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Defense Condition 4 (1985)
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Defense Condition 4 (1985)
Original name: Def-Con 4
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men and a woman circle the globe in a satellite armed with a nuclear device. The third world war breaks out, and a few months later the satellite crashes. They survive the crash but one man gets killed by survivors and the other man gets caught. The woman stays by the remains of the the satellite but is soon caught by evil punks who have taken power.
Style: unusual plot structure, humorous, suspense, melancholic, absurd, harsh, splatter, apocalyptic, intense, allegory ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, natural disaster, catastrophe, adventure, disaster, outer space, end of the world, monster, revenge, mutant, mars, family, nuclear war, writers, death, space travel, camp, science, cold war, weapons, justice, lone hero, alternate reality ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: russia

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Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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Gangland (2001)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Ultra Warrior (1990)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: serious, tense, bleak, futuristic
Audience: boys' night
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Encrypt (2003)
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Duration: 101 min.
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Shepherd (1998)
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For the Cause (2000)
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Duration: 100 min.
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Time: future
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Duration: 102 min.
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Duration: 89 min.
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Duration: 94 min.
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