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The Dark Side of the Moon (1990)

In 2022, a repair crew is sent to fix an orbital weapon but their spaceship malfunctions and ends up heading towards the dark side of the moon. There, in a mysterious, seemingly abandoned space shuttle, a sinister force lies in wait.

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D.J. Webster

Writers:

Carey W. Hayes (as Carey Hayes), Chad Hayes
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Cast

Cast overview:
Robert Sampson ... Flynn Harding
Will Bledsoe Will Bledsoe ... Giles Stewart
Joe Turkel ... Paxton Warner
Camilla More ... Lesli
John Diehl ... Philip Jennings
Wendy MacDonald Wendy MacDonald ... Alex McInny
Alan Blumenfeld ... Dreyfuss Steiner
Ken Lesco Ken Lesco ... Michael C. Gotier (as Kenneth R. Lesco)
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Storyline

It is the year 2022. A mysterious systems failure causes the crew of a spaceship to be stranded on the dark side of the moon, while rapidly running out of fuel and oxygen. They are surprised to discover a NASA space shuttle floating in space, and board it in the hope of salvaging some supplies. One by one, the crew is possessed and killed, and it is up to Paxton Warner to find the links between the dark side of the moon, the Bermuda Triangle, and the Devil himself. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 May 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

666 il triangolo maledetto See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Wildstreet Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Trivia

R. Christopher Biggs originally wanted to do more elaborate make-up on the people who get possessed in this film. See more »

Goofs

Lesli the android/computer refers to "The Holy Bible. The Book of Revelations." It is in fact, the "Book of Revelation" (singular). See more »

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Title Card: The year, 2022. The maintenance ship SPACECORE 1 is on a routine "refab" mission. The refabs are fixers. Their purpose is to repair nuclear-armed satellites orbiting high above the earth. Due to the atomic capabilities of these satellites, refabbing is considered dangerous... Very dangerous.
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Connections

Referenced in The Player (1992) See more »

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Not that bad really...
20 May 2001 | by trekkie-11See all my reviews

This movie scared me senseless some ten years ago when I watched it with a friend! Thus I had no reason at all not to see it now that I got the opportunity to watch it again!

My opinion of it now, ten years later? Well, of course it is not at all as scary, but it is not that bad! I've seen several space-thrillers not getting anywhere close to this one. Nice claustrophobic atmosphere through the entire movie and an ending not too predictable!

If you're bored and want something to watch to pass time, this is a very good choice in my opinion.


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