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Slipstream (1989)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Sci-Fi | 2 June 1989 (Ireland)
In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, ... See full summary »

Director:

Steven Lisberger (as Steven M. Lisberger)

Writer:

Tony Kayden (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Peck ... Byron
Mark Hamill ... Tasker
Kitty Aldridge ... Belitski
Bill Paxton ... Matt Owens
Susan Leong Susan Leong ... Abigail
Alkis Kritikos Alkis Kritikos ... Cook 'Petrois'
Tony Alleff Tony Alleff ... Bartender
Ricco Ross ... 1st Man at Table
George Camiller ... 2nd Man at Table
Diana Defries Diana Defries ... Woman Construction Worker
Gay Baynes Gay Baynes ... Rosie
Robbie Coltrane ... Montclaire
Paul Reynolds ... Travis
Eris Akman Eris Akman ... Blind Boy's Father
Eleanor David ... Ariel
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Storyline

In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, planning to get the bounty himself. These in turn try to hunt the two men down. Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

From the depths of the earth. To the edge of existence... The hunt is on! See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 June 1989 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

A Fúria do Vento See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Entertainment Film See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby | 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)

Color:

Color | Color (Rankcolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Producer Gary Kurtz was having major financial difficulties while the production and filming took place. He was in the middle of a divorce case which he lost, and lost all of his profits from the Star Wars movies which were used to finance this movie in part. This is one of the major reasons that this movie has gone into the public domain since its release. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Will Tasker: It's over! It's finished! End of chase!
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Alternate Versions

The Japanese VHS of the film has the complete 103 minute version of the film. See more »

Connections

Featured in Midnight Movie Madness: 50 Movie Mega Pack (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Area
Performed by Then Jericho
Courtesy of London Records/MCA Records
Composed by Then Jericho
Music Published by Dejamus/Then Songs
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Worth everything I paid for it
5 October 2004 | by terran5375See all my reviews

I got this movie as part of a 20 movie collection that cost $20. Therefore, I got it for a dollar. It's worth about that much. Not to say it's BAD, it's just that half of it is 10-minute montages of gliders flying around. However, the performances by Hamill and the guy playing the convict save it from all of the WEIRD choices made by the director and scriptwriter. For example...is this an action movie, or a story of a man's journey of discovery? I don't know, but love scenes in museums with montages (again) of stuffed animals with quick cuts to long focuses on Christmas lights don't give me any better of an idea. Still, it's worth the dollar I paid, just to see Hamill looking cool.


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