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Star Runners (2009)

TV Movie  -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  13 June 2009 (USA)
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Given a undercover government mission to retrieve a "crate" from a distant planet, TY JOHNS and LEI CHEN find that they must smuggle not a crate, but a woman off world -- and when their ... See full summary »

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Tycho 'Ty' Johns
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Lei Chen (as James Kyson Lee)
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Asta
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Atanas Srebrev ...
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Hristo Mitzkov ...
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Lyekka
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Kai
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Bilal
Velislav Pavlov ...
Nikopol
George Zlatarev ...
Yuri Koralev
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Stark
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Uncle (as Nicky Sotirov)
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Given a undercover government mission to retrieve a "crate" from a distant planet, TY JOHNS and LEI CHEN find that they must smuggle not a crate, but a woman off world -- and when their rocket-ship crash-lands on a planet packed with vicious giant alien bugs, they'll need all the cunning and ferocity they possess to stay alive... Written by Svetlio Svilenov

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The character names Nikopol and Bilal were taken from the last names of character Alcide Nikopol and artist Enki Bilal. The character is the main character in the Nikopol trilogy of comics by Enki Bilal. This includes the movies "Immortel (ad vitam)" and the computer game "Nikopol: Secrets of the Immortals". See more »

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"Star Runners" is what happens when you take every science fiction movie or TV series of the past three decades, put them in a blender, then take the result and set it on fire. The best part of watching this movie is identifying which sci-fi franchise they're ripping off at the moment. It may be Star Wars in one scene, Firefly in the next, then Starship Troopers and Aliens down the line. At least with this film, the Sci-Fi Channel blew most of their budget hiring a couple of decent actors, Star Trek: Enterprise's Connor Trinneer, and Heroes' James Kyson Lee. Of course, most of the rest of the cast comes from various former Soviet republics. But that's okay, because Star Runners is probably the best Sci-Fi Original Movie to come out yet... Not that that's saying much.


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