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Dark Star 1974

  • John Carpenter
  • April 1, 1974
  • 83 mins
  • English
  • Comedy, Science Fiction
What Do You Say To A Talking Bomb? All Systems Snafu!!!
A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a "sensitive" and intelligent bombing device that starts to question the meaning of its existence.


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Great humour throughout the movie. Must be the best low-budget sci-fi I've ever seen. At some points it goes "deep" with the philosophical dialogues, and afterall you'll think about this movie in all-philosophical way.
I didn't expect much (as Carpenter's first movie), but after the first 5-10 minutes it started to work well.

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Loose, cheap. John Carpenter in his not very promising start. At least it's short

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