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Oblivion (1994)

On this planet, it's Cowboys and Aliens.

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Sam Irvin

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

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Country:

USA | Romania

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1994 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Ultra Stereo

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Color
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At 45 minutes into the movie when Lash and Spanner are having a conversation outside the recently redecorated store, you'll see a flash on the screen. If you pause it at the right moment you'll see an image of Redeye right as they mention his name. See more »

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Zack Stone: This world dries up your soul.
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References The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) See more »

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Sci-fi western filmed in cheese-o-vision
8 January 2006 | by Vomitron_GSee all my reviews

Boy, this movie is like a circus: a variety of bizarre and colorful characters and events spiced up with fun & cheesy special effects. I think this movie might have created a total new subgenre on it's own by mixing sci-fi/western/comedy/horror/drama/revenge flicks all together. This movie spawned from production company Full Moon, which was at it's best - in my opinion - during the late eighties and the first half of the nineties. OBLIVION, though not their best movie, is a fine example of how crazy they can get.

We've got: Spaceships, a 19th century western town with money-machines, a green alien lizard-man with an eye-patch, a cyborg-deputy, a faggot-mariachi, giant stop-motion scorpions, an S&M/Gothic-babe with a whip (Musetta Vander can lick my neck anytime), an over-friendly grim-looking undertaker, an Indian with too much brown make-up and a bad long-hair wig, a drunk Japanese dude (George Takei giving us silly STAR TREK inside jokes), midgets in a barfight, a coffin-shaped coroner's house, pyramids (huh?), an empath protagonist, a poisonous Manh-Ding, Bingo on Thursdays, Indian magic, a grande finale in the Badlands,... ehr, I'm gonna stop now, 'cause the list's getting awful long here.

This movie also has a cameo by Isaac Hayes (the man can't act, but is funny as hell), a double roll by Andrew"Djinn"Divoff as the lizard-man Redeye and a dumb hustler Einstein (slightly hilarious) and a delicious performance by hot-babe-dressed-in-leather Musetta Vander as the whippin' Lash. (Musetta also stars in MANSQUITO, which is like a b-movie cross-over between THE FLY and MIMIC, so go see it, you pulpy movie-lovers!)

What about the story of OBLIVION? Hell, who needs a story if you got all the above-mentioned ingredients? But there is one, and it's full of stupid and funny dialogues and situations. I recommend this for 90 minutes of pure ridiculous nonsense. Now, somebody please give me the sequel, OBLIVION 2: BACKLASH. I have to see it!


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