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Battle Planet (2008)

 -  Sci-Fi  -  2 November 2008 (USA)
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In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest... See full summary »

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Panhandler
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Gen. Wakgen
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Cmdr. Brandon Thaine
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Shelly Walker
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Lt. Myian
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Harris
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Kane
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Rasha
Dianne Kwon ...
Mitch
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Gen. Baenesh
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Strike Leader Jackson
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In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest possible traitors to the Alliance, Strider must survive with only a government issued experimental suit as protection. Eventually Strider discovers that he has been double crossed: The mission is an experiment to test the suit, which he cannot take off. Written by Pridedyanky

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The Suit: I detect no intelligent life forms in our sector.
Jordan Strider: That better not be an attempt at humor.
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Stay Back
Written by Jason Miller, Ulrich Hepperlin and Michael Miller
Performed by Godhead
Courtesy of Trinity of Relative Evil Music
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An Enjoyable Low Budget Late Night Sci-Fi treat
11 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes-- the budget is low. This isn't Star Wars. This isn't Galactica. And other reviewers have pointed out its other flaws. . .

And yes-- the acting is wooden.

But folks! This is an intelligent Sci-Fi ACTION film that actually takes a STORY and puts it before you. The FX (Weapons, ships) are measured and to the point. The alien make-up is very good and consistent. The snatches of back-story gives you a hint of politics and secrecy to give the story some added depth. And the STORY actually holds your attention.

A Man on a classified Mission in a Suit endowed with Artificial Intelligence to find a terrorist on an untrammeled world runs into complications, not the least of which is the Suit in which he finds himself prisoner. It's refreshing. It's different.

And the Suit. . .Not Bad.

Those of you who actually READ Science Fiction-- just suspend your belief and watch. You will find it enjoyable. For the rest of you: It's a 'B' Movie, Not a Hollywood Box Office Blow-out. Just because it's 'B' does not make it 'Bad'. And best of all, the movie works because the actors are truly letting the movie tell it's story. Zack Ward and the other actors take the script seriously and they are giving it a professional send-up. And that's what makes this movie work.

Lower your expectations. Watch this one on a late Friday Night after a hard week at work. Have Chips and Dip on the couch with you. Just enjoy it!


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