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Oblivion (1994)

On this planet, it's Cowboys and Aliens.

Director:

Sam Irvin

Writers:

Charles Band (original story), John Rheaume (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Joseph Paul ... Zack Stone
Jackie Swanson ... Mattie Chase
Andrew Divoff ... Redeye / Einstein
Meg Foster ... Stell Barr
Isaac Hayes ... Buster
Julie Newmar ... Miss Kitty
Carel Struycken ... Gaunt
George Takei ... Doc Valentine
Musetta Vander ... Lash
Jimmie F. Skaggs ... Buteo
Irwin Keyes ... Bork
Mike Genovese ... Marshall Stone
Frank Roman Frank Roman ... Wormhole
Jeff Moldovan Jeff Moldovan ... Spanner
Joe Muzio Joe Muzio ... Two Head
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Storyline

Zack Stone must return to Oblivion after his father is killed by the evil Red Eye. Zack is a pacifist but Oblivion needs a new sheriff to foil Red Eye and his gang of hellions. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Getting Out in Impossible. Going In is Insane. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence, some sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Full Movie on Hulu

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1994 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Welcome to Oblivion See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Full Moon Entertainment See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Filmed back-to-back with Backlash: Oblivion 2. See more »

Quotes

Zack Stone: This world dries up your soul.
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Referenced in Psycho Sisters (1998) See more »

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FullMoon's buried nugget
5 February 2012 | by amesmondeSee all my reviews

Set in the year 3031 on a frontier planet light years away from Earth, a bizarre gang of desperadoes set on turning the tumbleweed town of Oblivion into their own private haven.

Made nearly 20 years before the arguably pretentious Cowboys and Aliens, Oblivion is an obscure FullMoon nugget. Although the costumes and sets appear cheap they're fitting enough in this outlandish western futuristic alien tale.  Despite the offbeat humour and pacing director Sam Irvin gives us forcefields, cyborgs, fistfights, spaceships, guns, gadgets and giant Harryhausen- like scorpions. Oblivion is an 90s film with and 1980's b-feel and 70s stock soundtrack heart. 

The 'Biff Tannen' villain Redeye played by Andrew Divoff makeup is effective. There's an odd mix pop-culture cast including Batman's Julie Newmar, Star Treks George Takei, singing legend Isaac Hayes, Master of the Universe and They Live's Meg Foster to name a few. There's also a leather-clad whip sporting  Musetta Vander who looks particularly fetching. 

If you like B-films and enjoy the unlikely list of genre crossovers Oblivion is the closest you'll get to a live action BraveStarr.


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