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Outland (1981)
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Outland (1981) A marshal in outer space assigned to a remote mining colony refuses to look the other way when miners begin dying from a deadly narcotic designed to increase their productivity in this film patterned on High Noon (1952). Separated from his family, the marshal finds few allies in the corporate-controlled colony when assassins are sent to take care of him.

Movie Tagline:
On Jupiter's moon something deadly is happening

Title: Outland
Release Date: May 22, 1981
Runtime: 112 mins
Genre: Crime
All Genres: Crime, Action, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Languages: English
Country: UK
Colors: Color
Sound: Dolby, 70 mm 6-Track
IMDB Rating: 6.4
Buried.com Rating: 7.4 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With O

MPAA Rating: R

Peter Hyams

Sean Connery ...O'Niel
Peter Boyle ...Sheppard
Frances Sternhagen ...Lazarus
James Sikking ...Montone (as James B. Sikking)
Kika Markham ...Carol
Clarke Peters ...Ballard
Steven Berkoff ...Sagan
John Ratzenberger ...Tarlow
Nicholas Barnes ...Paul O'Niel
Manning Redwood ...Lowell
Pat Starr ...Flo Spector
Hal Galili ...Nelson
Angus MacInnes ...Hughes
Stuart Milligan ...Walters
Eugene Lipinski ...Cane, Suicide in Elevator
Norman Chancer ...Slater
Ron Travis ...Security Officer Fanning
Anni Domingo ...Morton
Bill Bailey ...Hill
Chris Williams ...Caldwell
Marc Boyle ...Spota
Richard Hammatt ...yario
James Berwick ...Rudd
Gary Olsen ...Worker #1
Isabelle Lucas ...Nurse
Sharon Duce ...Prostitute
P.H. Moriarty ...Man #1
Angelique Rockas ...Maintenance Woman
Jude Alderson ...Female Prostitute in Leisure Club (as Judith...
Rayner Bourton ...Male Prostitute in Leisure Club

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Charles Orme
Stanley O'Toole
Richard A. Roth

Peter Hyams

Jerry Goldsmith

Outland Horror Film Trailer 1

More Movie Taglines:
  • On Jupiter's moon something deadly is happening
  • On Io, one of Jupiters moons, Sean Connery is the law.
  • Even in space, the ultimate enemy is man.
  • On Jupiter's moon he's the only law.
Movie Quote(s):
  • Marshal William T. O'Neil: Are you Dr. Lazarus? Lazarus: Yes. Take two aspirin and call me in the morning. That's a doctor joke.
  • Marshal William T. O'Neil: I'd like a report of all the incidents in the last six months. I'd like it soon, or I might just kick your nasty ass all over this room. That's a marshal joke.
  • Lazarus: Such a smart piece of equipment, and a wreck like me trying to run it.
  • Lazarus: You know, you haven't your medical all-star here. Company doctors are like ship's doctors. Most are just one shuttle flight ahead of a malpractice suit.
  • Security Officer Slater: Some cupcake named "Cane" decided that he didn't need an environment suit. They're still sponging him off the elevator walls.
Movie Trivia:
  • The mining company is referred by the name "Con-Amalgamate". This is the same name given to the company that manufactured the defective life support system mentioned in Capricorn One (1977) (also directed by Peter Hyams)
  • Director Trademark: [Peter Hyams] a character named Spota.
  • The tag-line "Even in space, the ultimate enemy is man" is a reference to the previous success of Alien (1979).
  • The role of Dr. Lazarus was first offered to Colleen Dewhurst.
  • One of the few films to be released theatrically with the "Megasound" sound system format. Megasound was a movie theater sound system created by Warner Bros in the early 1980s. It was used to enhance the premiere engagements of a handful of Warner features. Theaters equipped for Megasound had additional speakers mounted on the left, right and rear walls of the auditorium. Selected soundtrack events with lots of low-frequency content (thuds, crashes, explosions, etc) were directed to these speakers at very high volume, creating a visceral effect intended to thrill the audience.
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