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Moontrap (1989)

The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Col. Jason Grant
... Ray Tanner
... Mera
Robert Kurcz ... Koreman
John J. Saunders ... Barnes
Reavis Graham ... Haskell
... Beck
Judy Levitt ... Intrepid Commander
Reuben Yabuku ... Intrepid Pilot
Doug Childs ... Grant's Son
Mariafae Mytnyk ... Research Assistant
James A. Courtney ... Lieutenant (as James Courtney)
Tony Abruzzo ... Soldier #1
Tom Whalen ... Soldier #2
Pat Carozzo ... Waitress
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The Space Shuttle returns to earth, but some of the equipment brought back on it begins to behave strangely. Scientists are unsure what is happening, and decide to take all necessary precautions. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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8 June 1989 (West Germany)  »

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Ksiezycowa pulapka  »

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Trivia

Because the "moondust" was actually quick-set concrete powder, there was always a sign at the set proclaiming "No Liquids!" See more »

Goofs

The scientist claims the corpse and the pod retrieved from the spaceship have been Carbon 14-dated to be 14,000 years old. But the Carbon 14 method only works for creatures/objects that lived/were created in the Earth's atmosphere. See more »

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Col. Jason Grant: Oh, Christ. That's what we are - spare parts.
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Near the end of the closing credits, audio is heard of Jason speaking to a NASA official about any possible debris of the spacecraft possibly falling to Earth. See more »

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References Top Gun (1986) See more »

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Gotta Get Next to You
Music by Joseph LoDuca (as Joe Lo Duca)
Lyrics by Rita Cox
Performed by Michael Nehra
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good flick with some weird ideas
13 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

i loved this movie and not for a post ST Koenig or evil dead Campbell, but because it had a strange twist on what may have happened to earth in the past, they were prob the legends of Atlantis and shows us a idea of why we should not let our toys get smarter then the ones who build them. yes there are a lot of poor cheesy jokes and the plot was lame in places but over all it was a good flick if a bit gory in the reuse of humans for parts. It does have a lot in common with terminator, aliens and virus but sci-fi does have a tend to copy it self, but if you want to see a good film with some good ideas then this one is for you, it is a thrill ride if you don't think to hard


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