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Crossworlds (1996)

PG-13  |  Video  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy  |  8 January 1997 (UK)
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A young man discovers that his father was from another dimension and that he is the key to the operation of a crystal that can be the deciding factor in a war crossing the dimensions.

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A young man discovers that his father was from another dimension and that he is the key to the operation of a crystal that can be the deciding factor in a war crossing the dimensions. Written by John Sacksteder <Jsack@ka.net>

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Imagine a place where all dimensions of the universe collide...

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Rated PG-13 for action violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Stuart Wilson wears a Crossworlds baseball cap in Second Sight. See more »

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When the trio arrive at the queen's encampment, their shadows should fall more to the left, to match the illumination of the two big planets in the sky. See more »

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Laura: What do we do now?
A.T.: Try not to die.
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Immense fun.
4 March 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

As a fan of low budget sci-fi (especially Rutger Hauer movies) I have to admit to being biased towards this before I'd even seen it. But, not only did it live up to expectations, it far surpassed them. This is a slick, well directed and acted and fairly intelligent entry into the 'alternate dimension' genre.

It's fast paced and the gorgeous Andrea Roth certainly adds to the enjoyment factor. Rutger Hauer is his usual sardonic self, always great value. Josh Charles is excellent in what I think is the best film of his career!! OK, so the budget is low, but the makers have done wonders with what they had to work with and it looks like a much more expensive movie - the cinematography is fantastic and gives the whole movie a lovely 'gloss' look. There is lots of humor, an excellent villain and some very exciting actions scenes - what more could you want? A lot of people compare this to the Matrix, which I feel is unfair. The Matrix is (great fun, but) very overblown and pretentious, whilst this movie plumps solely for entertaining. Some of the themes are the same, but the similarities end there. I'd go for Crossworlds any day!!


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