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Space Truckers (1996)

 -  Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  April 1997 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Loane ...
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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Storyline

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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, sensuality and drug content, and for language | See all certifications »
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April 1997 (USA)  »

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Star Truckers  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

ITL 253,765,000 (Italy) (18 April 1997)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Loaded calls the film "Star Wars' meets 'Predator' meets 'Hook'". See more »

Goofs

There's numerous events where laws of gravity and other physics are neglected, but the most notable is probably the upright flame of a lighter in a place where there's no air and no gravity. 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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Connections

Spoofs 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Highway
Performed by J. Steven Soles (as Johnny Soles)
Written by J. Steven Soles
Published by Specific Gravity Music, ADM, Bug Music (BMI)
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Lighten Up, Folks!
27 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Space Truckers is too vulgar and raunchy for the art house crowd, too clever for the great unwashed, and too silly for anyone expecting to be convinced that they're watching "real" science. The lines are deliberately dorky, the special effects entirely unconvincing (who cares?), and the movie adds up to complete absurdity. I've seen it more than once, and it gets funnier every time. For people who complain that Dennis Hopper must have been really hard up to have agreed to do it, what about Charles Dance, a superb actor (Mr. Tulkinghorn in the new PBS "Bleak House")? They seemed to get the jokes, played it with zest, and managed to make it fly. I thought it was hysterically funny.


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