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Dead Fire (1997)

Not Rated | | Sci-Fi | TV Movie 19 July 1997
A group of convicts threaten a space station.

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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
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Celeste (as Lucie Zednickova)
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Holden
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Danner
Milan Gargula ...
Earl
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Salem Jones
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Otto Klein
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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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19 July 1997 (USA)  »

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Le vaisseau de l'enfer  »

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Cal Brody: Danner and that cantina worker needed bullets, not bullshit.
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Not even bad in a good way -- just BAD.
1 March 1999 | by (Toledo, OH) – See all my reviews

Whoo-ee! That sound you hear is the careers of C. Thomas Howell and Matt Frewer burning up on re-entry just before they smack into the ground. I hate to be a jerk, because I loved Frewer in Max Headroom, but this movie was a pile of cack. Even as a fan of cornball b-grade sci-fi flicks, I was appalled (when I was awake). Nonsensical plot twists, vein-popping overacting, and a convoluted script all add up to a big stinking plate full of 'who cares?' all around. This one's not even worth renting on cheap night -- pick up 'Cube' instead, or you may be permanently soured on all things celluloidal and Canadian.


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