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Tycus (1999)

An underground city is built to save a cross-section of humanity as a comet hurtles toward Earth.

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John Putch
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tsuyoshi Abe ... Security Guard
Todd Allen ... Menkees
Sarah Bibb Sarah Bibb ... Teenaged Girl
Blake Clark ... Commander Scott
Sonny D'Angelo Sonny D'Angelo ... Stevens
Sarah Dalton ... Jamie Crawford
Elyssa Davalos ... Crying Woman
Shea Farrell ... Lt. Garrison
Sandra Francis Sandra Francis ... Helen Crawford
Joe Hackett ... Young Man
Ernest Harden Jr. ... Gandry
Tommy Hinkley ... Pilot
Dennis Hopper ... Peter Crawford
Jessica Hopper Jessica Hopper ... KEST Reporter
Finola Hughes ... Amy Lowe
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Storyline

When photographer Jake Lowe gets gets a cryptic message from an old friend, he follows its instructions leading him to a remote research station in the Sierra mountains. After doing some snooping around, he learns a terrible secret: a giant comet will be passing next to the Earth, unleashing earthquakes, volcanoes, meteor strikes and other natural disasters that will destroy the world as we know it. Somehow, Lowe must get the word out and warn people of the coming catastrophe, but even if he succeeds, will it make any difference? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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It's a global killer.


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Rated R for some violence and brief language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Forbidden Target See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Goofs

In the very beginning Dennis Hopper's character is walking along the ground with a (giant by today's standard) GPS that shows the position:

N 11 Deg 25.412 Min W 142 Deg 14.754 Min

That position is 1,237 miles SW off Honolulu, Hawaii in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. See more »

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Edited from Air America (1990) See more »

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wasn't worth it
2 June 2007 | by CarlosQCSee all my reviews

I bought this movie in VHS for 25 cents in Canadian money... and it wasn't even worth it! Tycus is alike every catastrophic movie that you can watch for free on TV during a week day afternoon. I know that a VHS movie doesn't stop every 15 minutes because of ads but I it's not really an advantage. You see, at least ads would have kept me awake! Anyway... it just wasn't a good movie. And I didn't even mention the lesson they are trying to teach us... NOBODY HAS THE RIGHT TO DECIDE WHO'S GOING TO LIVE AND WHO'S GOING TO DIE! That is not a spoiler, you'll ear that from the beginning to the end of the film... if you still want to see it. :P


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