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Sky Pirates (1986)

Air force Lieutenant Harris starts for a flight to Boa Boa, on board Reverend Mitchell with a box containing a part of a top-secret extraterrestrial key. They get lost in a supernatural ... See full summary »

Director:

Colin Eggleston

Writers:

John D. Lamond (screenplay and story) (as John Lamond), Rob Mowbray (additional material) (as Rob Moubray) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Hargreaves ... Lt.Harris
Meredith Phillips Meredith Phillips ... Melanie Mitchell
Max Phipps ... Savage
Bill Hunter ... O'Reilly
Simon Chilvers ... Rev. Mitchell
Alex Scott ... Gen. Hackett
David Parker David Parker ... Hayes
Adrian Wright Adrian Wright ... Valentine
Peter Cummins Peter Cummins ... Col. Brien
Tommy Dysart Tommy Dysart ... Bartender
Arron Wayne Cull Arron Wayne Cull ... Logan (as Wayne Cull)
Alex Menglet Alex Menglet ... Sullivan
Nigel Bradshaw Nigel Bradshaw ... Spencer
Chris Gregory Chris Gregory ... Appleton
John Murphy John Murphy ... Gus
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Storyline

Air force Lieutenant Harris starts for a flight to Boa Boa, on board Reverend Mitchell with a box containing a part of a top-secret extraterrestrial key. They get lost in a supernatural storm and find themselves after an emergency landing in kind of a Bermuda triangle, 5,000 miles off their course. Home again, no one believes Harris' story, and his crew suspiciously denies it too. Harris is thrown in jail, but manages to escape. Together with Mitchell's daughter he seeks the lost part of the key and its secret. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Adventure | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1986 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Dakota Harris See more »

Filming Locations:

Australia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This picture was part of a cycle of films in the Indiana Jones mold which were made after the box-office success of Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). The movies included Sky Pirates (1986), King Solomon's Mines (1985), Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold (1986), River of Death (1989), High Road to China (1983), Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984). See more »

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Worse than I remember
9 June 2000 | by waynerSee all my reviews

I actually saw this at the theatre 14 years ago. Then I decided it was the worse movie ever, man did watching it on video not disappoint. What can I say, terrible story, mediocre acting, and dialog as bad as something that I would write. Probably the least suspenseful ending I have ever seen. I would not recommend wasting the 90 minutes on it.


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