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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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Bishop
Atanas Srebrev ...
Santen
Hristo Mitzkov ...
Hicks
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Lyekka
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Hudson
Mike Johnson ...
Kai
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Velislav Pavlov ...
Nikopol
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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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Connor Trinneer's character calls the a ship's computer "Daffy Bastard" during a ship damage scene. That is the exact name Bruce Willis' character Korben Dallas says to his flying taxi cab's computer after Leelo crashes through the roof of the cab in The Fifth Element (1997). See more »

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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.


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