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2103: The Deadly Wake (1997)

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Proxate Corporation recruits a boozy former ship captain and offers him a new identity: Sean Murdoch. His job: to take charge of large ship on one voyage. Once aboard, Murdoch realizes that... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Captain Sean Murdoch
Heidi von Palleske ...
Cora Fell
Nigel Chan
Hal Eisen ...
Martine Quiller
Derek Ritschel ...
Michael Johnson ...
Daniela Nolano ...
Morris Durante ...
Jules Delorme ...
Sandy Kaizer ...
Piero Didiano ...
Convict Tom
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Proxate Corporation recruits a boozy former ship captain and offers him a new identity: Sean Murdoch. His job: to take charge of large ship on one voyage. Once aboard, Murdoch realizes that the ship is a prison ship, and the cargo are criminally insane inmates. Murdoch's other problem: someone has planted bombs aboard the vessel. Murdoch's acrimonious relationship with the prison warden lends extra drama to the story. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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26 August 1997 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Dark Ocean  »

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CAD 2,210,000 (estimated)

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2103: The Deadly Wake (1997) is the second time actors Malcolm McDowell and Michael Paré have co-starred together in a sci-fi movie. The first movie was Roland Emmerich's action thriller Moon 44 (1990). See more »


Tarkis removes his company badge from his lapel and throws it onto the floor. A few shots later, the badge is back on his lapel. See more »


Martine Quiller: Next week we'll become the first corporation since Disney to join the U.N.
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Baby can be heard cooing at the very end of the closing credits. See more »


Music by Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry and lyrics by William Blake
Arranged by P. Rutherford
Published by Chappell Music
Music Licensing by Chris Stone Audio Productions Ltd.
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It can't happen here
19 July 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is one of those "so bad it is good" films that you always hear about but never see! Unlike Troma films which are deliberately bad and campy (and I am not amused) this one is 100% pure serious.

However with features such as a supposedly super-lethal killer robot that prances about like one of the Solid Gold Dancers on an acid trip and a magical first mate that calls down lightning and transforms into the Good Witch of the East the fact that it takes itself seriously pushes it so far over the edge of bad that makes it full circle around back to entertaining.

Watcheable enough because of that.

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