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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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André Hennicke ...
Hunter Leader (as André M. Hennicke)
Friederike Kempter ...
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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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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 »

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Amazing! Totally unexpected!
28 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I went into this film not knowing much about it to be honest. I was really only interested in it when I heard it was set in space. This film is one of the most terrifying action/horror/sci-fi movies I have seen in a very long time, but that's not the best part! The best part is the intriguing story with some amazing twists! Some are obvious and at least one is just completely unexpected, but none of them feel overly typical. Ben Foster is really really good in this and I must say that he is getting much better at picking roles, with 3:10 to Yuma and now this! One thing that really stuck out to me also, was how much some of it reminded me of the game Dead Space, don't read into that too much as far as story goes, it's just that there are a few elements that I think were inspired by the game, and if you have played Dead Space, I think you will know what I mean when you see it. This movie was good, really good, and finally gave me the space horror/fiction fix I have been craving since the last good space movie, Sunshine, by Danny Boyle. Go see this movie!


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