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Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight (2002)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 19 January 2002
A disgraced Ranger takes command of an old, possibly haunted, ship on an escort mission that encounters deadly peril from a new enemy civilization.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... David Martell
... Citizen G'Kar
... Dulann
... Sarah Cantrell
Dean Marshall ... Malcolm Bridges
... Kitaro Sasaki (as Warren T. Takeuchi)
Jennie Rebecca Hogan ... Na'Feel
... Minister Kafta
... Tafeek
... Firell
Gus Lynch ... Tirk
... Tannier
... Captain Bart Gregg (as Andrew A. Kavadas)
Simon Egan ... Minbari Crewman
Bernard Cuffling ... Sindell
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Storyline

After being punished for retreat from combat, Ranger David Martel is given command of the Liandra, a haunted 20-year old Minbari fighting ship. He's escorting ambassadors to a secret archaeological site, the oldest city on record and a clue to a dangerous ancient race. Written by E. Selma

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A new kind of evil demands a new kind of courage. See more »


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Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers  »

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Trivia

Tannier (Todd Sandomirsky) previously appeared in Babylon 5: Learning Curve (1998) in which he was played by Brendan Ford. See more »

Goofs

When David is thrown against a bulkhead during his fight with Minister Kafta, the metal wall wrinkles on impact, revealing it to be a cushioned barrier. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Captain Bart Gregg: Status?
Dulann: Engine's damaged. 20% capacity. Automatic weapons tracking system disabled.
Captain Bart Gregg: David, how many left?
David Martel: Six. Lead ship's coming around for another pass.
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Follows Babylon 5: The River of Souls (1998) See more »

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Better than I expected
28 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

Babylon 5 never worked fine in movies - there are The Gathering, In The Beginning, etc, but none of those really worked without watching the series. This led me to believe that this would be just another boring B5-movie, but fortunately I was wrong. While it has flaws, it is certainly a lot better than other B5-movies and pretty good as a movie overall. If JMS can write a movie this good, I just can't wait for the series...

Special effects, especially jumpgates, were worse than in B5. Well, maybe they'll learn. I don't know which software was used for CG in this movie, but I have seen AMATEURS creating VERY high quality CG with LightWave 3D (the software used for CG of original B5), so I must assume that professionals, with that software (current versions of it, with today's fast computers), could create real miracles.


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