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Velocity Trap (1999)

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A cop framed for murder is the only one not in cryosleep when a team of thieves boards the armored treasury spaceship he's on to steal its load - 40 billion universal dollars - and then ram the ship into a comet to cover their tracks.

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Phillip J. Roth

Writers:

Patrick Phillips, Phillip J. Roth (as Phillip Roth)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Olivier Gruner ... ED Officer Raymond Stokes
Alicia Coppola ... Beth Sheffield, FED 397 Navigator
Ken Olandt ... Nick Simmons, Endeavor's Commander
Jorja Fox ... Alice Pallas
Bruce Weitz ... Capt. 'Turd' Fenner, FED 397 aka Atlantic
Ray Oriel Ray Oriel ... Delacruz 'Cruz' FED 397
Jason Simmons ... Simms, Endeavor Crew (as Jaason Simmons)
Victor Love ... Fallout, Endeavor Crew
Yannick Bisson ... Franklin J. Robinson, ED Officer (as Yannock Bisson)
Craig Wasson ... John Dawson, RMC Corp.
Anna Karin ... Dana, Dawson's Contract Wife
James C. Burns ... Hilyard, Dawson Henchman
Tom Ardavany ... Dunn, Dawson Henchman
Harry Wowchuk ... Samuel Nelson, Chief of Security
Kathleen Randazzo ... The Assassin / Computer (voice) (as Kathy Lambert)
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Storyline

In a desolate and treachorous region of space known as the Velocity Run, a heavily armored ship passes every six months. It carries billions of Universal Dollars between the colonies and the Central Bank on Earth. Hard currency has returned due to rampant electronic crime. Now a team of highly trained mercenaries are about to commit the perfect crime in a place where evidence and witnesses have no chance of survival. In this deadly corridor of space, a single man must stop them. Written by David Ridlen

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Crime at the Speed of Light

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Action | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

2149 - Kampf in der Todeszone See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The original lead actress was injured during a stunt (she was hit in the head by shrapnel from a gag) and left the show. Alicia Coppola replaced her. See more »

Goofs

When Ray Stokes first meets Delacruz on the space ship, they switch sides while talking to one another. See more »

Quotes

Cruz: Bad guys I can deal with, but aliens? They freak me out, man.
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References RoboCop (1987) See more »

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A bored cop, $40,000,000,000 and a band of space pirates.
9 February 2003 | by vidalsdauphinSee all my reviews

I happen to have a thing for telefilms and b-movies. I don't know what it is. Velocity Trap is a b-movie that, except for the stereotypical hispanic guy, is well-acted, well-written and comes with some solid CG (for a 6 yr. old b-movie). Olivier Gruner gives his best performance as the bored cop Ray Stokes and Alicia Coppala, in her only movie role, does pretty good herself and Ken Olandt is OK (FOR ONCE). Overall I think if this movie had an A movie budget and cast it could have been a theatrical hit.


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