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Starship (1984)

PG | | Sci-Fi | 4 April 1987 (USA)
Things are not going well on the mining planet Ordessa: the conditions are awful, the workers are disgruntled and the management is cracking down by using killer security robots. Only the ... See full summary »

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Roger Christian
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Cast

Credited cast:
Adam Cockburn Adam Cockburn ... School child
Tyler Coppin ... Detective Droid
Ralph Cotterill Ralph Cotterill ... Jowitt
Rebekah Elmaloglou ... Little girl
Tami James Tami James ... School child
Hugh Keays-Byrne ... Danny
Michelle Linley Michelle Linley ... School child
Arky Michael Arky Michael ... Dylan
Peter Morris Peter Morris ... Soufie
Ben Philips Ben Philips ... School child
Donogh Rees ... Abbie
John Rees John Rees ... Priest
Holly Robinson Holly Robinson ... School child
Deep Roy ... Grid
Arthur Sherman Arthur Sherman ... Controller
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Things are not going well on the mining planet Ordessa: the conditions are awful, the workers are disgruntled and the management is cracking down by using killer security robots. Only the underground resistence movement, led by Lorca, has a chance of turning around the brutal regime, but the management has hired Danny the bounty hunter to track him and his followers down. Will any of them stand a chance against the brutal hunter and his robot assistants? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Sci-Fi

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Country:

Australia | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

2084 See more »

Filming Locations:

New South Wales, Australia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Starcrap
5 August 2003 | by silentcheesedudeSee all my reviews

Yow, I remember this movie when it came out in the 80's. There I was, with a bunch of friends, I was about 15, popcorn in hand, expecting to see a great sci-fi movie at the theater.

We were all disappointed. The plot was totally unoriginal, the b-grade acting & the special effects were a let down. The masks they used for the bots were ugly, and the ship designs were bad. 18 years later, they stick in my head like a bad, umm, movie.

The whole underground resistance idea could have worked if they put more idea and thought into the story line and had somewhat of an interesting dialogue, but there is none worth remembering. To be fair, the movie is probably better then some of the garbage that we see today that passes as sci-fi, but that's not saying much.

3 out of 10


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