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The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury (2004)

Not Rated | | Animation, Short, Action | Video 15 June 2004
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This story opens with the new action hero and the two other survivors of Pitch Black already caught by a giant spaceship filled with dread. The sinewy leader has a unique--and creepy--jail ... See full summary »

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Peter Chung

Writers:

David Twohy (story), Brett Matthews (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Vin Diesel ... Richard B. Riddick (voice)
Rhiana Griffith ... Jack (voice)
Keith David ... Abu 'Imam' al-Walid (voice)
Roger Jackson ... Junner (voice) (as Roger L. Jackson)
Tress MacNeille ... Chillingsworth (voice)
Nick Chinlund ... Toombs (voice)
Dwight Schultz ... Skiff A.I. (voice)
Sarge Sarge ... Escort Merc (voice)
Julia Fletcher Julia Fletcher ... Merc Squad Leader (voice)
Hedy Burress ... Lab tech (voice) (as Hedy Burgess)
Andrew Philpot Andrew Philpot ... Tech (voice) (as Andy Philpot)
Rick Gomez ... Lead Merc (voice)
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This story opens with the new action hero and the two other survivors of Pitch Black already caught by a giant spaceship filled with dread. The sinewy leader has a unique--and creepy--jail for master villains and she has her sights set on Riddick. And Jack as they cross paths with a ship of body hunters and are brought on board. The captain of the ship, Chillingsworth has an interesting hobby - she captures wanted criminals and makes living statues of them. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Junner was modeled after Neo, the protagonist of "The Matrix" trilogy. See more »

Quotes

Chillingsworth: You underestimate their value, Riddick. They are priceless. Each, at one time the most wanted man or woman in the known universe. The number of lives ended at the hands of those living and breathing in this room is incalculable.
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Followed by Riddick: Blindsided (2013) See more »

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Good animated short that offers explanations
15 June 2004 | by mr_movie_2004See all my reviews

Dark Fury picks up right where Pitch Black ended, with Riddick, Jack and Imam being captured by mercenaries, the leader of whom has some strange and sadistic intentions in regards to Riddick. In a bit of a baffling business move, Universal decided to release this after The Chronicles of Riddick. If they had released it a week or two earlier, some of the questions posed in Riddick that confused a good number of people would have been clearly answered. This short gives us the answer of some key events that occurred in the five years between Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick, as well as some insight into why Riddick, Jack and Imam interact the way they do in CoR. It also introduces the character Toombs, who plays a key role in Riddick's plight.

Aside from its value as an answer provider, Dark Fury is also a highly entertaining piece of animation. The graphics are top notch, the storyline is interesting, and the action is very well done. The plot moves along at a quick pace and it is a lot of fun to watch Riddick kick some @$$ in animated form. I highly recommend seeing this before watching The Chronicles of Riddick, not only is it a good movie but it also explains some key elements of the story.


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15 June 2004 (USA) See more »

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