is a joy for everyone. I do not know a single person who's played this to have been disappointed.

I hear the DVD version rawks!

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