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Release Date:
3 January 1999 (USA) See more »
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Allies of the Shadows seek revenge against humanity. This movie sets up the series, "Crusade," the sequel to "Babylon 5." Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bruce Boxleitner ... John J. Sheridan

Jerry Doyle ... Michael Garibaldi

Jeff Conaway ... Zack Allen
Carrie Dobro ... Dureena Nafeel

Peter Woodward ... Galen

Tony Todd ... Leonard Anderson

Tracy Scoggins ... Capt. Elizabeth Lochley
Tony Maggio ... Drake

Michael Harris ... Bishop

Scott MacDonald ... First Officer
Wayne Alexander ... Drakh

Carlos Bernard ... Communications

Burt Bulos ... Navigation
Ron Campbell ... Drazi
David Coburn ... Minbari Ranger

Mo Gallini ... Rolf (as Matt Gallini)
Valeria Ghiran ... ISN Reporter

Marjean Holden ... Earthforce Navigator

Endre Hules ... Yuri
Tim O'Hare ... First Mage
Tom Ramirez ... Second Mage

LaRita Shelby ... Lynne Anderson (as LaRita Shelby-Mullen)
Kayla Spell ... Sarah Anderson

Directed by
Michael Vejar 
 
Writing credits
J. Michael Straczynski (creator)

J. Michael Straczynski (written by)

Produced by
Skip Beaudine .... co-producer
John Copeland .... producer
Douglas Netter .... executive producer
Susan Norkin .... associate producer
J. Michael Straczynski .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Evan H. Chen 
 
Cinematography by
John C. Flinn III (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Skip Robinson 
 
Casting by
Fern Champion 
Mark Paladini 
 
Production Design by
John Iacovelli 
 
Art Direction by
Mark Walters  (as Mark-Louis Walters)
 
Set Decoration by
Jason Howard 
 
Makeup Department
Gabriel De Cunto .... special makeup effects artist
Glen Eisner .... makeup effects sculptor
Jeffrey S. Farley .... makeup effects supervisor (as Jeff Farley)
Kim M. Ferry .... key hair stylist
Mark Garbarino .... makeup effects supervisor
Jerry Gergely .... special makeup effects artist
Tegan Taylor .... hair stylist
Tegan Taylor .... makeup artist
John Vulich .... makeup effects creator
John Wheaton .... makeup effects sculptor
Cinzia Zanetti .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Skip Beaudine .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Fudge .... second second assistant director
David McWhirter .... second assistant director
Douglas E. Wise .... first assistant director (as Doug Wise)
 
Art Department
Doreen Austria .... graphic artist
Cathy Coultas .... graphic artist
Dark Hoffman .... property master
Curtis Laseter .... construction coordinator
Matthew W. Plummer .... scenic artist (as Matthew Plummer)
Tamar Dick .... set painter (uncredited)
Jerome Johnson .... props (uncredited)
Garry McEvoy .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Harry Cohen .... sound designer
Paul Curtis .... dialogue editor
Elisabeth Flaum .... sound effects editor
Marshall Garlington .... sound re-recording mixer
Laura Kamper .... sound effects editor (as Laura Pratt)
Don H. Matthews .... sound mixer
Michael Payne .... sound supervisor (as Mike Payne)
Juan Peralta .... sound re-recording mixer
Dennis C. Salcedo .... boom operator
John C. Stuver .... dialogue editor
Ken Teaney .... sound re-recording mixer
Tim Walston .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Michael Del Genio .... special effects supervisor (as Mike Del Genio)
Jaroslava Fernandez .... special effects
Alan McFarland .... special effects electronics (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Kim Anderson .... compositor (as Kim Hoven Anderson)
Bill Arbanas .... computer graphics animator
Larry W. Bowman .... computer graphics animator
Ken Busick .... compositor
Timothy M. Earls .... visual effects art director
Tim Everitt .... computer graphics animator
Edward Helmers .... computer graphics animator
Jim Hoffman .... computer graphics animator
Rich Jeffreys III .... computer graphics animator
Steve R. Moore .... visual effects supervisor (as Steve R. Moore)
H.W. Parker .... computer graphics animator
Andrew Romine .... computer graphics animator
 
Stunts
Kerry Rossall .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter B. Kowalski .... camera operator (as Peter Kowalski)
Charles Lantz .... dolly grip (as Charles S. Lantz Jr.)
Mike McEveety .... first assistant camera
Chris Nagle .... key grip
Nathaniel Roberts .... best boy electric
John Schultz .... best boy grip
Carlos M. Torres .... gaffer (as Carlos Torres)
 
Animation Department
Tom Helmers .... supervising animator
Harry Hendrickson .... supervising animator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kim M. Holly .... costume supervisor
Linda Huse .... key costumer
 
Editorial Department
John Burrus .... first assistant editor
Pam Oseransky .... post-production coordinator
Maritza Suarez .... apprentice editor
Jennifer Vejar .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Fiona Avery .... reference editor
Harlan Ellison .... conceptual consultant
Tracie Esparza .... assistant to executive producer
Jonathan Gording .... special effect contact lens consultant
Karen Harrell .... assistant to executive producer
Celeste Healy .... production coordinator
Joanne Higgins .... assistant to executive producer
Mike Hoover .... production accountant
Kate Lewis .... script supervisor
Luc Mayrand .... concept designer
Larry Stanton .... systems engineer
Barbara Wilder .... department head for hair (as Barbara Wilder Pearlman)
Jeffrey Willerth .... associate to producer
Tracy Yates .... script coordinator
Jaroslava Fernandez .... special effects contact lenses (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Trivia:
According to Babylon 5 canon, the original Drakh plan had been to use the Death Cloud on Earth, and then use the plague on Minbar. But when the Death Cloud was destroyed, the plague was the only significant weapon they had left.See more »
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Continuity: The ship's badge of the EAS Charon is clearly seen in the background of a few scenes, which displays a "K" (it's model series letter). In addition, an identical "K" upper left arm patch can be seen on several crew members uniforms, but when the Charon is seen crossing the screen in one scene, her model series letter clearly displays a "C" on the forward hull.See more »
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ISN Reporter:Meanwhile, on Earth and Minbar, preparations continue for next month's celebration marking the fifth anniversary of the Interstellar Alliance. Aside from one brief conflict with the Centauri Republic early in its first year ISA President John Sheridan has delivered on his promise to maintain peace among all its member worlds...
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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
The Best B5 Movie So Far..., 4 January 1999
Author: Gislef from Iowa City, IA

...within the "modern-day" B5 context (which excludes In the Beginning, a prequel of sorts). Call to Arms leads neatly into the coming Crusade series, we're introduced to some of the important characters of that series (particularly the enigmatic Galen), we meet at least one other character who is played up but ultimately martyred, and unlike its two predecessors, Call to Arms gives us a menace directly out of the B5 "mythos." Boxleitner and Doyle take center stage for the final time. The pieces are in place - now we can look forward to the series itself.

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