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Space Truckers (1996)

PG-13  |   |  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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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 <>

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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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Release Date:

April 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Star Truckers  »

Box Office


$25,000,000 (estimated)


ITL 253,765,000 (Italy) (18 April 1997)

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Cute, Very Cute
8 May 1999 | by (HongKong) – 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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