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Serenity (2005)

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The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their members who is telepathic.

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Joss Whedon

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Joss Whedon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan Fillion ... Mal
Gina Torres ... Zoë
Alan Tudyk ... Wash
Morena Baccarin ... Inara
Adam Baldwin ... Jayne
Jewel Staite ... Kaylee
Sean Maher ... Simon
Summer Glau ... River
Ron Glass ... Shepherd Book
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... The Operative
David Krumholtz ... Mr. Universe
Michael Hitchcock ... Dr. Mathias
Sarah Paulson ... Dr. Caron
Yan Feldman ... Mingo
Rafael Feldman ... Fanty
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Storyline

In the future, a spaceship called Serenity is harboring a passenger with a deadly secret. Six rebels on the run. An assassin in pursuit. When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an awesome action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything - or anyone - to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But, the greatest danger of all may be on their ship. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense violence and action, and some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

30 September 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Firefly: The Movie See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$39,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,086,680, 2 October 2005

Gross USA:

$25,514,517

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,869,464
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2.35 : 1
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(at around 29 mins) The actors in the docking station scene wear the "Army of 8" uniforms from Kevin Costner's apocalyptic film "The Postman" See more »

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When Simon rescues River at the start of the film, he smudges the spot of blood on her forehead. When they leave the room the spot is no longer smeared. See more »

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Teacher: Earth that was could no longer sustain our numbers, we were so many. We found a new solar system, dozens of planets and hundreds of moons. Each one terraformed, a process taking decades, to support human life, to be new Earths. The Central Planets formed the Alliance. Ruled by an interplanetary parliament, the Alliance was a beacon of civilization. The savage outer planets were not so enlightened and refused Alliance control. The war was devastating, but the Alliance's victory over...
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a must-see for sci-fi fans
27 June 2006 | by facederaggoutSee all my reviews

First off, I want to say that I loved this movie. It's got intense action sequences, a good plot,some humor, likable characters, fantastic special effects, hardly ever a dull moment,and oh yeah... it's a total babe-fest!!! I must confess I'm new to the whole Firefly universe.I don't watch much TV so I'd never even heard of the TV show. So until watched this DVD, to me,Firefly was nothing but a dumpy little American made car. I rented this movie with no expectations whatsoever; maybe that's the reason I enjoyed this movie so much. I can't speak for the fans of the series, but if you enjoy well-made sci-fi, then you'll love this cool little movie.


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