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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 ... See full summary »

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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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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 »

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When talking to Capt. Lankett about the disappearance of Dunn's body, Det. Grayson calls Logan Lunar (Spaceport) "Logar Lunar". See more »

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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: The Marine (2012) See more »

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Not bad at all...
1 March 2000 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

You'd think that a film like this would really suck, but to be honest, it's really pretty good. Billy Drago is terrific in this role, and has a lot of presence. Roddy Piper is fine. The rest of the cast is made up of homegrown talent from here in Montreal.

There's nothing terrible about the film, and nothing magnificent either. Sets look fake, acting is fine, script is a tad weak, but overall this film really delivers on action.

6.5/10


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