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Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning (2005)

The future looks bleak for Captain Pirk. Originally from the far future, he traveled back to save the world, but was shipwrecked on the 21st century. The world of the past is a dangerous ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Antti Satama ...
Tiina Routamaa ...
Lieutenant Swagger
Samuli Torssonen ...
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Karoliina Blackburn ...
P-Fleet Science Officer
Seppo Honkanen ...
P-Fleet Scientist
Sonja Sjöblom ...
Girl at Burger Joint
Santeri Humina ...
Her Boyfriend
Ville Vuorensola ...
Gangbanger
Rudi Airisto ...
Niklas Vainio ...
Talok
Esa Jaatinen ...
Guard at Research Facility
Pasi Rantala ...
Vladimir
Sami Vaittinen ...
Anatoli
Janos Honkonen ...
Sergei Fukov / Festerbester
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The future looks bleak for Captain Pirk. Originally from the far future, he traveled back to save the world, but was shipwrecked on the 21st century. The world of the past is a dangerous place and he is finding it difficult to convince the ladies he is, in fact, an intergalactic space hero from the future. To make things right Pirk comes up with a questionable plan to save mankind's future... Written by Rigi

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1 October 2005 (Finland)  »

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Star Wreck VI: In the Pirkinning  »

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€15,000 (estimated)
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The filmmakers originally wanted to use the CMX song 'Baikonur' for the end credits. However the planned online distribution was unprecedented in 2005 and made it impossible to secure copyright license for using an existing song. See more »

Goofs

In the original DVD release, after Pirk and the guys shoot the door into the basement of theantimatter research facility, the bullet holes on the door disappear when Dwarf's shoulder touches them. See more »

Quotes

Commander Dwarf: Tactical is still missing a chair!
Info: Now, we wouldn't want your powerful thigh muscles to atrophy.
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Spoofs Babylon 5 (1994) See more »

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Heavy Jeff
Produced by Lauri Lepokorpi
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Excellent!!
21 August 2005 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

No spoilers here :) A very funny and multi-layer film for the fan of science fiction. Nothing like this has ever been made in Finland, and this is bound to put Finland on the sci-fi -map.

Some of the humor is very Finnish, a lot universal :) The structure of the film is nicely thought through and executed, with an ending that left me wondering if there is to be a sequel :) Considering that the actors excluding two or three if I am correct, were all amateurs, friends and volunteer fans, the movie was very skilfully over-acted and cast to the best possible Star Wreck -style. The actors were all charming and sure to win you over. To be noted that this is the 6th Star Wreck film made.

The effects are excellent, the war scenes actually do work in spite of the comedy nature which is never made cliché or a boring repetition, a pitfall of many parodies. Two thumbs-up for the music as well.

Hard to believe that this wasn't made by professionals.

All in all, a well-made full-length feature film.

Must-see for all sci-fi fans!


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