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Supernova (I) (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  14 January 2000 (USA)
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Supernova chronicles the search and rescue patrol of a medical ship in deep space in the early 22nd century and its six-member crew which includes a Captain and Pilot, a co-pilot, a medical... See full summary »

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Supernova chronicles the search and rescue patrol of a medical ship in deep space in the early 22nd century and its six-member crew which includes a Captain and Pilot, a co-pilot, a medical officer, a medical technician, a search and rescue paramedic, and a computer technician. When their vessel, the Nightingale 229, answers an emergency distress signal from a comet mining operation in a distant galaxy, the crew soon finds itself in danger from the mysterious young man they rescue, the alien artifact he's smuggled aboard, and the gravitational pull of a giant star about to supernova. The resulting explosion will be the most massive explosion in the universe. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence and sensuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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14 January 2000 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,731,940 (USA) (14 January 2000)

Gross:

£28,060 (UK) (16 June 2000)
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Originally, main villain Karl transformed into a demon-like monster during the final part of the movie. Although much time and effort was spend on special make up effects for these scenes, MGM decided that they didn't like that because they "couldn't see the actor", so all the creature footage was cut and re-shot with Karl being only partially transformed in the final cut. See more »

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When Kaela is using the VR unit to control Flyboy, she uses one hand to flip off Karl, but Flyboy uses the other, even though she is supposed to have complete and exact control over his body. See more »

Quotes

Nick: Look. Since we don't bring out the pleasant side of each other, why don't you tell me what the hell bothers you so much about me, so I can...
Dr. Kaela Evers: I don't like Hazen. It's just not a type-H mind-altering escape. I don't like what it does to people who take it; I don't like what they do to others. I used to know someone...
Nick: I'm not someone.
Dr. Kaela Evers: I didn't say you were.
Nick: There's nothing I can do to change the past, yours or mine.
Dr. Kaela Evers: [sighs]
Nick: [places unused Hazen-withdrawl medication in front of her]
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So-so sci-fi.
22 August 2000 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

A forgiving aspect of the sci-fi genre is, if your story paints you into a corner all you have to do is paint a door and walk out. In Sci-fi, anything is possible. To the probable dismay of the realists in the audience, "Supernova" takes advantage of this fix as it's weak plot unfolds. The movie has the obligatory sex, action, adventure, suspense, special effects, etc. However, it doesn't equal the sum of its parts and the earnest acting it offers isn't sufficient to get this very forgettable drama over the bar.


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