Lost in Space script
Lost in Space (1998)
Synopsis: The Robinson family was supposed to set off on a five-year mission to explore a distant planet, but an act of sabotage by the scheming Dr. Zachary Smith -- who managed to get himself trapped aboard the spaceship -- leaves them adrift in space for three years. The Robinsons, pilot Don West, Dr. Smith and their trusty robot move from planet to planet, always searching for a way to return to Earth.

COMPUTER:

Target lock.

EXT.-SPACE

Imminent collision.

INT.-WEST'S FIGHTER

The hull of the Attack Ship fills his bubble glass.

WEST:

The lights are dimming. The curtain's

coming down. Sing you fat, old bag,

sing!

West hits the firing stud.

EXT.-DEEP SPACE

West's pulse lasers converge on the Attack Ship barely meters ahead,

the ROARING craft EXPLODING directly before him.

INT.-WEST'S BUBBLE FIGHTER

(OVER) WEST SCREAMS as he shoots through the sudden conflagration of

flame and debris, everywhere and then gone, giving way to the blackness

of space and the starfield beyond.

WEST:

Show's over.

Below, the second Attack Ship ROARS past, lasers FIRING, locked in a

pinwheel battle with Jeb's Bubble Fighter.

EXT.-SPACE

JEB'S BUBBLE FIGHTER banks, avoiding the high energy volley. Almost. A

laser BURST grazes his Bubble Fighter, the surface of his craft

sparking, suddenly scored with flames.

INT.-JEB'S CRAFT

The Attack ship is right behind him.

JEB:

Weapons are off line. Jettisoning main

drive core.

EXT.-SPACE

The thruster core of Jeb's Bubble Fighter BLOWS off in a bolus of

flame, soaring back into the pursuit craft. The Raider EXPLODES.

INT.-JEB'S CRAFT

Controls are sparking. Displays flicker. (OVER) An ALARM sounds.

COMPUTER:

Warning. Failure in redundant drive systems.

JEB-POV. The surface of Mars is rushing up fast.

COMPUTER:

Impact on in 90 seconds.

JEB:

Mars Control. . .

EXT.-SPACE

Jeb's ship is barreling toward the planet.

JEB (OVER)

. . .this is Ranger One.

INT.-WEST'S FIGHTER

JEB (ON RADIO)

...Engines will not respond. Require

assistance. Repeat...

BASE (ON RADIO)

Ranger One this is Grissom Base.

Rescue craft have been dispatched.

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Akiva Goldsman

Akiva J. Goldsman (born July 7, 1962) is an American film and television writer, director, and producer. He received an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the 2001 film, A Beautiful Mind, which also won the Oscar for Best Picture. more…

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