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Slipstream (1989)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2 June 1989 (Ireland)
In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, ... See full summary »

Director:

Steven Lisberger (as Steven M. Lisberger)

Writer:

Tony Kayden (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Peck ... Byron
Mark Hamill ... Tasker
Kitty Aldridge ... Belitski
Bill Paxton ... Matt Owens
Susan Leong Susan Leong ... Abigail
Alkis Kritikos Alkis Kritikos ... Cook 'Petrois'
Tony Alleff Tony Alleff ... Bartender
Ricco Ross ... 1st Man at Table
George Camiller ... 2nd Man at Table
Diana Defries Diana Defries ... Woman Construction Worker
Gay Baynes Gay Baynes ... Rosie
Robbie Coltrane ... Montclaire
Paul Reynolds ... Travis
Eris Akman Eris Akman ... Blind Boy's Father
Eleanor David ... Ariel
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In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, planning to get the bounty himself. These in turn try to hunt the two men down. Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

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The world we know has been changed. Not by man, but by nature itself. See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Ricco Ross and Bill Paxton appeared in Aliens (1986). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Will Tasker: It's over! It's finished! End of chase!
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Alternate Versions

The Japanese VHS of the film has the complete 103 minute version of the film. See more »

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Referenced in Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) See more »

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Motenjive
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Written by Mike Carubia
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Underrated Sci Fi
9 September 2006 | by vampi1960See all my reviews

Slipstream is one of those underrated sci fi movies that deserves more attention.it has a very good cast;mark hammil(star wars)bill Paxton(titanic)bob peck(Jurassic park)f Murray Abraham(amadaus)and a brief appearance by the great Ben Kingsley.i seen slipstream recently and enjoyed it.i wont give away the plot but like one reviewer said it must be watched a second time to be really appreciated.its pure sci fi. and mark hammil is outstanding as the tough bounty hunter a stretch from playing Luke sky walker in the first 3 star wars films.bill Paxton plays a wise cracking cocky would be bounty hunter.slipstream is always on those cheaply priced sci fi DVD collection dvds.i found it for 5 dollars from st Clair vision called tales from the future,it also features metropolis,things to come,lost world,journey to the center of time,unknown world,day time ended,frozen alive,and in the year2889. not bad for 5 bucks too bad it contains a badly edited print of metropolis.but for 5 bucks you do get some pretty good films.i give slipstream 7 out of 10.fact;slipstream was never released theatrically in the USA.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 June 1989 (Ireland) See more »

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Dolby | 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)

Color:

Color | Color (Rankcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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