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Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning (2005)

The future looks bleak for Captain Pirk. Originally from the far future, he traveled back to save the world, but was shipwrecked on the 21st century. The world of the past is a dangerous ... See full summary »

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Timo Vuorensola
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antti Satama Antti Satama ... Cmdr. Info
Tiina Routamaa Tiina Routamaa ... Lt. Swagger
Samuli Torssonen Samuli Torssonen ... Emperor Pirk
Timo Vuorensola ... Cmdr. Dwarf
Karoliina Blackburn Karoliina Blackburn ... P-Fleet Science Officer
Seppo Honkanen Seppo Honkanen ... P-Fleet Scientist
Sonja Sjöblom Sonja Sjöblom ... Girl at Burger Joint
Santeri Humina Santeri Humina ... Her Boyfriend
Ville Vuorensola Ville Vuorensola ... Gangbanger
Rudi Airisto Rudi Airisto ... Jeff Cochbrane
Niklas Vainio Niklas Vainio ... Talok
Esa Jaatinen Esa Jaatinen ... Guard at Research Facility
Pasi Rantala Pasi Rantala ... Vladimir
Sami Vaittinen Sami Vaittinen ... Anatoli
Janos Honkonen Janos Honkonen ... Sergei Fukov / Festerbester
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The future looks bleak for Captain Pirk. Originally from the far future, he traveled back to save the world, but was shipwrecked on the 21st century. The world of the past is a dangerous place and he is finding it difficult to convince the ladies he is, in fact, an intergalactic space hero from the future. To make things right Pirk comes up with a questionable plan to save mankind's future... Written by Rigi

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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Trivia

The registration of the ship parked in the "handicapped" space is actually the Finnish registration of director of photography Sami Aho-Mantila's 1989 Ford Fiesta. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, when Dwarf looks at Pirk's magazine, the magazine title says "Tiede"; when it's on table, it's "Tiedä". (Tiede is an actual Finnish monthly science magazine, and "Tiedä" would be a spoof of it.) See more »

Quotes

[subtitled version]
Info: [to Commander Dwarf] Whatever you may think, the VCR remote stop button doesn't harm me.
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Alternate Versions

A special Imperial Edition is available on DVD. This version has been revamped for a wider distribution. It has completely new special effects, with space ships designed specially for this movie. The soundtrack is re-mastered for added speech clarity and more sound effects can be heard. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Sanat
Produced by Audioworks Finland
Lyrics by Timo Vuorensola and Julia Saanio
Vocals by Julia Saanio
Violin by Auroora Kiiski
Mastered by Jyri Sariola
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All hail emperor Pirk!
17 September 2005 | by arlagareSee all my reviews

I was very eager when I sat down to watch the movie, did it meet it's expectations or not? Well I'm eased to say it did, and with a long shot as well. The whole world domination thing with a comedical straw is brilliant and a bit goofy (as it should be). Well, what you say, be proud Finland, a very good comedy-parody production of a well known sci-fi series. And I'm sure both you and me sometimes had wondered what would happen if the time directive would have been broken, well you have the answer just right here :). Summary: A very well made Finnish movie that makes a laugh out of both the Babylon and the star trek series with a success. The special effects are good for a movie in this class, and the acting is very well done good as well. The whole making fun of the emperor thing is brilliant, and the relates to the time directive is good as well. The jokes are funny as well, so I enjoyed this movie very much and recommend it for every star trek and babylon5 fan out there. I give this 10/10 for as this isn't the ordinary Hollywood production and very much deserve it. Thank you Finland !


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Country:

Finland

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Finnish | English

Release Date:

1 October 2005 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Wreck VI: In the Pirkinning See more »

Filming Locations:

Hatanpää, Tampere, Finland See more »

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Budget:

EUR15,000 (estimated)
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Tuotantoyhtiö Energia See more »
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2.35 : 1
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