This movie features a character who is a descendant of the character played by Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, Hauer's Nick Randall... See full summary »
A Mad Max-esque post apocalyptic world provides the backdrop for a brutal, futuristic game resembling football. Rutger Hauer plays a disgraced former star leading a rag tag group of "... See full summary »
A man from L.A. gets a job as ecologist in Alaska's wilderness. He takes part in arresting and transporting a trapper wanted for murder. But the trapper Ben (Rutger Hauer) and his friends will do anything to free Ben.
In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is back and its after him.Written by
Preproduction for this film lasted only 21 days. See more »
Although the film is supposedly set in a flooded London, all the footage shot along the Thames, shows the water levels at a perfectly normal level. This is most evident when we see the Thames flood barrier, which is always shown open.
(The barrier was built in the early 80's to protect many London boroughs from rising sea levels) See more »
The famous Moody Blues song "Nights in White Satin" is credited as "Knights in White Satin". "Knights in White Satin" is the title of the Giorgio Moroder remake. See more »
The Japanese cut contains several additional scenes, mostly with Det. Dick Durkin's girlfriend Robin, whom he mentions in the film but she is never seen. Roberta Eaton, who plays her, is credited in all versions of the movie but all of her scenes were cut from all but the Japanese version. This extended cut has been released on DVD only in Germany. See more »
Yes, it's another futuristic doom and gloom type story and yes, the story is a little thin but it's fun regardless. I don't know if they meant for it to be a comedy but it's hilarious. Keep an eye and ear out for the one liners that are randomly tossed around during the course of the movie. You can't help but feel for the poor police chief. They didn't give him much to work with but he plays his role great. The way pre "Sex and the City" Kim Cattrall's acting is pretty bad but for this movie, passable. If you are looking for mindless entertainment and don't mind profanity, this is your type of movie. There is mild nudity and a lot of ketchup (ie: fake blood) splashed about so you might want to keep the little ones away from this one.
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