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Sci-fighters (1996)

Video  -  Sci-Fi  -  30 December 1996 (USA)
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Adrian Dunn
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Dr. Gene Washington
Richard Raybourne ...
Casper
Donna Sarrasin ...
Tricia Rollins
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Zombie Woman
Chip Chuipka ...
Capt. Lankett
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Young Boy
Andy Bradshaw ...
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Desine
Danielle Desormeaux ...
Female Officer
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Young Doctor
Philip Pretten ...
Dr. Underwood
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Lead Roof Cop
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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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Lethal Threats Need Lethal Response ... See more »

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

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30 December 1996 (USA)  »

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CAD 2,500,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Billy Drago spent four and a half hours a day in the make-up chair for his role as Adrian Dunn. See more »

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not bad
1 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yeah, pretty much the same plot we've seen in a dozen other such films in the past ten years; but if we know those films, it's because we watched them and enjoyed them; perhaps with some sense of guilt, like there ought to be something better to with our lives, but let's admit we were entertained.

Certainly this film is not among the worst of its ilk. In fact, it is generally well made, with sharp performances from all the actors, including the Rowdy One; and the script doesn't rub our noses in sci-fi-techno-babble, it just gets on with the story.

The big disappointment is the ending; it is rushed, badly directed, badly edited. It feels like it comes looping out of another film, there's no build-up to it at all.

Too bad; if the ending had been as impressive as the rest of the film, I would have given this 8 stars, if only for effort; now it has to live with 6.

That makes it a time waster, like most of the other films of its type - not bad, just not good enough to be memorable.


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