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Synopsis: Supernova chronicles the search and rescue patrol of a medical ship in deep space in the early 22nd century and its six-member crew which includes a Captain and Pilot, a co-pilot, a medical officer, a medical technician, a search and rescue paramedic, and a computer technician. When their vessel, the Nightingale 229, answers an emergency distress signal from a comet mining operation in a distant galaxy, the crew soon finds itself in danger from the mysterious young man they rescue, the alien artifact he's smuggled aboard, and the gravitational pull of a giant star about to supernova. The resulting explosion will be the most massive explosion in the universe.
Director(s): Walter Hill
Production: MGM/UA
Rotten Tomatoes:
90 min

I want a name with some authority.

If there is none, this is a no-go.

Scanning foridentification.

Transmission signature:|Karl James Larson.


Karl Larson!

You know him?

Worst nightmare I ever met.

Mr Vanzant, plot us a course, please.

Yes, sir.

Dimension drive fully charged.

Call it, Sweetie.

All crew, prepare forrescue operation|via dimensionjump.

You go on ahead.



Dimensional stabilisation chamber|now sterilising.

- Maybe this Karl guy's just coincidence.|- With Karl, nothing's coincidence.

Last time we did this|I didn't sh*t right for a month.

You're gonna be fine.

This guy panicked during countdown|and he jumped out of his DSU.

So this other guy|pulls him into his with him, right?

Countdown goes off and they have to|D-jump like that. I'm not kidding!

Afterwards they go to pull 'em out...|and it's one guy.

14 feet long with a head on each end!

And then suddenly the heads start talking.

And both of them go, "Are we there yet?"

- That's not funny.|- It's kinda funny.

It's not.

Two minutes to|dimensionjump activation.

One minute to dimensionjump activation.

All crew, enter dimensional|stabilisation units at this time.

Research says D-jump is great|for your sexual stamina.

- Hallelujah!|- You know, you're gonna get it!

I am?


- I need to talk to you.|- When we get there. Use mine.

- I'll use number four. Now.|- Why?

No time.

- Call it musical chairs.|- Be my guest!

30 seconds to dimensionjump activation.

All crew, enter dimensional|stabilisation units at this time.

All crew, enter dimensional|stabilisation units at this time.

Final countdown. Ten, nine,

eight, seven, six, five, four,

three, two, one.

Plasma acceleration.

Oh, I had you!

I definitely had you that time.

Oh, God, no.

Don't touch anything!

His skin's fused with polyglass.

Danika! Nanoscan kit, number three|laser scalpel, vascular cauteriser, stat!

He's still alive!

What's happening?

- Sweetie?|- Debris strike. Fuel reservoirbreached.

- Hold him still!|- Benjamin! Bridge, now!

Ship has entered high-gravity field.

Severe fuel loss.

Gravity increasing.

Laser scalpel!



Controls active. Systems up.

- Prime main engine.|- Severe engine damage.

Extreme fuel loss.


Blue giant.

That's gonna be ten times|the gravity of our sun.

We've jumped into a high-grav field right|in the path of that moon's debris cloud!

I can't isolate these veins|unless you keep this hatch shut!

Warning. Lunarimpact in 57 seconds.

- Rate of descent?|- 98 metres persecond.

Time to impact?

49 seconds.

- Recommend alternatives?|- Assessment...

Sweetie, get us out of here!

- The hatch is gonna open!|- The controls aren't responding!

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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