R | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.
Paul W.S. Anderson's initial rough cut submitted to the MPAA received the kiss-of-death NC-17 rating.
2015 First permanent colony established on moon.
Title Card: 2032 Commercial mining begins on Mars.
Title Card: 2040 Deep space research vessel 'Event Horizon' launched to explore boundaries of Solar System. She disappears without trace beyond the eighth planet, Neptune. ...
It was said the Event Horizon is in a decaying orbit however it is obvious they are in the troposphere of Neptune (evidence by the lightning and clouds) and therefore no longer in orbit and should be experiencing gravity that of Earth (Neptune's gravity is 110% of Earth). Therefore zero-gravity should not exist where the Event Horizon is locate, furthermore, the Event Horizon should be falling to the surface of Neptune.
The opening credits are sucked into a black hole. The screen viewpoint pans upward, above, and over the regular Paramount mountain before the opening credits, which usually remains stationary and then fades out.
$9,511,915 (USA) (17 August 1997)