Alien Cargo (1999)





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The crew of a ship traveling to Mars awakens from space hibernation to find a serious problem on board.
Action & Adventure , Science Fiction & Fantasy , Television
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In Theaters:
Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment


Jason London
as Carlos
Elizabeth Alexander
as Dolphin Commander
David Paterson
as Warren Schiedell
Kevin Copeland
as Hunt Ballard
Diana Glenn
as Leilani Griffin
Theresa Wong
as Yvonne Hoving
Helen Houard
as Eli Follette
Rebecca Riggs
as Meryl Leonardi
Sean Dennehy
as Rupert O'Day
Rainey Mayo
as Gulliver Woman
Brandon Burke
as Gulliver Man
Eric Thill
as Bar Man
Jennifer Congram
as Traffic Operator
Simon Westaway
as Adam Iberra, SSS17 First Watch
Alan Dale
as Eichhorn, Explorer Dolphin
Warwick Young
as Omer Janowitz, SSS17 First Watch
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Critic Reviews for Alien Cargo

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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for Alien Cargo


A lackluster antagonist creatively stifles this coulda-been-better effort as the crew from a space cargo transport discover something amiss in this cargo hold. They had the money to make it, you can see that in the costume and set design. And they had the talent, seen in the camera work, the acting, the edit, the choices made. Somehow though the threat in the piece never translates, the threat implied in the title, and the twist, when it comes, is equally unmoving, so it's a "meh".

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer


Considering that it is only a made-for-TV production (for the Sci-Fi channel, no less), I will concede that it is better than most of its ilk, mainly due to the fact that it doesn't rely on special effects but rather the paranoia between the crew members. Unfortunately, as is the bane of almost all television productions, the script is rather flat, the acting is rather weak, and the direction is workman-like. It had potential but ended up being a disappointment on almost every level. Not worth your time. Skip it.

David Schwenker
David Schwenker

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