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Falling Fire (1997)

In the not so distant future mankind has squandered their resources. A team of specialists is sent to the nearby asteroid field to retrieve an asteroid that will serve to replenish some of ... See full summary »

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In the not so distant future mankind has squandered their resources. A team of specialists is sent to the nearby asteroid field to retrieve an asteroid that will serve to replenish some of our natural resources. However, unbeknownst to the team, there is a killer on board determined to take control of the asteroid and destroy all mankind. Written by Anonymous

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21 February 1998 (USA)  »

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CAD 2,180,000 (estimated)
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Falling Fire (1997) is the first of four sci-fi movies that Roger Corman produced with Starfield Independent Studios. The subsequent three movies were Future Fear (1997), Shepherd (1999), and Shepherd II (1999). See more »

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Featured in Svengoolie: Falling Fire (2002) See more »

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Falling Fire has Hot Qualities
17 June 2003 | by (Montreal) – See all my reviews

I've seen the film twice now. I liked it the first time, it had good ideas, good special FX some interesting actors, and managed to keep you guessing.

I don't want to give away the end, but the set up is good, An asteroid being brought into Earth's orbit may be set up to collide with the planet instead causing destruction beyond recovery, that's not original , but the twists are neat- Ecological terrorist are behind it all. These terrorists are well thought out, inteligent, even disturbingly sympathetic. The hard questions about what we're doing to ur world, and the moral issues about extremeists are well woven into a fabric of action, suspense and good old whodunit.

I can tell its a good film, the second viewing still held surprises, suspense and good effects.


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