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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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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

Charles Dance and Vernon Wells have both worked with Arnold Schwarzenegger. See more »

Goofs

Weapons fire in space is silent. See more »

Quotes

Macanudo: [to Cindy] Were you not chained to a major support beam of my ship I wouldn't stand a chance of having sex with someone so alluring as you.
Mike Pucci: Leave her alone, you half-electric asshole.
John Canyon: He didn't mean that. He respects the brave way you confront your disability.
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Martian Moons
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A fine old adventure
27 September 2000 | by xorysSee all my reviews

I have to say I really liked this movie. It seemed almost like something simpler... from another time - a story, romance, adventure, characters... and most of the money spent on acting talent rather than special effects (although considering this was presumably a low-budget effort, and I believe went straight to video, the effects are... well effective - they work and do their job in the story, even if they're a ways from breath-taking by modern standards). It held my attention from the opening until the final credits... I was never even tempted to reach for the fast-forward button... and I enjoyed it! It made me feel almost like a kid again, reading a comic - rather a racy, violent comic though... it's definitely not a children's film. Recommended to anyone who can still enjoy an adventure told with humour and sincerity, without irony, and without any pretensions to being an "event movie".


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