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19 January 2002 (USA) See more »
A new kind of evil demands a new kind of courage. See more »
A disgraced Ranger takes command of an old, possibly haunted, ship on an escort mission that encounters deadly peril from a new enemy civilization. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Dylan Neal ... David Martell

Andreas Katsulas ... Citizen G'Kar

Alex Zahara ... Dulann

Myriam Sirois ... Sarah Cantrell
Dean Marshall ... Malcolm Bridges
Warren Takeuchi ... Kitaro Sasaki (as Warren T. Takeuchi)
Jennie Rebecca Hogan ... Na'Feel

Mackenzie Gray ... Minister Kafta
David Storch ... Tafeek

Enid-Raye Adams ... Firell
Gus Lynch ... Tirk

Todd Sandomirsky ... Tannier
Andrew Kavadas ... Captain Bart Gregg (as Andrew A. Kavadas)
Simon Egan ... Minbari Crewman
Bernard Cuffling ... Sindell
Chris Robson ... Ranger
Rob Morton ... Drazi Diplomat
Eric Schneider ... Cloaked Figure
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Artine Brown ... Minbari Crewman (uncredited)
Campbell Lane ... Alien Captain (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Vejar  (as Mike Vejar)
Writing credits
J. Michael Straczynski (written by)

Produced by
Ron McLeod .... producer
Douglas Netter .... executive producer
J. Michael Straczynski .... executive producer
Original Music by
Christopher Franke 
Cinematography by
Henry Chan 
Film Editing by
Stein Myhrstad 
Casting by
Susan Taylor Brouse 
Lynne Carrow 
Production Design by
Stephen Geaghan 
Ken Rabehl 
Art Direction by
Ken Rabehl 
Set Decoration by
Barry Kemp 
Costume Design by
Crystine Booth 
Makeup Department
Rachel Griffin .... key prosthetic makeup supervisor
Brad Hardin .... prosthetic painter
Glenn Hetrick .... prosthetic painter: Optic Nerve
Lise Kuhr .... prosthetics artist
Pearl Louie .... special makeup effects artist
Lisa Love .... makeup artist
Vladimir Lushnikov .... special makeup effects sculptor
Shauna Magrath .... prosthetics artist
Patricia Murray .... prosthetics artist
Christopher Mark Pinhey .... prosthetics artist
Brad Proctor .... prosthetics artist
Lancel Reyes .... foam technician
Beverly K. Sewers .... assistant hair stylist (as Beverly Sewers)
Vicki Syskakis .... prosthetics artist
Bill Terezakis .... key prosthetic artist
Bill Terezakis .... prosthetics designer: "Kafta"
Pauline L. Tremblay .... hair stylist (as Pauline Tremblay)
Juliana Vit .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
S. Lily Hui .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jessica Judd .... trainee assistant director
David Klohn .... second assistant director
Alysse Leite-Rogers .... first assistant director
Nicole McKay .... third assistant director
Art Department
Herman Alexander .... lead carpenter
George Amaroso .... swing
Douglas W. Beard .... model maker
Alfio Berardo .... assistant property master (as Al Berardo)
Peter Bradshaw .... scenic artist
Colin Comeau .... lead painter
Clive Edwards .... property master
Ray Engelhardt .... lead carpenter
Jane Gottschlag .... paint foreman
Jurgen Gottschlag .... paint coordinator
Harry Griffin-Beale .... construction coordinator
Brant Lindroos .... lead dresser
Susan Parker .... graphics (as Suki Parker)
Don A. Pearson .... lead carpenter
James Purvis .... assistant set decorator
John Quesenberry .... construction foreman
Grant Wildi .... lead carpenter
Maurice Woodworth .... on-set dresser
Sound Department
Adam Boyd .... sound effects editor
Jacqueline Cristianini .... supervising sound editor (as Jacqueline Christianini)
David M. Cyr .... sound mixer (as David Cyr)
Dario DiSanto .... foley editor
Real Gauvreau .... sound designer (as Réal Gauvreau)
Real Gauvreau .... supervising sound editor (as Réal Gauvreau)
Kirby Jinnah .... dialogue editor
Mark Klausmayer .... sound re-recording mixer
Philip J. MacCormick .... boom operator (as Phil MacCormick)
Laurie Melhus .... audio post coordinator
Iain Pattison .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul A. Sharpe .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Steve Fink .... prosthetics technician
Dan Keeler .... special effects coordinator
Troy Keepence .... special effects assistant
James Kozier .... special effects technician
Harry Tomsic .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
David Alexander .... lead cgi artist
Steve Avoujageli .... technical director
Derek Beckles .... visual effects post coordinator
Barb Benoit .... lead compositor
Kathryn Bolt .... digital compositor
Janeen Elliott .... digital compositor
Aruna Inversin .... digital compositor
Inna Itkin .... modeler
Inna Itkin .... texture artist
Kimberley Liptrap .... 3D artist
Seth Martiniuk .... digital compositor
Alec McClymont .... 3D artist: GVFX
Sarah McMurdo .... visual effects coordinator
Rachel Mina .... lead 3D artist
Sarah Norton .... digital compositor
Parastu Rezaie .... digital animator
Carrie Richardson .... visual effects post coordinator
Mark Savela .... visual effects supervisor
Joshua Sherrett .... digital artist
Joel Skeete .... lead compositor
Rick Smith .... digital compositor: GVFX
Robert Waterworth .... visual effects artist
Chris Wren .... conceptual artist
George L. Wright .... compositor
Kyle Yoneda .... lead cgi artist
Mark Antoniuk .... stunts
Brett Armstrong .... stunts
Scott J. Ateah .... stunt coordinator (as Scott Ateah)
Koenraad Beugelink .... stunt double
Mike Desabrais .... stunt double
Leanne Hindle .... stunts (as Leanne Buchanan)
Leslie McMichael .... stunt double
Steven McMichael .... stunt coordinator
Steven McMichael .... stunt double
Gerald Paetz .... stunt double: Dulann
T.M. Sandulak .... stunt double: Tirk
Darryl Scheelar .... stunt double: Kafta
Kimani Ray Smith .... stunts (as Kimani Smith)
Camera and Electrical Department
Warren Bruce .... generator operator
George Campbell .... gaffer
Anita Eglseder .... first assistant camera: second camera
Dave Ferreira .... best boy grip
Phil Helmer .... electrician
Francis Kramer .... first assistant camera
Robin Lindala .... assistant camera
Jill MacLauchlan .... camera operator: second camera
John Marilley-Bodner .... electrician
Keith Mukai .... rigging gaffer
Aaron Platt .... second assistant camera: second camera
Eike Schroter .... still photographer
Simon Smith .... dolly grip
Richard Walden .... camera operator
Neil Wildman .... best boy electric
John Zulinski .... key grip
David Kohler .... lamp operator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Sandra Couldwell .... extras casting
Meg Liberman .... casting: USA
Camille H. Patton .... casting: USA (as Cami Patton)
Tim Payne .... casting assistant: USA
Lisa Ystrom .... casting associate: USA
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dallas Bittner .... costumer
Zoya Niechoda .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Ernie Moser .... color timer
Willy A. Wilson .... assistant editor (as William A. Wilson)
Music Department
Edgar Rothermich .... music producer
Edgar Rothermich .... music recordist
Transportation Department
Ron Gavin .... transportation captain
Ian 'Moss' Urquhart .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Kaare Anderson .... stand-in
Sara Barnes .... craft service
Sara Barnes .... medic
Terence Chase .... security captain
Brodie Davison .... set supervisor
Gerry Durand .... stand-in
Phaedra Eccleston .... assistant production coordinator
Carol Jensen .... assistant accountant
Patricia Johnson .... unit publicist
Wendy Mclean .... script supervisor
Carol Schafer .... production coordinator
Beverly Wiens .... production accountant

