In the year 2058, the Earth will soon be uninhabitable after the irreversible effects of pollution and global warming! Professor John Robinson, lead scientist of the Jupiter 2 Mission, will lead his family to the habitable planet Alpha Prime to prep it for colonization. The Jupiter 2 is equipped with a hyperdrive that allows faster-than-light travel, which will eventually be employed to evacuate the citizens of Earth. However hypergates must be constructed on Earth and Alpha Prime to provide stable points of departure and arrival. Dr. Zachary Smith is bribed by a terrorist organization to sabotage the mission, and ends up an unwilling stowaway as the ship blasts off. Written by
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The first robot in the movie weighed two tons and required eight people to control. See more »
During the attempted destruction of the Jupiter, there's a brief moment (right after Major West gets blown back by the electric blast) where you hear the robot's pulse blaster firing, but don't see a beam. See more »
First segment of end credits intermixed with quick-flashed images from the movie, accompanied by Apollo 440's electronica version of John Williams' third season Lost in Space (1965) TV theme. See more »
Is it just me, or is intelligent sci-fi filmmaking a thing of the past? Lost in Space, the TV show, was at least entertaining; the film it "inspired" is anything but. Built on a script that floats on cliches and little more, LIS fails to engage at every level. The story seems to have been pieced together in separate meetings, without any cohesive transitions. Boffo F/X do not a good movie make, and even talented actors like Gary Oldman, William Hurt, Heather Graham, and Mimi Rogers barely phone in their performances. Far too long and far too insipid, LIS isn't even much of a time-waster.
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