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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Storyline

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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Connections

References Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1962) See more »

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I Must Confess
(Zeak's Theme)
Written by Jim Goodwin
Performed by Gian-Carlo Scandiuzzi
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This movie is crap.
30 January 2001 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of, if not the absolute worst movies I have ever had the misfortune of seeing. I only rented it because I happen to like Julie Benz, but she couldn't save it for me. The plot is hopeless, and the acting is worse. The special effects are dated, so you really have no excuse for seeing this, unless you like to suffer.

It doesn't even fall into the so bad it's good type movie.


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