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Future War (1997)

Unrated | | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Video 28 January 1997
A run-away human slave from Earth's future escapes to the present.

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A race of evil cyborgs kidnap humans from Earth's future to use as slaves, and take dinosaurs from the past to use as trackers. One of their slaves, the Runaway, escapes and makes his way to present-day Los Angeles. There he must fend off the cyborgs and their trackers, the police, and the government, befriended by a prostitute-turned-nun who runs a halfway house. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Shot in 1994 but not released until 1997. See more »

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When Runaway is shown crawling on the beach in the beginning, it can be seen that he didn't crawl very far as his tracks are shown to only go back a couple feet from where he got up. See more »

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Sister Ann: ...I'd like to give you some big words of wisdom, but I just don't have any. My mind's blank.
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Schlock
11 January 2003 | by (Spokane, WA) – See all my reviews

The thing about watching direct-to-video movies is, just when you think you've seen the worst, you see something even worse.

But it's going to be hard to top *Future War*.

It plays like someone had access to a couple of cyborg costumes, a couple of dinosaur hand puppets, and a guy who looked vaguely like Jean-Claude Van Damme, and decided to make a movie around them.

If he had only had decent actors, literate scriptwriters, and a competent director, he might have really had something.

It's a shame, too, that I couldn't like this movie at least a little; it attempts (though badly, of course) the sort of sympathetic portrayal of Christianity that I wish more *real* movies had.


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