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Shepherd (1998)

In a post-apocalyptic underground society ruled by rival religious cults, Dakota is working as an assassin, or "Shepherd" for The Church of Miles. He has been given an assignment to take ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Hayman

Writer:

Nelu Ghiran
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
C. Thomas Howell ... Boris Dakota
Roddy Piper ... Miles
David Carradine ... Ventriloquist
Heidi von Palleske ... Lilith
Mackenzie Gray ... Lyndon
Raymond Serra Raymond Serra ... Father Rizzo
Marina Anderson ... Sophia
Fraser Reilly Fraser Reilly ... Abe
Daniel Lévesque ... Creep
Jules Delorme Jules Delorme ... Peter
Tony Curtis Blondell ... Al
Elisa Schwarz Elisa Schwarz ... Anne
Cory Stevens Cory Stevens ... Charlie
Nikole Xidlas Nikole Xidlas ... Magdeline
Annette Shaffer Annette Shaffer ... Ruth
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In a post-apocalyptic underground society ruled by rival religious cults, Dakota is working as an assassin, or "Shepherd" for The Church of Miles. He has been given an assignment to take out a female Shepherd from a rival cult, but balks at completing the task when he sees that his target has a young child. The two assassins and the child all find themselves being hunted down by both cults, and so decided to stick together as they run for their lives. Along the way, they encounter several other strange religious compounds, as well as random thugs living on the outskirts of society. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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In the 21st century only one man can deliver us from evil.

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Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Shepherd (1998) is the third of four sci-fi movies that Roger Corman produced with Starfield Independent Studios. The other three movies were Falling Fire (1997), Future Fear (1997), and Shepherd II (1999). See more »

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Father Rizzo: Up, up, up the down staircase, to fucking bingo! If you can play, and you wanna stay, then play bingo!
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Quite possibly the worst "flick" ever made.
11 June 2000 | by mito-3See all my reviews

I say "flick" because this doesn't deserve the appellation "movie", and certainly not "film". I regret paying for the rental, and although I've never walked out on a movie before, this would have been it, had I seen it in a theatre. A society living underground in the future (oooh, THAT'S original), lots of burning barrel drums, unexplained ambient light shining through windows, an ungrateful woman and her shock-muted son...the list goes on and on. C. Thomas Howell affects the husky voice of the stereotypical loner; you know like Eastwood's been done to death. He needs special sunglasses to remember his wife and child, yet in the flashbacks, he's the same age! Talk about a poor memory! I stared incredulously when the little boy Abe randomly pushes a code into a door and it opens! No tension, pithy religious (what religion?) under/overtones...saddest of all: I expected better from Roddy Piper;

Quite possibly the worst movie experience in my life.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 1998 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Cybercity See more »

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Budget:

CAD2,100,000 (estimated)
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Danforth Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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