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Dark Planet (1997)

R  |   |  Sci-Fi  |  4 August 1997 (Germany)
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Two sides, one known as the Alphas and the other the Rebels, struggle in a brutal war on Earth and in outer space. When a habitable planet is discovered in orbit around a star that is on ... See full summary »

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Paul Mercurio ...
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Capt. Winter, Alpha
Maria Ford ...
Helmsperson Salera, Alpha
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Lt. Byron, Rebel
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Dr. Fletcher, Rebel
Amy Beth Cohn ...
Cassian, Hawke's Crew Mate
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Ed Evanko ...
Alpha Male 1 (as Edward Evanko)
Rod Arrants ...
Alpha Male 2
Karen Mayo-Chandler ...
Alpha Female
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Rebel General
Mark Folger ...
Pressman
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Two sides, one known as the Alphas and the other the Rebels, struggle in a brutal war on Earth and in outer space. When a habitable planet is discovered in orbit around a star that is on the far side of a dangerous wormhole, the two sides mysteriously set aside their differences and send a joint mission to explore the planet. The mission of the starship Scylla is soon beset by political intrigue and treachery, jeopardizing not only the mission, but the lives of the entire crew. Written by JHC3

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Salera Elizabeth Hawke: This is the Earth, the year 2638. Six world wars, three of them in the last 200 years. One third of the population, six billion people, dead. Radiation storms, disease, famine, claim another 1 billion lives annually. Two factions are still at war for control of what remains. Genetically enhanced humans called Alphas, mutants and non-altered humans called Rebels. This time it was called the Cleansing War.
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If you're expecting a good movie, spend your money elsewhere. The animation in this movie is, without exaggeration, the worst I've ever seen anywhere. The premise is interesting, but the plot is basically that of just another action movie with some sci-fi elements mixed in. The highlight of Dark Planet is actually in the scene where the commander is looking through the soldiers' dossiers. I got a few good laughs when I paused the tape and read them for myself. Overall, it can be entertaining if you overlook the ghastly effects and the weak plot.


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