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Space Truckers (1996)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi | April 1997 (USA)
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John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo... See full summary »

Director:

Stuart Gordon

Writers:

Ted Mann (screenplay), Stuart Gordon (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Loane ... Trooper Officer
Ian Beattie ... Trooper
Olwen Fouéré ... Building Commander (as Olwen Fouere)
Shane Rimmer ... E. J. Saggs
Charles Dance ... Nabel / Macanudo
Roger Gregg Roger Gregg ... Tank Patrol
Denis Akiyama ... Tech Leader
Seamus Flavin Seamus Flavin ... Chopper 4
Jason O'Mara ... Chopper 3
Dennis Hopper ... John Canyon
Sandra Dickinson Sandra Dickinson ... Bitchin' Betty
George Wendt ... Keller
Graeme Wilkinson Graeme Wilkinson ... Jackie
Sean Lawlor ... Mel
Debi Mazar ... Cindy
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Storyline

John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer robots. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, sensuality and drug content, and for language | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA | Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Truckers See more »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The biomechanical warriors were all played by female (and one male) stunts. See more »

Goofs

An object in motion will stay in motion until acted upon by another force or object. Pay close attention to the mustard bottle. It is delightfully spinning in a gravity free environment, after the vehicle is stopped, the free floating bottle is in the same space, it should have shot forward until it hit the windscreen. If you pay close attention they place other obvious errors for the viewer to discover. My query, are they intentional or accidental? Regardless they add to the silliness of the film.Makes for fun watching. See more »

Quotes

John Canyon: You know, for a son-of-a-bitch, gimp rapist murderer... he died ok!
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Connections

Featured in The Making of 'Space Truckers' (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Highway
Performed by J. Steven Soles (as Johnny Soles)
Written by J. Steven Soles
Published by Specific Gravity Music, ADM, Bug Music (BMI)
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User Reviews

Amusing.

I have to respect movies which promise something and deliver exactly that. When I rented this (I was bored tonight) I had absolutely no expectations for some great piece of art, another Star Wars or Aliens. It was, however, a very cute and often amusing piece of sci-fi satire. (probably my favorite bit was how the truck's voice was a redneck woman, instead of the usual authoritative british guy) If you try to take it seriously, of course you'll hate it. But if you rent it because you want to see a beer & popcorn B-movie, then it's a REALLY good B-movie. I may have lost 90 minutes of my life and gained no new insights on the meaning of the universe, but I did have a good time.


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