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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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In the farthest reaches of space, something has gone terribly wrong. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

14 January 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Supernova (El fin del universo)  »

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Box Office


$90,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


£28,060 (UK) (16 June 2000)

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2.35 : 1
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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 »


[as the ship prepares to make a dimension jump]
Yerzy Penalosa: Man, last time we did this I didn't shit right for a month.
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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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