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Alien Cargo (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  28 January 1999 (USA)
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In a time when interplanetary shipping is routine, poor judgment is a fatal error. The crew of the Solar System Shipping shipping vessel number 17 runs in shifts. When the second shift ... See full summary »

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Christopher 'Chris' McNiel
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Theta Kaplan
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Adam Iberra, SSS17 First Watch
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Rojean Page, Explorer Dolphin
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Eichhorn, Explorer Dolphin
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Omer Janowitz, SSS17 First Watch
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Warren Schiedell, SSS Group Manager (as David Paterson)
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Hunt Ballard, SSS17 Sleeper
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Leilani Griffin, SSS17 Sleeper
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Yvonne Hagan, SSS17 Sleeper
Jennifer Congram ...
Voice of Shoshoni, SSS17 Computer / SSS Communication Central
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Titan Miner Hitting on Yvonne
Helen Houard ...
Eli Follette, SSS17 Sleeper
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Meryl Leonardi, SSS17 Sleeper
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Rupert O'Day, SSS17 Sleeper
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In a time when interplanetary shipping is routine, poor judgment is a fatal error. The crew of the Solar System Shipping shipping vessel number 17 runs in shifts. When the second shift awakens from hyper-sleep almost ten months after their scheduled time, they find the ship badly damaged, off course, and missing the first shift. What's more, it's discovered the first shift killed each other. As the plot unfolds, something truly evil is discovered on-board - humans. Written by Skewter

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We have met the enemy & it is us

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Rated PG for sci-fi violence, and for mild language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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Very memorable movie
27 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie on the Sci-Fi channel in the mid-2000's and it really left an impression on me. Probably the best things about it are the characters and the unexpected ending. Very good acting from London and Crider (and the rest of the cast), and the movie never insults the intelligence of the viewer. Also notable is the altruism and likability of the two main characters. The special effects are adequate to show what's happening in space, but don't take away from the focus of the plot. After years of trying to find this movie on DVD (and trying to remember the title), I finally found a Blockbuster VHS copy and digitized it. This movie is a rare gem. I recommend it not only to sci-fi fans but to anyone who enjoys sitting down to a good movie and who may be tired of the average Hollywood mass produced carbon copy flick.


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