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Writer (WGA):
Eric Blakeney (written by)
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Release Date:
20 February 1996 (USA) See more »
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Matt Frewer ... Russel Tresh

Finola Hughes ... Emma Frost

Jeremy Ratchford ... Sean Cassidy

Heather McComb ... Jubilation Lee / Jubilee
Agustin Rodriguez ... Angelo Espinosa / Skin
Randall Slavin ... Kurt Pastorius

Bumper Robinson ... Mondo

Suzanne Davis ... Arlee Hicks
Amarilis ... Monet St. Croix / M

Kevin McNulty ... Ralston
Lalainia Lindbjerg ... Kayla

Garry Chalk ... Detective Gaines

Lynda Boyd ... Alicia Lee

Joely Collins ... Jeannie

Wally Dalton ... Pruitt

Kavan Smith ... Lance
Noel Geer ... Bruce

Garvin Cross ... Orderly
Ken Ryan ... Dr. Carlysle
Robert J. Lewis ... Jim Lee (as Robert Lewis)
Dean McKenzie ... Harlin

L. Harvey Gold ... Donberry
Peter Bryant ... Sergeant Cruller
James Crescenzo ... Eduardo (as Jim Crescenzo)
Jeaneth Munoz ... Estella
Edward Diaz ... Tito
Nadia-Leigh Nascimento ... Linda (as Nadia Nascimento)

Fulvio Cecere ... Lead Officer

Tyler Labine ... Mall Rat
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Melody Johnson ... (uncredited)

Noah Michael Levine ... Matt (uncredited)

Directed by
Jack Sholder 
Writing credits
Eric Blakeney (written by)

Produced by
Avi Arad .... executive producer
Eric Blakeney .... executive producer
Matthew Edelman .... associate producer
Stan Lee .... executive producer
David Roessell .... producer
Bruce J. Sallan .... executive producer (as Bruce Sallan)
Original Music by
J. Peter Robinson 
Cinematography by
Bryan England (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Michael Schweitzer 
Casting by
Alice Cassidy 
Production Design by
Douglas Higgins 
Set Decoration by
Rose Marie McSherry 
Costume Design by
Maya Mani 
Makeup Department
Charles Porlier .... makeup artist
Janet Sala .... hair stylist
Natalie Cosco .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Bill Terezakis .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Mary Guilfoyle .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Donald Hauer .... first assistant director (as Don Hauer)
Judy Slattery .... second assistant director
Art Department
Dan Sissons .... property master
Terry Joseph .... buyer (uncredited)
Grant Van Der Slagt .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Ross Walshe .... scenic carpenter (uncredited)
Sound Department
Richard Patton .... sound mixer (as Rick Patton)
Stephen Cheung .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
Jim Harrington .... foley artist (uncredited)
Vince Renaud .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Greg Stewart .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Terence J. Cox .... special effects coordinator (as Terence Cox)
Harry Tomsic .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Eric Alba .... visual effects supervisor
Steward Burris .... computer graphic artist: North West Imaging & FX (uncredited)
Brian Moylan .... digital compositing artist (uncredited)
Paul Patrick Quinn .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
Tom Raycove .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Thomas Schelesny .... computer graphics artist (uncredited)
Marusha Xeros .... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
Bill Ferguson .... stunt coordinator
Curt Bonn .... stunt rigging coordinator (uncredited)
Curt Bonn .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Cyrus Block .... camera operator
Greg Fox .... first assistant camera
Nick Kuchera .... key grip
John W. Scott .... gaffer (as John Scott)
Nick Watson .... second assistant camera
William R. Dalgleish .... additional first assistant camera (uncredited)
Saubrie Mohamed .... generator operator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Coreen Mayrs .... casting: Canada
Katie McCaffrey .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Adam Behr .... special costume effects (uncredited)
Nancy Duggan .... assistant costume designer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
J.J. Rogers .... assistant editor
Music Department
David Sibley .... music supervisor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Jake Callihoo .... transportation coordinator (as Jake Calihoo)
James Perenseff .... transportation manager: Cannell (uncredited)
Other crew
Leanne Arnott .... location manager
Chris Bachalo .... creator of comics
Glynda Fitzgerald .... script supervisor
Wendy Lewis .... production coordinator
Scott Lobdell .... consultant
Scott Lobdell .... creator of comics
Sean Benbow .... production assistant (uncredited)
Kim Cowan .... unit publicist (uncredited)
Scott Graham .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Stan Lee .... script consultant (uncredited)
Jacqueline Lovejoy .... publicist (uncredited)
Alan A. Spence .... set wireman (uncredited)
Patricia Warren .... assistant coordinator (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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87 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Pilot movie for a TV show that never caught on.See more »
Revealing mistakes: While Jubilee is supposedly playing a video game, in fact the screen shows the between-games demo and the legend "Insert Coin."See more »
Sean Cassidy:You know, for an over-sexed mind-witch you really are a tight ass.
Emma Frost:Oh why don't you wax your chest hair!
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6 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
A Nightmare from my childhood, 31 January 2006
Author: Newski_the_Hippie from Chicago

I remember, several times, asking if other people had seen this movie. Thankfull, nobody said they had. It's like it was just a bad dream that a few people in my family had. Where they took the premise for the X Men comics, half the ideas and scenes from the cartoon, and used the characters from the X Men Spin off and made Generation X into a made for TV movie.

The plot involved a powerful machine that let you have power over dreams, but had an addictive quality. And there was an evil man played by a normally good actor who ruined his performance by thinking he's Jim Carrey. And even though it was only two hours long, it seemed like I was in purgatory.

I saw Skin and Jubilee given the major parts, while Banshee flirted moronically with Emma Frost. But non of the dialog seemed to go together, and existed only for the sake of showing "This is what the people in Generation X" say. It didn't have to be.

And for years, I waited patiently for the announced spin off series. Perhaps they could atone for the sins of the pilot film. Alas, it never happened, and I believed it to be just a horrible dream I wish it was. I wish this movie never existed. I wish it was nothing more then a bad memory. But it's a bad movie that lives on in the form of VHS.


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