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Painkiller Jane (2005)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Drama, Sci-Fi  |  10 December 2005 (USA)
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Jane, a young soldier, is exposed to a biochemical weapon that endows her with self-healing powers. She uses her abilities to fight crime while eluding the military.

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After an army unit is exposed to a biochemical weapon, everyone is killed except one young woman. She not only recovers from the exposure but has developed the ability to recover from any type of injury within days. After discovering that the army is not trying to help cure her, but rather is experimenting on her to develop a serum to be used on other soldiers, she escapes. Obviously the army wants to hunt her down and get her back under their security. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Blue: Dude, I'm telling you, look, there's something weird about her.
Nick: What, like Jerry Springer weird?
Blue: No, no, no, no, no. I'm talking E.T., Area 51, brother from another planet type weird.
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Good Pilot, Embarrassingly Poor Military References
22 December 2005 | by (San Francisco, California, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a reasonable TV pilot. I would even watch the series if only the SciFi channel would hire a military consultant to sufficiently cultivate the illusion of realism.

Here are my military complaints: (1) The uniforms do not match the depicted branch of service. (2) The mixed-gender assault element in the beginning of the film is unbelievable. (3) The Aliens-style crab-walk-with-a-rifle does not pass even school-children's idea of tactical muster.

The protagonist is believable in other respects, not to mention physically attractive without crossing the 1950's Amazon Action Heroine threshold. The directing seemed inspired, the casting excellent, and the acting well above the level demanded by the mediocre script!

Ich_Yama's SciFi-meter:

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(World: Present/near-future)

(Preference: Conspiracy theorists)


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