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Sci-fighters (1996)

Boston, 2009. A police detective (Roddy Piper) searches for Adrian Dunn, his ex-partner (Billy Drago) who murdered his wife. Dunn has escaped from prison on the moon and returned to Earth ... See full summary »





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Cast overview, first billed only:
Adrian Dunn
Dr. Gene Washington
Richard Raybourne ...
Donna Sarrasin ...
Tricia Rollins
Zombie Woman
Chip Chuipka ...
Capt. Lankett
Young Boy
Andy Bradshaw ...
Danielle Desormeaux ...
Female Officer
Young Doctor
Philip Pretten ...
Dr. Underwood
Lead Roof Cop


Boston, 2009. A police detective (Roddy Piper) searches for Adrian Dunn, his ex-partner (Billy Drago) who murdered his wife. Dunn has escaped from prison on the moon and returned to Earth with an alien virus. Written by Peter Svatek <svatek@aei.ca>

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In the year 2009, they're your only hope. See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/gore and some strong sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 December 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Contagion 2009  »

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Box Office


CAD 2,500,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Director Peter Svatek decided to dub out uses of the word "fuck" in the movie because he believed it might help prevent it from receiving an "R" rating. However, since the movie was still too gory and violent, it had to be rated "R" for those reasons. See more »


References Blade Runner (1982) See more »

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Not as bad as one would expect
19 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This wouldn't have been a bad movie if they had a script doctor go over the dialog a bit.

Essentially, the world has undergone a nuclear winter, and a convict escapes a lunar prison after being infected by an alien life form designed to convert the world over to methane, and does so by raping women and infecting them with alien-crabs. Or something. Roddy Piper plays a cop who put the convict away, and Jane Heitmeyer plays the hottie doctor trying to find a cure.

Pretty much, that's all the plot you need to hang the action sequences on. Piper gets into some fights, there are explosions, cheap special effects and some nude scenes. I'm sure this film was made on the cheap, but they got a lot out of a cheap budget.

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