Battlefield Earth

Synopsis: In the year 3000, humanity is no match for the Psychlos, a greedy, manipulative race on a quest for ultimate profit. Led by the seductive and powerful Terl, the Psychlos are stripping Earth of its resources, using the broken remnants of humanity as slaves. What is left of the human race has reverted to a primitive state, believing the invaders to be demons and technology to be evil. After humanity has all but given up any hope of freeing themselves from alien oppression, a young man named Tyler decides to leave his desolate home high in the Rocky Mountains to discover the truth, whereupon he is captured and enslaved. It is then that he decides to fight back, leading his fellow man in one final struggle for freedom.
Director(s): Roger Christian
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  19 wins & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
118 min

The entire tribe must not|be endangered. . .

. . .because of the defiance of|one person.

You must forget about him.

He was a wild spirit and this was|always to be his fate.

You talk as if he's already dead

Even if he does survive this time,|he's a greener. . .

. . .so set your sights elsewhere|for a husband.

I'll never set my sights elsewhere.

-This is all the medicine I could find.|-I'm sorry.

The gods took your father|in the night.

As long as we stay here, there'll|never be enough to eat. Never.

There may be other places|we could live where food is plentiful.

All it takes is one demon to follow|you back from the forbidden land.

Then we'd all be struck down.

Have you ever seen one?

Have you?

Has anyone here ever seen one?

A demon?

A monster!

A beast!

The stories are true.

The gods used to live here.

They watched over and protected man,|but man grew selfish. . .

. . .and cruel. So the gods left. . .

. . .allowing the demons|to descend from the sky.

As survivors, we must dedicate|our lives to pleasing the gods. . .

. . .so that one day they will come back|and drive away the demons.

That is our fate.

Only if you believe in fate.

I'm sorry. I can't take you.

I can't handle myself|as well as a man?

-No.|-You arrogant greener.

You can handle yourself|better than most men. . .

. . .which is why you need|to help the village.

Your mother gave this to me|before she died.

She hoped it'd be passed|to your children.

It's for good luck.

Don't let anything happen|to you out there.



So you're the beast|we're all afraid of.

Not a lot of meat on a dragon.

You have been fortunate in the hunt.

I hope you thanked the gods.

-A nonbeliever.|-I believe what I can see.

A nonbeliever, huh?|You from the caves?

Probably never seen a god.|Would you like to?

-What do you know about gods?|-We've seen gods. Rock and l.

You lying thieves.

Wait a minute.

Wait a minute, we're hunting.

No time to show you gods with no food.

We need food. We must hunt.|Nonbeliever.


First you show me the god.

Then we eat.


Frozen ones.

The way to the great god village|is marked by these frozen ones.

When the gods left this world,|they ordered man not to look at them.

Those that disobeyed were|frozen in place for all of eternity.

When the gods lived here|they could fly through the air.

They'd drive chariots in front|of special caves with golden arches.


And the food would magically appear.



The gods weren't allowed to fall|in love with mortal women.

This one did. . .

. . .and was left behind,|frozen as punishment.

Are you sure this was a god?

I thought you said you believe|what you can see.

If you need proof. . .

. . .when the sun goes down, you can see|the rest of the gods in the sky.

They're the bright lights.

The evil beasts hunt in the dark.|We need to find shelter.

There's a cave over here.

Look at those poor bastards.|They really angered the gods.


Let's eat.

Go. Go.

What's a "greener"?

The grass is greener|on the other side.

Always looking for something better,|something out there.

Maybe she was right.

God stone.


No, you keep it. You keep it.

Where we're from, a good woman|is a hard thing to find.

So if you were stupid enough|to leave a good woman behind. . .

. . .why don't you tell me where she is|so I can go get her for myself?


Forget about me.|Get out of here. I can't move!


Oh, heavenly gods!

Don't breathe the air!

It's poison!

My chest is on fire!

It helps you breathe. Take it!

I can't!

Get off my brother.

-What's he saying?|-Don't know.

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