Slipstream (1989)





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In a post-apocalyptic world, a fugitive named Byron (Bob Peck) is captured by cop Will Tasker (Mark Hamill) and his beautiful partner Belitski (Kitty Aldridge). But when bounty hunter Matt Owens (Bill Paxton) learns that there is a price on Byron's head, he tricks the police and absconds with the prisoner. In order to escape detection, Matt flies off into the slipstream --an environmental curiosity of high and harsh winds treated by a local religious cult as a god. The religious cult captures … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 9, 2004

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as Will Tasker

as Byron

as Matt Owen

as Madeleine

as Bartender

as Girl's Mother

as Girl on Swing

as Abigail

as George

as Maya
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Critic Reviews for Slipstream

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Really very sublime in places but ultimately too disconnected to be anything more than a curiousity (mainly in the casting).

April 4, 2005
Entertainment Insiders

October 20, 2005
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

August 22, 2005

October 16, 2002
Laramie Movie Scope

Audience Reviews for Slipstream


I really enjoyed this sci-fi adventure movie, I was pleasantly surprised to find Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker!) playing the bad guy. The story and actors are good, it's exciting and really cool. I highly recommend it.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

Curiously strong cast for such a dull post apocalyptic Mad Max rip off that reeks of "straight-to-video"

xGary Xx

Super Reviewer


Enjoyed this one....really well done for its time.

Barry Lappin

Super Reviewer

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