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Space Truckers (1996)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi | April 1997 (USA)
John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo... See full summary »

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Trooper Officer
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Trooper
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Building Commander
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E. J. Saggs
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Nabel / Macanudo
Roger Gregg ...
Tank Patrol
Denis Akiyama ...
Tech Leader
Seamus Flavin ...
Chopper 4
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Chopper 3
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Sandra Dickinson ...
Bitchin' Betty
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Keller
Graeme Wilkinson ...
Jackie
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Mel
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Cindy
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John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer robots. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, sensuality and drug content, and for language | See all certifications »
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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Vernon Wells has a small part as a space pirate. See more »

Goofs

An object in motion will stay in motion until acted upon by another force or object. Pay close attention to the mustard bottle. It is delightfully spinning in a gravity free environment, after the vehicle is stopped, the free floating bottle is in the same space, it should have shot forward until it hit the windscreen. If you pay close attention they place other obvious errors for the viewer to discover. My query, are they intentional or accidental? Regardless they add to the silliness of the film.Makes for fun watching. See more »

Quotes

Macanudo: I'm sorry you couldn't find it in your heart to give me a chance. You could have been my beloved concubine. Shared my position here.
Cindy: Well, I guess it wasn't in my fortune cookie.
Macanudo: Now, all you'll share is my crew. 312 of them in random order.
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Martian Moons
Performed by Colin Towns (as Colins Towns)
Written by Colin Towns (as Colins Towns)
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A fine old adventure
27 September 2000 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I have to say I really liked this movie. It seemed almost like something simpler... from another time - a story, romance, adventure, characters... and most of the money spent on acting talent rather than special effects (although considering this was presumably a low-budget effort, and I believe went straight to video, the effects are... well effective - they work and do their job in the story, even if they're a ways from breath-taking by modern standards). It held my attention from the opening until the final credits... I was never even tempted to reach for the fast-forward button... and I enjoyed it! It made me feel almost like a kid again, reading a comic - rather a racy, violent comic though... it's definitely not a children's film. Recommended to anyone who can still enjoy an adventure told with humour and sincerity, without irony, and without any pretensions to being an "event movie".


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