MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,901 this week

Shepherd (1999)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  17 March 1999 (Netherlands)
2.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 2.7/10 from 369 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 6 critic

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 »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 183 titles
created 06 Mar 2011
 
a list of 148 titles
created 12 Apr 2011
 
a list of 143 titles
created 16 Jun 2011
 
a list of 200 titles
created 22 Mar 2014
 
a list of 10 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Shepherd" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Shepherd (1999)

Shepherd (1999) on IMDb 2.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Shepherd.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Proxate Corporation recruits a boozy former ship captain and offers him a new identity: Sean Murdoch. His job: to take charge of large ship on one voyage. Once aboard, Murdoch realizes that... See full summary »

Director: Philip Jackson
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Michael Paré, Heidi von Palleske
Medusa II (2015)
Thriller

The true story of Medusa.

Director: James Fargo
Stars: Roddy Piper
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Director: Serge Rodnunsky
Stars: Nick Mancuso, Louis Mandylor, M. Emmet Walsh
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Rowdy Roddy Piper and Sonny Chiba battle an army of immortal ninja warriors.

Director: Dan Neira
Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Roddy Piper, Meg Foster
The Shepherd (Video 2008)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A former New Orleans cop battles drug cartels and ex-Army Special Forces who are smuggling drugs from Mexico into U.S. through a Texas border town.

Director: Isaac Florentine
Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Stephen Lord, Natalie J. Robb
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A team of corrupt L.A. cops who thrive on brutality and extortion is being murdered one by one. Two young cops, Egan and McAllister, are put on the case. As the body count rises, evidence points to Egan as the suspect.

Director: Eric Weston
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Lezlie Deane, Richard Romanus
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Shawn Justice
Stars: Frank Chiesurin, Dan Davis, Levi Davis
Future Fear (1997)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  

An able-bodied scientist has found a cure for the plague from outer space which has eradicated almost all life on the planet. A mad general who wants to repopulate the planet with a new race sends a special female assassin to take him out.

Director: Lewis Baumander
Stars: Jeff Wincott, Maria Ford, Stacy Keach
The Portal I (2010)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Investigators pursuing a bizarre hemorrhagic illness are lead to a strange black painting that they discover is a portal to another dimension.

Director: Serge Rodnunsky
Stars: Jenna Colby, Michael Muhney, Michael Madsen
Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human... See full summary »

Directors: Donald G. Jackson, R.J. Kizer
Stars: Julius LeFlore, RCB, Roddy Piper
Shepherd II (1999)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

In a post-apocalyptic world survivors live underground organized in powerful cults. On of the Shepherds, a code name for assassin, has escaped to the surface with his targets and the cult leader who hired him can't allow that.

Director: Eli Necakov
Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Heidi von Palleske, Mackenzie Gray
Hard Time (TV Movie 1998)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Burt Reynolds plays Logan McQueen, a veteran, tough cop who likes to see justice done by his own ways. Things go bad after McQueen is framed for murder. Now he has to escape from a maximum ... See full summary »

Director: Burt Reynolds
Stars: Burt Reynolds, Charles Durning, Robert Loggia
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Miles
...
Ventriloquist
...
...
Raymond Serra ...
Father Rizzo
...
Sophia
Fraser Reilly ...
Abe
...
Creep
Jules Delorme ...
Peter
...
Al
Elisa Schwarz ...
Anne
Cory Stevens ...
Charlie
Nikole Xidlas ...
Magdeline
Annette Shaffer ...
Ruth
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 March 1999 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Cybercity  »

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 2,100,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Boris Dakota: You should tell your mother not to pick up hitchhikers.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Bad Movie Beatdown: Shepherd (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Quite possibly the worst "flick" ever made.
11 June 2000 | by (Hamilton, Ontario) – See all my reviews

I say "flick" because this doesn't deserve the appellation "movie", and certainly not "film". I regret paying for the rental, and although I've never walked out on a movie before, this would have been it, had I seen it in a theatre. A society living underground in the future (oooh, THAT'S original), lots of burning barrel drums, unexplained ambient light shining through windows, an ungrateful woman and her shock-muted son...the list goes on and on. C. Thomas Howell affects the husky voice of the stereotypical loner; you know like Eastwood's been done to death. He needs special sunglasses to remember his wife and child, yet in the flashbacks, he's the same age! Talk about a poor memory! I stared incredulously when the little boy Abe randomly pushes a code into a door and it opens! No tension, pithy religious (what religion?) under/overtones...saddest of all: I expected better from Roddy Piper;

Quite possibly the worst movie experience in my life.


9 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Shepherd (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?