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Escape Velocity (1999)

A psychotic spaceman takes over a deep-space observatory manned by a scientist, his wife, and teenage daughter.

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(as Paul Birkett), (additional story)
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Cast

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Billie (Ronnie's mom)
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Cal (captain of the Harbinger)
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Lee Nash aka Carter
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Ronnie (Veronica)
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Jansen (escaped con)
Pavel Bezdek ...
Lars (escaped con)
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Russell aka the Priest
Emil Linka ...
Glenn (escaped con)
Gerard Whelan ...
Liam (escaped con)
Robert Russell ...
Mesa Verde warden
Mike McGuffie ...
Technician (Executioner)
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A psychotic spaceman takes over a deep-space observatory manned by a scientist, his wife, and teenage daughter.

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In Deep Space, There's Lots of Time to Kill.

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Action | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »
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14 October 2002 (UK)  »

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Antarsia sto diastima  »

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(Ontario)

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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Cal is examining the missile specs, the display shows the yield as 0.7 kJ (kiloJoules), the same amount of energy used by a 100W light bulb in seven seconds - scarcely terrifying as a missile. See more »

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Edited from Downdraft (1996) See more »

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Wendy Crewson is great, even though the movie is not
28 July 2003 | by (Chesterfield, VA) – See all my reviews

Ok...watch this movie and just have fun! There are a lot of things that the audience could pick apart - like the ridiculously long space ship, or the countless meaningless shots of empty corridors, or the sometimes 'campy' dialog. AND...I can't leave out the irritating character of the daughter, Ronnie. She whines and whines and ...ok, you get the picture. BUT...Wendy Crewson is great! It is such fun to see her as the tough gal with a gun! It proves again, that this fabulous actress can turn just about any role into a gem. She is gutsy and sexy, and even manages to be convincingly maternal with her whiney daughter. That alone should have guaranteed her an academy award nod! Don't expect "Aliens"...just expect an evening of entertainment. This little film can deliver that.


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