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Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 (10-May-2000)

Director: Roger Christian

Writers: Corey Mandell; J. D. Shapiro

From novel: Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbard

Music by: Elia Cmiral

Producers: Elie Samaha; Jonathan D. Krane; John Travolta

Keywords: Sci-Fi, Unintentional Comedy, Alien Invasion, Slavery, Mining, Explosions

Film adaptation of an L. Ron Hubbard novel of the same name follows humanity's struggle for liberation from an alien race bent on their exploitation.

Earth as we know it sits in the clenched fist of the Psychlos, a band of power-hungry humanoid aliens, in the year 3000. Obsessed with financial gain, the Psychlos intend to strip Earth of its natural resources on their way through our Solar System, using hopelessly-mismatched humans as a means to an end. Standing in their way long after the last flickers of human resistance flamed out is Tyler, a scrappy young man hailing from what remains of the Rocky Mountains whose courage and refusal to respect his planet's alien overlords finds him spearheading one last crusade for freedom. Produced by evangelical Scientologist John Travolta as a vehicle for his religion, Battlefield Earth was a critical and commercial catastrophe, regularly appearing on "worst-ever" lists of films since its release.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kim Coates
1959   Alex Trager on Sons of Anarchy
Barry Pepper
4-Apr-1970   The Green Mile
Kelly Preston
13-Oct-1962   What a Girl Wants
John Travolta
18-Feb-1954   Saturday Night Fever
Richard Tyson
13-Feb-1961   Kindergarten Cop
Forest Whitaker
15-Jul-1961   Ghost Dog


John Travolta   ...   Terl
Barry Pepper   ...   Jonnie
Forest Whitaker   ...   Ker
Kim Coates   ...   Carlo
Richard Tyson   ...   The Wild Woodsman
Sabine Karsenti   ...   Chrissy
Michael MacRae   ...   District Manager Zete
Michael Byrne   ...   Parson Staffer
Sean Hewitt   ...   Heywood
Michael Perron   ...   Rock
Shaun Austin-Olsen   ...   Planetship
Christian Tessier   ...   Mickey
Sylvain Landry   ...   Sammy
Christopher Freeman   ...   Processing Clerk
John Topor   ...   Processing Clerk
Tim Post   ...   Assistant Planetship
Earl Pastko   ...   Bartender
Todd McDougall   ...   Psychlo Wrangler
Derrick Damon Reeve   ...   Psychlo Hoser
Jason Cavalier   ...   Floyd
Andrew Albert   ...   Labor Supervisor
Alan Legros   ...   Heavy Set Guard
John Topor   ...   One Eyed Guard
Andy Bradshaw   ...   Mason
Jim Meskimen   ...   Blythe
Robert Higden   ...   Supply Clerk
John Topor   ...   Teleportation Supervisor
Rejean Denoncourt   ...   Communication Officer
Tait Ruppert   ...   Rodman
Tim Post   ...   Psychlo Guard
Mulumba Tshikuka   ...   Human Pilot
Kelly Preston   ...   Chirk
Marie-Josée Croze   ...   Mara
Nadine Corde   ...   Psychlo Babe
Russell Yuen   ...   Speaking Bandit
Andrew Campbell   ...   Leering Grin Bandit
Noel Burton   ...   Clinko


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