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Velocity Trap (1999)

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A cop framed for murder is the only one not in cryosleep when a team of thieves boards the armored treasury spaceship he's on to steal its load - 40 billion universal dollars - and then ram the ship into a comet to cover their tracks.

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Olivier Gruner ...
ED Officer Raymond Stokes
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Beth Sheffield, FED 397 Navigator
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Nick Simmons, Endeavor's Commander
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Alice Pallas
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Capt. 'Turd' Fenner, FED 397 aka Atlantic
Ray Oriel ...
Delacruz 'Cruz' FED 397
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Simms, Endeavor Crew (as Jaason Simmons)
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Fallout, Endeavor Crew
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Franklin J. Robinson, ED Officer (as Yannock Bisson)
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John Dawson, RMC Corp.
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Dana, Dawson's Contract Wife
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Hilyard, Dawson Henchman
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Dunn, Dawson Henchman
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Samuel Nelson, Chief of Security
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The Assassin / Computer (voice) (as Kathy Lambert)
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In a desolate and treachorous region of space known as the Velocity Run, a heavily armored ship passes every six months. It carries billions of Universal Dollars between the colonies and the Central Bank on Earth. Hard currency has returned due to rampant electronic crime. Now a team of highly trained mercenaries are about to commit the perfect crime in a place where evidence and witnesses have no chance of survival. In this deadly corridor of space, a single man must stop them. Written by David Ridlen

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Crime at the Speed of Light

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »
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14 March 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

2149 - Kampf in der Todeszone  »

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The original lead actress was injured during a stunt (she was hit in the head by shrapnel from a gag) and left the show. Alicia Coppola replaced her. See more »

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While fighting Fallout, Ray Stokes picks up his gun and the clip falls out, though he continues to fire the weapon. See more »

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Cruz: Bad guys I can deal with, but aliens? They freak me out, man.
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References RoboCop (1987) See more »

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Standard action sci-fi flick, but with some touches of wit
3 May 2001 | by (NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

Olivier Gruner has two requirements for a classic rogue cop: his woman belongs to another man, and he has a dead daughter. For punishment, he's sent back to Earth on a slow boat carrying $40 million. Pirates board the ship to steal the dough, leaving Olivier to fight the bad guys with lots of flying effects and pretty sparks. What I like about Gruner is that he really doesn't take himself seriously, almost in the Jackie Chan mode (don't misunderstand, he doesn't have half the skills, but he does have fun). A cast full of folks who went on to bigger and better things -- including Alicia Coppola from "Bull" and Jorja Fox from "ER" and "CSI" -- rounds out the stereotyped cast. I caught it on cable and enjoyed it.


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