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Legend of the Rangers: Babylon 5" - USA (promotional title)
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90 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
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This takes place in March 2265.See more »
Revealing mistakes: When David is thrown against a bulkhead during his fight with Minister Kafta the metal wall wrinkles on impact, revealing it to be a cushioned barrier.See more »
[first lines]
Captain Bart Gregg:Status?
Dulann:Engine's damaged. 20% capacity. Automatic weapons tracking system disabled.
Captain Bart Gregg:David, how many left?
David Martel:Six. Lead ship's coming around for another pass.
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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Wow--what a bad script!, 25 January 2008
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

I love Babylon 5. I have seen every episode of the series and the movies as well--so it's obvious that I really care about this show. Heck, I even saw the spin-off series, CRUSADE--that's how much I love the show!! And, in light of this love, it really hurt to watch such a seriously flawed and inferior product as THE LEGEND OF THE RANGERS. I guess that after having written so much that the series creator, writer and executive producer J. Michael Straczynski finally was due for a fall as this is easily the worst of the Babylon pantheon.

So why was it so bad? Well, the fundamental idea of a new spin-off series wasn't the problem--this movie could have led to a decent series. However, the characters and writing just weren't up to snuff. Particular problems were a very, very predictable plot through at least the first half in which time and again I found myself guessing exactly what would happen next. In fact, my wife and I were both very accurately telling what would happen next because it all seemed so unoriginal and clichéd. Fortunately, it did improve later and I did like the escape pod sequences. In addition, the weapons officer and her gimmicky way of fighting was just embarrassingly bad and silly. She was completely one-dimensional and the fighting sequences made me cringe--they were THAT bad.

So what you have left wasn't without some merit and I guess it is a passable 90 minutes of entertainment--but just barely. My advice is that if you are a Babylon 5 geek (like me), then by all means watch it. Otherwise--skip it and watch the series.

By the way--take a look at all the ratings for this film. Like many popular sci-fi TV shows or movies (such as Star Trek or Star Wars), there are a small number of mindless zombies who declare that EVERY episode and EVERY movie is an artistic masterpiece--giving ALL OF THEM 10s!!! Now if you liked this movie, I have no argument with you. But, to take an obviously flawed movie that is clearly inferior to the previous series and films and STILL give it a 10 is just ludicrous. These zombies, I assume, are like cult members who CANNOT objectively rate anything from the series and think by giving EVERYTHING a 10 that they are somehow "helping" the show or being loyal. I am sure my harsh words will draw many "not helpful" ratings, but I don't care--the casual viewer needs to know that some reviews can't be trusted.

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