MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,217 this week

Star Runners (2009)

TV Movie  -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  13 June 2009 (USA)
4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 688 users  
Reviews: 15 user | 6 critic

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 »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 119 titles
created 20 May 2012
 
a list of 94 titles
created 30 Sep 2012
 
a list of 80 titles
created 30 Oct 2012
 
a list of 1166 titles
created 20 Dec 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 06 Jan 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Star Runners" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Star Runners (TV Movie 2009)

Star Runners (TV Movie 2009) on IMDb 4.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Star Runners.

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crimson Force (TV Movie 2005)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

The first space crew to land on Mars find themselves in the middle of a Martian civil war.

Director: David Flores
Stars: Tony Amendola, Taylor Mac Bowyer, Nina Salza Burns
Star Runner (2003)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Daniel Lee
Stars: Vanness Wu, Hyun-joo Kim, Shaun Tam
Bone Eater (TV Movie 2007)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

Ancient Native American legend of the Bone Eater rises up and begins terrorizing the local townspeople.

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Michael Horse, Adoni Maropis
Humanity's End (Video 2009)
Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

The last man in the universe is hunted down by a hybrid race known as the Nephilim.

Director: Neil Johnson
Stars: Jay Laisne, Rochelle Vallese, Cynthia Ickes
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.5/10 X  

At the end of mankind's greatest battle, empires will crumble, alliances will form, enemies will rise and heroes will fall. World's will end, and a new journey will begin.

Director: Jon Bonnell
Stars: Aaron Ginn-Forsberg, Davina Joy, Tamara McDaniel
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A prequel series, set 100 years before the original Star Trek series, which focuses on the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the formation of the Federation and the Earth-Romulan Wars. The series is set aboard the Earth ship Enterprise NX-01, captained by Jonathan Archer.

Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock
Swarmed (TV Movie 2005)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

The residents of a small town find themselves battling a swarm of hornets which has been sprayed by a super pesticide.

Director: Paul Ziller
Stars: Michael Shanks, Carol Alt, Richard Chevolleau
Mothman (TV Movie 2010)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.

Director: Sheldon Wilson
Stars: Jewel Staite, Connor Fox, Susie Abromeit
Comedy | Sci-Fi
Director: Steven L. Fawcette
Stars: Dina Meyer, Olivia d'Abo, Anne McDaniels
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

An experimental time machine opens a window into the future and mutated monsters (the Morlocks) use it to come back to the present and go on a murderous rampage.

Director: Matt Codd
Stars: David Hewlett, Daniel Caltagirone, Christina Cole
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

"1592. Four years after England's defeat of the Spanish Armada, tensions still run deep, especially between Sir Francis Drake, "The Queen's Pirate", and his lifelong nemesis, Captain Don ... See full summary »

Director: David Flores
Stars: Adrian Paul, Temuera Morrison, Wes Ramsey
Star Runner (TV Movie 1990)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Peter Sharp
Stars: Alison Bruce, Lawrence Dane, Angeline Neville
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Tycho 'Ty' Johns
...
Lei Chen (as James Kyson Lee)
...
Asta
...
...
Bishop
Atanas Srebrev ...
Santen
Hristo Mitzkov ...
Hicks
...
Lyekka
...
Hudson
Mike Johnson ...
Kai
...
Bilal
Velislav Pavlov ...
Nikopol
George Zlatarev ...
Yuri Koralev
...
Stark
...
Uncle (as Nicky Sotirov)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 June 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Termination Shock  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Speaking of ripoffs
15 November 2009 | by (Denver, CO, USA) – See all my reviews

Along with all the other ripoffs mentioned, I'd like to add Red October and Firefly to the list.

I know that there are valid reasons to copy a working formula, but to simply rip off random elements of several different creative works and blend them together into a single composite work, and do it successfully, requires true genius. Here, in a single movie, a new generation of TV viewers can be brought up to speed on all that Sci-Fi-dom has to offer! Of course, there is a fine line between genius and insanity....

Honestly, the movie is not the worst I've ever seen. It's just so sad that no one, today can come up with original material.


6 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Strangly ... not bad.. not great but not bad jamesbazhaw
Stormship Troopers rip off? luxmissus
Air Date? thejuggernautlives
Character Names wobber-1
Where can I buy star runners sarahlynnl200
Aahh… so many clichés, so little time…. Lilith_i
Discuss Star Runners (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?