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Set in the 22nd century, when a battered salvage ship sends out a distress signal, the seasoned crew of the rescue hospital ship Nova-17 responds. What they find is a black hole--that threatens to destroy both ships--and a mysterious survivor whose body quickly mutates into a monstrous and deadly form.
In the farthest reaches of space, something has gone terribly wrong.
Release Date: January 14, 2000
Runtime: 90 mins
All Genres: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Sound: DTS, DTS-Stereo
IMDB Rating: 4.2
Buried.com Rating: 5.2 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With S
MPAA Rating: PG-13
MPAA Rating Reason:
Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence and sensuality/nudity.; Rated R for sexuality and some violence. (edited version)
Francis Ford Coppola
James Spader ...Nick Vanzant
Angela Bassett ...Dr. Kaela Evers
Robert Forster ...A.J. Marley
Lou Diamond Phillips ...yerzy Penalosa
Peter Facinelli ...Karl Larson
Robin Tunney ...Danika Lund
Wilson Cruz ...Benj Sotomejor
Eddy Rice Jr. ...Flyboy
Knox White ...Troy Larson (as Knox Grantham White)
Kerrigan Mahan ...Troy Larson (voice)
Vanessa Marshall ...Sweetie (voice)
Kevin Sizemore ...Rescue Leader
James Robert Johnston
Ash R. Shah
Ralph S. Singleton
David C. Wilson
David C. Williams
More Movie Taglines:
- In the farthest reaches of space, something has gone terribly wrong.
- All hell is about to break loose
- [as the ship prepares to make a dimension jump] Yerzy Penalosa: Man, last time we did this I didn't shit right for a month.
Nick: Look at it! We don't even know what the hell that is. It can be just a light or a bomb or... Danika: Or a sexual object, when you look right down to it, it looks like a... [Nick interrupts immediately]
Karl Larson: Stars die so we may live. We die so stars may be reborn.
Nick: I'm in favor of order. I'd say right now order is up by one point with one minute left, and chaos has the ball.
Dr. Kaela Evers: When you said you'de been in worse situations than this, were you lying? Nick: No. When we were falling toward the planet and the engines cut out? That was worse.
- This was the first post-Alan Smithee film. For many years, a director who for whatever reason wished not to be credited for a movie would have his name replaced with the name "Alan Smithee". After the film An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997), the name was too well known, and so the Director's Guild of America decided to replace the name "Alan Smithee" with the name "Thomas Lee".
Apparently, the zero gravity sex scene between Angela Bassett and James Spader was put together using out-takes of scenes featuring Robin Tunney and Peter Facinelli, and with Tunney's skin color being digitally darkened.
Reportedly, this was shelved for some time by the studio, and upon its release it was reported that the studio, extremely unhappy with Walter Hill's completed product, called in Francis Ford Coppola to "re-edit" the film.
Originally developed in 1988 by director William Malone (House on Haunted Hill (1999)) as "Dead Star" with paintings by H.R. Giger and a plot that had been called "Hellraiser (1987) in outer space".
Was initially to be directed by Geoffrey Wright, but he quit the film over a script dispute five weeks before principal photography was due to commence.
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