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Trancers 5: Sudden Deth (1994)

Jack's back for one more round with the Trancers. Jack Deth must attempt to find his way home from the other-dimensional world of Orpheus, where magic works and the Trancers were the ruling... See full summary »

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David Nutter

Writers:

Charles Band (original story), Danny Bilson (characters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Thomerson ... Jack Deth
Stacie Randall ... Lyra
Ty Miller ... Prospero
Terri Ivens ... Shaleen
Mark Arnold ... Lucius
Clabe Hartley Clabe Hartley ... Lord Caliban
Alan Oppenheimer ... Farr
Jeff Moldovan ... Harson
Stephen Macht ... Harris
Luana Stoica ... Celia
Rona Hartner ... Tessa
Ion Haiduc Ion Haiduc ... Angelo
Mihai Dinvale Mihai Dinvale ... Defiant Noble
Mihai Coman Mihai Coman ... Tunnel Rat
Berti Barbieru Berti Barbieru ... Tunnel Rat
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Storyline

Jack's back for one more round with the Trancers. Jack Deth must attempt to find his way home from the other-dimensional world of Orpheus, where magic works and the Trancers were the ruling class (before Trancers 4, that is). Unfortunately, Jack's quest to find the mystical Tiamond in the Castle of Unrelenting Terror may be thwarted by the return of Caliban, king of the Trancers and once thought dead. Written by Chris Holland <stomptokyo@aol.com>

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The final chapter.

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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Country:

USA | Romania

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Volta para Casa See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Tim Thomerson is embarrassed by his involvement with this film and part 4. See more »

Quotes

Jack Deth: Castle of Unrelenting Terror? I thought Cahuanga was a stupid name.
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Alternate Versions

The UK video was cut by 4 secs and removes all footage of butterfly knives being twirled. See more »

Connections

Followed by Trancers 6 (2002) See more »

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Defeated in Sudden Deth...
15 August 2018 | by fmarkland32See all my reviews

Jack Deth (Thomerson) returns to the Medieval alternate fantasy where Trancers are vampire like and joins force with The Vampire king's son and the Tunnel Rat rebels to save the world from Vampire Trancer rule. Trancers 5 is really, really pushing it in terms of nostalgia and fandom from the earlier movies. The film is aimless and has no real zip to make the story move forward. Action is mediocre per the budget and the only thing this tired sequel has going for it is Tim Thomerson. It's hard to believe that the director of this is currently one of the best directors on TV. I guess that's one good thing to come out of this misbegotten mediocrity. Also the same problem as 4 is that the sword and sorcery era is not nearly as interesting as the Blade Runner inspired first couple and the movie develops no real momentum. This is the type of movie that is best described as "For die hard fans only" which is something part 6 doesn't even get right.

* * out of 4(-Mediocre)


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