In a post-apocalyptic underground society ruled by rival religious cults, Dakota is working as an assassin, or "Shepherd" for The Church of Miles. He has been given an assignment to take ... See full summary »

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Miles
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Father Rizzo
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Sophia
Fraser Reilly ...
Abe
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Elisa Schwarz ...
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Cory Stevens ...
Charlie
Nikole Xidlas ...
Magdeline
Annette Shaffer ...
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In a post-apocalyptic underground society ruled by rival religious cults, Dakota is working as an assassin, or "Shepherd" for The Church of Miles. He has been given an assignment to take out a female Shepherd from a rival cult, but balks at completing the task when he sees that his target has a young child. The two assassins and the child all find themselves being hunted down by both cults, and so decided to stick together as they run for their lives. Along the way, they encounter several other strange religious compounds, as well as random thugs living on the outskirts of society. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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In the 21st century only one man can deliver us from evil.

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Shepherd (1999) is the third of four sci-fi movies that Roger Corman produced with Starfield Independent Studios. The other three movies were Falling Fire (1997), Future Fear (1997), and Cybermaster (1999). See more »

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Boris Dakota: You should tell your mother not to pick up hitchhikers.
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a comic book story, very western.
7 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

yes, this is a prety bad film, and it does have some unexplained aspects, plus the sex scene lasts way too long, and does nothing for the plot. anyway, this was a very class film, you have to see past the imperfections of the film, however badly it was filmed, and however pathetic the martial arts aspects, in fact, i kick better than howell. i loved this film no matter how badly it was made, i reckon that if this had been made as an annimation, it would have kicked ass, considering it was only a very low budget film, they just couldn't achieve the grandure and scale that was needed to make that film work, that and the fact that the robot, was about as effective as a lepper with a sharp stick, they quite blatently used the leftovers from short sircuit on that thing. i draw cartoons as a hobbie, and i'm gonna say right here and now, that i am going to remake this film in animated form and send it to the makers of this film, simply because i think this film deserves a second shot.


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