|The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 1981 TV, 198 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Sci-Fi
Director: Alan J.W. Bell
Cast: Simon Jones, Peter Jones, Joe Melia, Mark Wing-Davey, Martin Benson, David Dixon, Sandra Dickinson, Steve Conway, Cleo Rocos, Andrew Mussell, Stephen Moore, Richard Vernon, David Tate, Rayner Bourton, Douglas Adams
A popular BBC radio series, based on Douglas Adams' novel, was followed by a TV series from which this miniseries was developed. The title refers to the electronic book that provides the knowledge necessary to navigate the galaxy. It tells the story of Arthur Dent (Simon Jones) who travels the galactic superhighway running across all sorts of beings and adventures. Lots of fun.
|Space Truckers 1996 PG-13, 96 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Comedy / Adventure
Director: Stuart Gordon
Cast: Dennis Hopper, Stephen Dorff, Debi Mazar, Charles Dance, George Wendt, Shane Rimmer, Birdy Sweeney, Vernon Wells, Barbara Crampton, Denis Akiyama, Roger Gregg, Jason O'Mara, Sandra Dickinson, Seamus Flavin, Pat Laffan
It's 2196 and John Canyon (Dennis Hopper), an independent trucker who is constantly hassled by the big corporations and has his profits taken by his corrupt boss, delivers genetically altered square pigs (for ease of stacking). He agrees to haul a secret cargo bound for Earth, and takes off with two cohorts Mike Pucci and Cindy (Stephen Dorff and Debi Mazar). Engine troubles, space pirates, and a cargo that is an army of robots to take over the Earth add to the "fun".
|Supergirl 1984 PG, 114 min.|
Genre: Action / Sci-Fi / Adventure
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Cast: Faye Dunaway, Helen Slater, Peter O'Toole, Mia Farrow, Brenda Vaccaro, Peter Cook, Simon Ward, Marc McClure, Hart Bochner, David Healy, Maureen Teefy, Sandra Dickinson, Robyn Mandell, Jenifer Landor, Diana Ricardo
Superman's cousin, Supergirl (Helen Slater), comes to Earth and is immediately embroiled in a fight against the evil forces of the jealous Selena (Faye Dunaway).
|1. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1981)|
2. Space Truckers (1996)
3. Supergirl (1984)
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