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Precious Find (1996)

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Three adventurers leave Moon City and head towards the asteroids in search of gold.

Director:

Philippe Mora

Writer:

Lenny Britton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rutger Hauer ... Armond Crille
Joan Chen ... Camilla Jones
Harold Pruett Harold Pruett ... Ben Rutherford
Brion James ... Sam Horton
Morgan Hunter Morgan Hunter ... Salomon
Don Stroud ... Loo Seki
Philippe Mora Philippe Mora ... Kosnikov
Aleks Shaklin ... Zeke / Scarface
Tim DeZarn ... Freddie the Albino Man (as Tim De Zarn)
Anthony Guidera ... Jumper #1
Shay Duffin ... Poker Player #1
Jonathan Ball Jonathan Ball ... Poker Player #2
David Michael O'Neill ... Poker Player #3
John Dennis Johnston ... Bartender
John Sobestanovich ... Roger (as Soby)
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Storyline

Ben Rutherford (Harold Pruett), a man looking for work, arrives on Moon City, a colony on the moon to find work as a miner. On Moon City, Ben meets a pilot named Sam Horton (Brion James) and a gambler named Armond Crille (Rutger Hauer). Armond has won the readout of the remote planet "Asteroid 13" from a poker opponent in a poker game and Ben encourages Sam and Armond to travel to "Asteroid 13" to do mining, believing Asteroid 13 maybe another source of gold. Joined by a woman named Camilla Jones (Joan Chen), who also wants to be involved with the mining on Asteroid 13, the three companions become paranoid, believing one of them may want to claim the gold for themselves. But a ruthless Chinese bandit known as Loo Seki (Don Stroud) has also arrived on "Asteroid 13", and is also after the gold. Written by Daniel Williamson

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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In New Zealand, this movie was rated Restricted 16. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

King For A Day
Performed by Goldfinger
Written by John Feldmann
Produced by Jay Rifkin & John Feldmann
Courtesy of MOJO Records
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for pete's sake what junk
15 May 2002 | by william_blakeSee all my reviews

tell you the truth i don't really know where to start with this 'movie'. i don't know what's worst, the ridiculous acting that makes me wanna cry, the silly so called 'special effects', the worst directing job i've ever seen or the dialogue that made me get the bucket in the middle of the movie.

i always thought of rutger hauer movies rather 'campy', but this one's so poor poor poor it's not even worth the tape it was recorded into, and it doesn't even make you laugh with it's poorness, it's just that poor.

the only good thing about this movie was it's length, i couldn't have taken another minute of it.

there's a better rutger hauer/joan chen movie that proves they CAN act,

it's called blood of heroes, watch that instead.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1997 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

2049 - L'ultima frontiera See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Republic Pictures (II) See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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