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Riddick (2013) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1411250/
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Surviving an assassination attempt but stranded on a hostile world, the eponymous anti-hero finds himself hunted for his bounty.

Decent, but I'd only recommend this for fans of the whole series. On it's own, it's not a particularly interesting movie.


Stranded (2002) poster

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A crew on route to a space station learns that it's crippled by a meteor storm.

It's 1990s quality. Seeing as it's a TV movie, that's not surprising. Overall it's fair, but I wouldn't recommend it.

  • aka Black Horizon
  • There is the occasional unsubtitled Russian language bit, but they are meant to be unobtrusive.



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Red Dawn (1984) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087985/

The Soviets and Cubans invade the United States, and a small band fight to survive.

It's important to understand this movie in the context of the Cold War. As such, this movie doesn't exactly stand the test of time in this respect. The 2012 remake had to blame North Korea because our times are different. Back then, this movie had a believable-enough plot line.

The underlying ideas are good, but the actual plot and movie itself do feel old. I like this movie a lot, but only for its concepts. I don't think it's re-watchable for a non-survivalist.



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