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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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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  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

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

Filmed at Ardmore Studios, County Wicklow, Ireland. 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: Were you not chained to a major support beam of my ship I wouldn't stand a chance of having sex with someone so alluring as you.
Mike Pucci: Leave her alone, you half-electric asshole.
John Canyon: He didn't mean that. He respects the brave way you confront your disability.
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Referenced in Cowboy Bebop: Heavy Metal Queen (1998) 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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B-Movie Plus
11 June 1999 | by (Newcastle, England) – See all my reviews

Space Truckers is a perfect B-Movie. It has a title which makes anyone cringe, and a lightweight plot with no originality, except perhaps the concept of a square pig. That said, as long as you watch it with no expectations you will be pleasantly surprised. The quality of acting is generally good, with a competent cast (particularly Charles Dance) managing to avoid laughing their way through the script. The ending however is almost unwatchable, yet I can't escape from the feeling that this film is entertaining, which is all that any movie should aim to do.


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