8.0/10
1,816
22 user 8 critic

Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories 

Lexx: The Dark Zone (original title)
A group of disparate fugitives from an interplanetary tyranny find themselves in control of a massively powerful starship.
Reviews
Popularity
4,979 ( 192)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1997  

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Lexx (1997–2002)
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A group of desperate fugitives from an interplanetary tyranny find themselves in control of a massively powerful starship.

Stars: Brian Downey, Michael McManus, Jeffrey Hirschfield
Lexx (Video 2008)
Short | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Lexx is fighting a criminal organization led by a rich and powerful woman. But the villains know the secret of Lexx's superpowers and are ready to eliminate her.

Director: David Lussier
Stars: Daniel Beaudoin, Annick Blanchard, Emmanuel Gilot
Blissestraße (2011)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The story of a group of young American Christian fundamentalists on a mission to Berlin to try to bring the Germans back to Jesus.

Director: Paul Donovan
Stars: Michael McManus, Alex Goode, Meredith Garretson
Farscape (1999–2003)
Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew.

Stars: Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe
First Wave (1998–2001)
Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Framed for murder and on the run, a former thief struggles to expose the vanguard of an alien invasion with the help of a conspiracy theorist and newly discovered prophecies of Nostradamus.

Stars: Sebastian Spence, Rob LaBelle, Roger Cross
Cleopatra 2525 (2000–2001)
Sci-Fi | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An exotic dancer, cryogenically frozen in the year 2001, is accidentally thawed out in 2525 by two female warriors who are fighting against evil robots which have taken over the world. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Gina Torres, Victoria Pratt, Jennifer Sky
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

What begins for Chode and crew as a routine mission to protect a pissed-off princess will soon become a filth- splattered saga of dismembered royalty, indestructible clown assassins and ... See full summary »

Director: Bernie Denk
Stars: Stephen Root, Maurice LaMarche, Jenny McCarthy
Babylon 5 (1994–1998)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A space station in neutral territory is the focus of a unique five year saga.

Stars: Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs, Stephen Furst
Forever Knight (1992–1996)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

800-year-old vampire Nick Knight quests for redemption as a cop in Toronto, trying to hide his vampiric nature from the rest of the world.

Stars: Geraint Wyn Davies, Catherine Disher, Nigel Bennett
Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance (TV Mini-Series 2006)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance is an online series that aims to fill in the gaps between seasons two and three of the Re-imagined Series. The webisodes can be viewed through the ... See full summary »

Stars: Dominic Zamprogna, Aaron Douglas, Michael Hogan
Tripping the Rift (2004–2007)
Animation | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Tripping the Rift is a CGI science fiction comedy television series. The universe is modeled largely after the Star Trek universe, with references to 'warp drive' and 'transporter' beam ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Root, Maurice LaMarche, John Melendez
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The 10 webisodes, entitled "The Face of the Enemy," tell a story that takes place between seasons 4.0 and 4.5 of Battlestar and follow Lt. Gaeta when he is sent off in a Raptor with a ... See full summary »

Stars: Alessandro Juliani, Grace Park, Jessica Harmon
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Stanley H. Tweedle (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 Zev Bellringer (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 Kai (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 790 (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tom Gallant ...
 The Lexx (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 Holo Cleric (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 Transport Major (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Nicolás Artajo ...
 Child (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jamie Bradley ...
 Jood (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 Tem (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 Correction Center Guard (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jocelyn Cunningham ...
 Cluster Major (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
John Dartt ...
 Holo Lawyr (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 Megashadow Admiral (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lionel Doucette ...
 Holo Judge (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Lex Gigeroff ...
 Bound Man (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 Wig Girl (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Chas Lawther ...
 Video Customs Officer (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Andrei Mahankov ...
 Rebel (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
David Renton ...
 Joshua / ... (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 Petrif (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Clive Sweeney ...
 Megashadow Adjutant (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Sanjay Talwar ...
 Honar (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Gary Vermeir ...
 Scientist (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Clemens von Tubeuf ...
 Monk (4 episodes, 1996-1997)
Anna Cameron ...
 The Time Prophet (3 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 His Divine Shadow (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
...
 Giggerota (2 episodes, 1996-1997)
Edit

Storyline

The tyrants who rule the Light Universe pass their essence onto their successor upon their demise, while their still-conscious brains are kept in a vault; their chief resource is Lexx, the most-powerful mobile weapon in the universe, which can only be commanded only by the keeper of the hand-key. The previous incumbent wiped out the Brunen-G race, except for Kai, whom he kept in a state of amnesiac suspended animation, to be revived by proto-blood for short periods and used as an assassin. Into this background comes anti-hero Stanley Tweedle, an ignored non-entity clerk, who misses an appointment and is branded a criminal. In the dungeons, overweight Zev has been convicted of not fulfilling wifely duties, and is being transformed into a gorgeous, svelt love-slave. Meanwhile, captured terrorist Thodin, due for public execution, escapes with his gang's help, and causes chaos, setting into motion Tweedle's accidental theft of Lexx and new ownership of the hand-key, Zev's escape with her ... Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sci-fi violence and gore | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

19 July 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Tim Curry and Barry Bostwick both appeared together in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. See more »

Quotes

Kai: I have killed mothers with their babies. I have killed great philosophers; proud young warriors and revolutionaries. I have killed the evil, the good, the intelligent, the weak... and the beautiful.
See more »

Crazy Credits

All Universes, characters depicted, names used, and incidents portrayed in this film are fictitious. No identification with actual persons is intended nor should be inferred. Blah, blah, blah-- See more »

Connections

Followed by Lexx (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

The Meltdown
(1993)
by Lunatic Asylum
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Intricate and exciting
21 February 1999 | by (Miami, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is not your run-of-the-mill sci-fi story. It is dark (pardon the pun) and basic "good vs evil"...no lofty suppositions or rules to follow. It also possesses an undercurrent of sensual innuendoes that is quite appealing. The violence, although not overly done, is not understated and some may not appreciate the struggle for freedom is sometimes down and dirty. The music, as others have eluded to, is great and the concept of the Lexx and the Dark Zone as a Parallel Universe, interesting. All in all, it is a great series of movies and are worth watching .


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?