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Dead Fire (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Sci-Fi  -  19 July 1997 (USA)
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Cal Brody
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Kendall Black
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Max Durbin
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Tucker
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Alexa Stant
Lucie Zednícková ...
Celeste (as Lucie Zednickova)
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Mathers
Robert Russell ...
Holden
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Danner
Milan Gargula ...
Earl
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Gizmo
Petr Drozda ...
Salem Jones
Martin Hub ...
Otto Klein
Karel Vávrovec ...
Pitt Digger (as Karel Vavrovec)
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Rainey
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The year is 2062. The Earth is no longer inhabitable and has been left in ruins. On-board the space station USS Legacy in orbit around Earth, the Earth's population are in suspended animation whilst the space station is under military control and scientists are working on a project to make Earth inhabitable again. After disobeying orders, trying to apprehend a out-of-control soldier on a rampage, tough soldier Captain Cal Brody is sentenced by his commanding officer, Colonel Alexa Stant, to guard the stasis chamber where the Earth's population is in suspended animation for 3 months. But the USS Legacy is taken over by criminal Max Durbin and a group of escaped convicts, who have been freed by Alexa from the prison colony on Earth and Alexa decides to help them. Cal sets out to stop Max and Alexa's scheme and believes he is the only man who can stop Max, who plans to use Cal's scientist girlfriend Kendall Foster experiment to make the Earth inhabitable again, by using the sun's rays to... Written by Daniel Williamson

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Also Known As:

Le vaisseau de l'enfer  »

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Not awful
4 July 1999 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

One word - corny. Everything in this movie was corny. The bad guys were cornily bad, spouting evil threats and shooting their minions on a whim (why would anybody work for an evil dictator?). The good guys were corny, stopping to kiss even as their shuttle is crashing or the world is ending. The script was super-corny, but I think they were trying for that effect.

However, the movie worked for me. It was not a memorable movie, but it was fun to watch. The acting was OK, even though they were playing stock characters and had dumb lines to say. The plot and science were preposterous, but they aren't the point of the movie. The action sequences were OK, and there are some genuinely funny parts, intentional and otherwise. You just have to expect a campy low-budget sci-fi movie, and if you go into it with low expectations, you'll be OK.


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