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Future War (1997)

Unrated | | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Video 28 January 1997
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A run-away human slave from Earth's future escapes to the present.

Director:

Anthony Doublin

Writers:

David Huey (story) (as David Hue), Dom Magwili (story) (as Dom Magwilli) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Bernhardt ... The Runaway
Robert Z'Dar ... Cyborg Master
Travis Brooks Stewart Travis Brooks Stewart ... Sister Ann
Kazja Kazja ... Cyborg
Ray Adash Ray Adash ... Capt. Polaris
Andre Scruggs Andre Scruggs ... Fred Burroughs (as Andre Skruggs)
David Jacobs David Jacobs ... Romero
Aldo Juliano ... Oscar (as Al Juliano)
Matthew Sakimoto Matthew Sakimoto ... Max
Art Cruz Art Cruz ... Mike (as Arthur Cruz)
Joanne Takahashi Joanne Takahashi ... Dr. Margaret Tanaka
Mary Shelton Mary Shelton ... Medical Examiner
Tracy Robertson Tracy Robertson ... Chadwick
Tom Richards Tom Richards ... Cameron
Forrest J. Ackerman ... Park Victim
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Storyline

A race of evil cyborgs kidnap humans from Earth's future to use as slaves, and take dinosaurs from the past to use as trackers. One of their slaves, the Runaway, escapes and makes his way to present-day Los Angeles. There he must fend off the cyborgs and their trackers, the police, and the government, befriended by a prostitute-turned-nun who runs a halfway house. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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It came from the future to hunt humans. See more »


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Official Sites:

Cine Excel Entertainment

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 January 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ta anthropoeidi See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Shot in 1994, released in 1997. See more »

Goofs

When Romero attacks the dinosaur in the living room, a split second shot shows a dummy instead of Romero getting hit by the dinosaur's head. See more »

Quotes

The Runaway: Earth is heaven.
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Connections

References Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) See more »

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Schlock
11 January 2003 | by counterrevolutionarySee all my reviews

The thing about watching direct-to-video movies is, just when you think you've seen the worst, you see something even worse.

But it's going to be hard to top *Future War*.

It plays like someone had access to a couple of cyborg costumes, a couple of dinosaur hand puppets, and a guy who looked vaguely like Jean-Claude Van Damme, and decided to make a movie around them.

If he had only had decent actors, literate scriptwriters, and a competent director, he might have really had something.

It's a shame, too, that I couldn't like this movie at least a little; it attempts (though badly, of course) the sort of sympathetic portrayal of Christianity that I wish more *real* movies had.


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