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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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Minister Kafta claims to serve an organization called The Hand. The Hand is a fictional villainous organization in the Marvel Comics universe. The Hand first appeared in Daredevil volume 1 #168 (January, 1981).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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Follows Babylon 5: The Gathering (1993) (TV)See more »


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27 out of 36 people found the following review useful.
Please, Mr. S.- let B5 rest in peace!, 10 December 2004
Author: Orcini from Queens, NY

Let me start off by saying I love Babylon 5- the first four seasons anyway.

What appealed to me was its long-story format, the epic taking years to unfold, full of lore, myth, and detailed characters that evolved and changed over time.

I would suggest to J.M. Straczynski that he create some new sort of epic. Babylon 5 was a great story. But one of the things that make stories great is that they have a beginning, a middle, and an end. It ended. Let it be. Perhaps the book trilogies that continue the Babylon 5 canon would make good miniseries- such as "Legions of Fire" or the Psy-Cop trilogy. What is NOT needed is another "adventure of the week" series in the B5 universe. It obviously did not work with "Crusade." Why should it work here? The format is so similar to Crusade (a ship of people zipping around the galaxy having adventures) that one wonders if they were simply planning on using unaired "Crusade" scripts to cut writing costs.

The tele-movie's biggest flaw is that it has no plot whatsoever. A ship full of very young Rangers is sent on a mission to protect some diplomats. For some reason, bad guys attack them. Our heroes spend the movie outwitting the baddies. However, these bad guys are merely working for THE bad guys- who are described as bigger and badder and older than the Shadows.

No imagination there.

The next flaw is the concept itself. The Rangers on B5 were spiritual, dedicated, fighters, sort of like Jedi Knights. A few were sent here and there to protect the peace, to run covert operations and gather intelligence, to be a revered force working mostly behind the scenes. Keep in mind that Sinclair created them based on the Rangers of Tolkien lore. Instead, these Rangers- who seem as if they came out of your typical "space-marine" movie- now serve on crews of their own ships, going out on adventures of the week- I mean assignments.

The characters are dull cardboard cutouts. We have a captain that looks like he just finished playing high-school football, a hot-but-tough weapons officer, a cheeky second in command (who sees the ghosts that the ship is- for some reason- haunted with.) One crew member is so dimwitted that one can't possibly imagine him being a Ranger (One of his twelve lines is, "I lift big things.") G'Kar is in this movie as the guest star to link us to B5. He really serves no purpose to the story. Sadly, he is the only interesting person in the entire show.

Last, but not least, are the virtual space fights. This is so terrible. How could anyone seriously have gone along with this concept? The weapons officer enters the VR fighting unit, where she is blue-screened against a star field. When the bad ships come, she literally kung-fu fights them. Fireballs shoot from her virtual hands and feet, which is actually the ship firing at it's enemies. Were there any viewers who were not on the floor, curled in a ball, laughing hysterically? I really don't think this was the creators' intention.

Again. I love B5, and the B5 Universe. But it's over. Please let it rest in peace, Mr. Straczynski, and concentrate your efforts elsewhere. Please.

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