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Marooned by design in a strange asteroid inhabited by bizarre creatures, a left-for-dead astronaut miraculously heads back to Earth with a band of abominable mutant aliens to tie up some loose ends, after twenty long years in oblivion.

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Bill Plympton

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Cast

Credited cast:
Dan McComas Dan McComas ... Earl Jensen (voice)
Francine Lobis Francine Lobis ... Josie (voice)
George Casden George Casden ... Dr. Frubar / President (voice)
Matthew Brown Matthew Brown ... Darby / Tomkins (voice)
Jay Cavanaugh ... Boris (voice)
Amy Allison Amy Allison ... Secretary (voice)
Christopher Schukai Christopher Schukai ... Guard (voice)
Kevin Kolack ... Preacher (voice)
Vera Beren ... Reporter (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anthony Arcidi Anthony Arcidi ... (voice)
Thea Button Thea Button ... (voice)
John Holderried John Holderried ... (voice)
Phil Lee Phil Lee ... (voice)
Silkie O'Ishi Silkie O'Ishi ... (voice)
Bill Plympton ... (voice)
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Storyline

Marooned by design in a strange asteroid inhabited by bizarre creatures and mind-boggling living biological transmutations, the audacious American astronaut, Earl Jensen, miraculously heads back to Earth and his now grown-up daughter to tie up some loose ends, after twenty long years in oblivion. Bent on revenge, Jensen won't rest until he finds those responsible for his intergalactic tragedy; however, this time, he is not alone, as his powerful, yet abominable mutant friends are, too, in the mood for retribution. Now, no force on Earth can stop Earl. But, who is behind the long-lost cosmonaut's personal disaster? Written by Nick Riganas

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Rated R for strong violent and sexual images, and for language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2002 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Les mutants de l'espace See more »

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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Plymptoons See more »
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Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Quotes

Earl Jensen: Goodnight, and God peed.
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References This Is Spinal Tap (1984) See more »

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31 December 2004 | by sludgehoundSee all my reviews

I too am a big fan of the anims already mentioned. This one is a fresh, I mean, fresh, approach to the genre. Really is hard to breakout with something new in such a well worn field but this one does it. I stumbled onto it on telly and only vaguely remembered the director's name from somewhere. Right from the beginning...hooked totally. Only thing I had to fight off was that creeping feeling you can get when a begin is so damn tight that the little voice sneaks in for a second with "Oh gosh I just hope this continues!". Not to worry. This delivers. So crafty and revolutionary. The knife goes in deeply and the film will live with you. Those little critters are just so so so sweet. Haven't rooted for anything like that in quite awhile. Adult fare at its best. By the way, The Incredibles was not too bad for commercial work. Neat music among other things. Tough to anime hair, esp wet hair. But it too worked. Theater setting helps. Saw Lola and Stitch in theater and was so mush grander than on telly. Which is roundabout way to say that Muts does so well on the tube! Still can't believe how moving black lines and background can be!


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