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Pandorum (2009)

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A pair of crew members aboard a spaceship wake up with no knowledge of their mission or their identities.

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Cast

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Shepard
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Hunter Leader (as André M. Hennicke)
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Evalon
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Insane Officer 'Eden' (as Niels Bruno Schmidt)
Asia Luna Mohmand ...
Childhunter (as Luna Mohmand)
Delphine Chuillot ...
Young Bower's Mother
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Young Bower's Father
Julian Rappe ...
Young Bower
Domenico D'Ambrosio ...
Wounded Officer 'Eden'
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Storyline

Two crew members are stranded on a spacecraft and quickly - and horrifically - realize they are not alone. Two astronauts awaken in a hyper-sleep chamber aboard a seemingly abandoned spacecraft. It's pitch black, they are disoriented, and the only sound is a low rumble and creak from the belly of the ship. They can't remember anything: Who are they? What is their mission? With Lt. Payton staying behind to guide him via radio transmitter, Cpl. Bower ventures deep into the ship and begins to uncover a terrifying reality. Slowly the spacecraft's shocking, deadly secrets are revealed...and the astronauts find their own survival is more important than they could ever have imagined. Written by Overture Films

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Worlds End. Fear Survives. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 September 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Пандорум  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$33,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,424,126, 27 September 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,330,853, 19 November 2009
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Trivia

Pandorum supposedly refers to Orbital Dysfunctional Syndrome. It is a psychotic break which takes place amongst ship's captains when they become convinced a mission is cursed, essentially a descent into madness brought on by the pressures of life in space impinging on an individual's sense of paranoia. This is a completely fictional condition. See more »

Goofs

Pandorum being a kind of 'space madness' developed by exposure to space is put into doubt by what the audience learns in the final scenes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Recorded Voice: You're all that's left of us. Good luck, God bless, and godspeed.
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Crazy Credits

The initial end credits intersperse with interiors of the Elysium. As well as some slight video static with the scrolling credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Elysium (2013) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Worth the money.. no really heh
26 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

Better than you'd expect. I was shocked that movies like this.. can still sell and be good enough to watch. The theater was packed. Nobody was disappointed. Grade A- acting. Intense action! New superstars will emerge from this one. I won't spoil it by telling you who. You'll see. Rating >> 8.1

Antibodies director Christian Alvart takes suspense into space with this tale of two astronauts who realize that they aren't alone as they drift into the darkest corners of our galaxy. Awakening in their hyper-sleep chamber with no memory of who they are or what their mission is, disoriented astronauts Lt. Payton (Dennis Quaid) and Corporal Bower (Ben Foster) gradually surmise that they are the only ones aboard the darkened spacecraft. But how did they get here, and what are those strange sounds coming from the belly of the ship? The only way out of their hyper-sleep chamber is a narrow air shaft, and the only one small enough to climb through it is Corporal Bower. As the younger of the two space travelers shimmies inside, the older remains behind to offer guidance on the radio transmitter. But the deeper Corporal Bower ventures into the ship, the more apparent it becomes that something horrible has happened. Could it be that the survival of the entire human race rests in the hands of these two astronauts stuck on a lonely ship in deep space?


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