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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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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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Graeme Wilkinson ...
Jackie
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Mel
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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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They've shipped everything from square pigs to anti-gravity beer... But now they've got a load of real trouble. See more »


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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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Star Truckers  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Former "National Lampoons" editor Ted Mann, who scripted this science-fiction comedy, calls it "The first outer space road movie." According to Mann, the film has "no scientists, no techies, none of the unusual polished, sanitary environments we're used to in our space films. Space is like anywhere else - the people who are there are underpaid and poorly regarded." 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: [to Cindy, in bed] Just close your eyes and think of Brooklyn.
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Referenced in The Reinactors (2008) See more »

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Highway Junkie
Performed by Chris Knight
Written by Chris Knight, Sam Tate, Annie Tate
Published by Bash Music (ASCAP)/Critter City Music (SQSAC), Blue Water Music, BMI (Administered by Blue Water Music Corporation)
Courtesy of Vertical Records (Administered by Blue Water Music Corporation)
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Cute, Very Cute
8 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

If you liked "Space Balls" you will also find this movie worthwhile. Yes, it is dumb! The jokes are corny, and the acting is purposefully bad. Don't take it too seriously, and it's an enjoyable movie.


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