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Laserhawk (1997)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  1997 (Canada)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Zach Raymond
Melissa Galianos ...
Cara
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M.K. Ultra aka Rodney Terence Stanko
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Bob Sheridan
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Col. Lewis Teagarden USAF
Joseph Wynne ...
Roach
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Frank Raymond - Zach's Father
Susan Almgren ...
Mrs. Raymond - Zach's Mother
Lila Feng ...
Anchorwoman
Chris Sedens ...
WBTI Ch. 2 Anchorman
Jill Deacon ...
Field Reporter
Marc Poulin ...
Dr. Duvalle
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Pretty Girl #1
Jessica Welch ...
Pretty Girl #2
Kelly Patterson ...
Pretty Girl #3
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Storyline

Teenagers in a mid-west town discover that they are destined to fight off an alien invasion as the crew of a spacecraft of unknown origin. They are aided by a mysterious patient in a psychiatric hospital and a frenetic comic book artist. Written by Keith Loh <keith@mwg.com>

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Rated PG-13 for some language
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Ameaça Alienígena  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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The character M.K. Ultra, comic book writer Rodney Terence Stanko's (Gordon Currie) pen-name, is taken from the code name for the famous 1950s CIA experiment MK-ULTRA where the CIA gave LSD to unsuspecting soldiers and civilians. See more »

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The military vehicles in the movie when they break onto the base, are definitly Canadian. The MP vehicle is an Iltis jeep, and the trucks they drive past (with the large windscreens) are HLVW trucks. See more »

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Luke Skywalker is mental.
17 April 2011 | by (the Doomed Megalopolis of Blasphemous Technoids) – See all my reviews

Well, this alien invasion sci-fi quickie tries really hard, but it's sure not on par with movies like "The Last Starfighter" (1984) and similar efforts. If you're a ten-year-old, you'll probably think this is one of the coolest flicks you'll ever see. And since I can get with that, I'm being very generous with my rating too. The special effects are entertaining and the film tries to maintain a decent pace. But the story is a heap of nonsense, really. Oh, and Mark Hamill stars in this film. Who would have thought that the Mighty Luke Skywalker would end up in a looney-bin on earth? Watch "Laserhawk", if you don't believe me.


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