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Darkdrive (1997)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  18 August 1998 (USA)
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Set in some distant future, one man must restore order when a mainframe system crashes in a virtual reality prison where computers control the inmates' thoughts.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gian-Carlo Scandiuzzi ...
Matthew Stolopin (as Gian Carlo Scandiuzzi)
Claire Stansfield ...
Tilda
Nick Eldredge ...
Ken Allen
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Steven Falcon
Christian W.C. Ryser ...
Tech One
Suzanne Charnos ...
Tech Two
Barry Ross Rinehart ...
Tech Three
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Hacker
Thomas Craig Elliott ...
Tye (as Tom Elliott)
Natasha Roth ...
Little Girl
Natalie Scandiuzzi ...
Tammy
Kerry Skalsky ...
Clerk
Marcus Aurelius ...
Dayton
Larry Albert ...
Old Man
Eric Liddell ...
Byron
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In the near future, a new law has criminals sent to a virtual reality world as their prison, built by a shadowy corporation called Zircon based in Seattle. The designer of the system, Steven Falcon, realizes the danger of it being overloaded and of hackers who try to break in and steal files only to have the prisoners try to break out via that method. When Falcon threatens to quit the operation, he becomes marked for murder by his employers who force him to enter the Matrix virtual reality/afterlife to find the source of the danger of the system crashing. Written by Matt Patay

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Rated R for some strong violence and sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »

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18 August 1998 (USA)  »

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Darkdrive - Verschollen in der Matrix  »

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Quotes

Julie Falcon: I thought you quit.
Steven Falcon: Julie this is important.
Julie Falcon: Yeah well there's always something important. You know Steven when you stopped drinking I thought things would change, they didn't. I'm still alone and I'm not gonna live like this anymore. Remember we had plans today?
Steven Falcon: Julie I'm sorry can we just do this tomorrow.
Julie Falcon: No, no we can't. Now look if your gonna come home and still not really be here then you might as well of just stayed.
Steven Falcon: I'm sorry.
Julie Falcon: Your always sorry Steven, some things change.
Steven Falcon: What?
Julie Falcon: Well ...
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References Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1962) See more »

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I Must Confess
(Zeak's Theme)
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Performed by Gian Carlo Scandiuzzi
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Claire Stansfield was also confused
2 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A few years ago I had an opportunity to talk to Claire Stansfield about this film. I said that I was confused about the plot and hoped she could explain it to me. She said that she was also confused, and hoped that someone would explain it to her as well. We both agreed that the film's plot made absolutely no sense and left it at that.

Perhaps this was someone's attempt to fill in the prison back story of Demolition Man (remember the VR deep freeze in that one?). The Sci-Fi premise of a VR prison has plenty of merit (c.f. The Matrix), but this movie lacked any semblance of credibility or even of continuity.

In any case, this movie is one to miss unless you are a die-hard fan of one of the actors involved. Even so, prepare to be disappointed. I was.


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