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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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Insane Officer 'Eden' (as Niels Bruno Schmidt)
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Childhunter (as Luna Mohmand)
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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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mission | survival | radio | spaceship | space | See more »

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Don't fear the end of the world. Fear what happens next.


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:

Pandorum - L'universo parallelo  »

Box Office

Budget:

$33,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£346,097 (UK) (2 October 2009)

Gross:

$10,326,062 (USA) (13 November 2009)
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Trivia

The name of the ship, 'Elysium', means a place or state of perfect happiness. In Greek mythology, the preferred heroes of the gods were transported to Elysium, their final resting place at the ends of the Earth. This is a figurative interpretation of the journey to Tanis, the Earth-like planet considered to be the paradise for the "chosen". See more »

Goofs

In the suit of one of Eden's crew members it reads Kreska, however, in his respective hibernation chamber it reads Kresca, with C. 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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The initial end credits intersperse with interiors of the Elysium. As well as some slight video static with the scrolling credits. See more »

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Aliens meet The Descent!!!
26 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I simply loved the posters for PANDORUM, they were edgy and graphic enough to make me want to give this movie a shot even thou i'm not a Dennis Quaid fan at all. I gave it a shot earlier today and i have to say it was a pretty good movie.

PANDORUM is your classic outer space scifi movie which we really haven't had for sometime. I do have to say the aliens kind of reminded me of the creatures in the movie DESCENT just with armor. The movie itself had a feel of the original ALIEN movie. Now to what I enjoyed about this movie was the way the story evolved into a edge of your seat thriller with twist after twist. The story is what separates this from other spaceship, scifi movies. Even leaves the viewer thinking "what if" this happens. PANDORUM is a good way to enter this fall season. Great story, good effects, easy story to follow, just enough gore to satisfy everyone and not to much Dennis Quaid to make me happy!


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