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Tycus (1999)

Video  -  Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  8 August 2000 (USA)
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An underground city is built to save a cross-section of humanity as a comet hurtles toward Earth.

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When photographer Jake Lowe gets gets a cryptic message from an old friend, he follows its instructions leading him to a remote research station in the Sierra mountains. After doing some snooping around, he learns a terrible secret: a giant comet will be passing next to the Earth, unleashing earthquakes, volcanoes, meteor strikes and other natural disasters that will destroy the world as we know it. Somehow, Lowe must get the word out and warn people of the coming catastrophe, but even if he succeeds, will it make any difference? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Rated R for some violence and brief language | See all certifications »
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A falling asteroid... on your head!
15 May 2001 | by (Brasilia, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Unimpressive and extremely low budget sci-fi without any charm and appeal. Even the scenes related with the fall of the asteroids are stolen from other movies with the same plot. It's just a bad rip-off of "Asteroid" (with Annabela Sciora) and "Deep Impact" (with Morgan Freeman). Mr. Hopper seems to be anxious to slip away from this pointless and dull sci-fi entry.

I give this a 2 (two). And don't say I'm not a good guy!


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