PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
It's the year 3000 A.D.; the Earth is lost to the alien race of Psychlos. Humanity is enslaved by these gold-thirsty tyrants, whom are unaware that their 'man-animals' are about to ignite the rebellion of a lifetime.
Almost every shot in the film is at a dutch angle, because, according to Roger Christian, he wanted the film to look like a comic book.
It is a pleasure to see you, your excellency, and I would be honored to expedite your clearance through security.
Zete: Please, call me Zete. Does all of Earth look like this?
Terl: Oh, I'm afraid so, sir.
Zete: Pathetic. All the green and the blue sky. They told me ...
Much is made of the alleged inability of "Man-Animals" to mine, yet there is a scene in which many of them are seen operating a forge, which requires know-how exceeding the simple act of digging for gold.
The U.S. television version contains many of the scenes cut for the video, but with some other scenes obviously edited for content.
$11,548,898 (USA) (14 May 2000)
$21,471,685 (USA) (16 July 2000)
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