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The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury (2004)

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This story opens with the new action hero and the two other survivors of Pitch Black already caught by a giant spaceship filled with dread. The sinewy leader has a unique--and creepy--jail ... See full summary »



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Cast overview:
Jack (voice)
Junner (voice)
Chillingsworth (voice)
Toombs (voice)
Skiff A.I. (voice)
Sarge ...
Escort Merc (voice)
Julia Fletcher ...
Lab tech (voice) (as Hedy Burgess)
Andrew Philpot ...
Tech (voice) (as Andy Philpot)
Lead Merc (voice)


This story opens with the new action hero and the two other survivors of Pitch Black already caught by a giant spaceship filled with dread. The sinewy leader has a unique--and creepy--jail for master villains and she has her sights set on Riddick. And Jack as they cross paths with a ship of body hunters and are brought on board. The captain of the ship, Chillingsworth has an interesting hobby - she captures wanted criminals and makes living statues of them. Written by Anthony Pereyra {}

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Also Known As:

Crónicas de Riddick - Fúria Negra  »

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The purpose of the short film was to bridge the 5 year gap between "Pitch Black" and "The Chronicles of Riddick". See more »


Richard B. Riddick: Get her on her feet.
Abu 'Imam' al-Walid: I cannot see!
Richard B. Riddick: You don't want to.
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Nice bridging, cool anime
27 November 2004 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

I was a big fan of the bizarro Aeon Flux back in the 90's and director Peter Chung brings that wonderful style to the universe of Riddick (much like he did in The Animatrix).

Dark Fury is a small story set between Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick (which I haven't seen) in which Riddick, Jack and Abu dock their scout vessel with an ominous and evil ship filled with frozen Mercs and run by a vicious female overlord with a perverted idea of imprisonment.

The whole thing is basically an excuse for some quick violence but it's entertaining and expands upon the Riddick universe in interesting ways. I can see why Vin Diesel chose this franchise over TFATF and xXx.

The DVD is in non-anamorphic (!) 1.85:1 widescreen with Dolby 5.1 sound and a bunch of whogivesadamn extras.

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