Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)

Originally shown in 3-D, this sci-fi adventure from Canada tells the story of how the title hero, a sort of intergalactic bounty hunter, and his female teen-aged sidekick save a trio of women from the villainous mutant who holds them… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 20, 1983
DVD Release Date: December 4, 2001
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Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

A muddled science fiction tale.

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TV Guide

With a bigger dose of originality, Spacehunter could have become a popular, enduring sci-fi adventure.

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Karina Montgomery

Ages like good cheese

Don Peretta
Time Out

What could have been a sci-fi horror classic is instead just a better-than-average children's adventure story.

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People Magazine

At least nobody will have to stand in line to see this film now that the third Star Wars has opened: Spacehunter is not nearly as good as Return of the Jedi, and it's clearly intended for the same audience.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

It attempts so much that it will probably remind you of at least a dozen other pirate, gladiator, horror and science-fiction stories, because its own plot is none too distinctive and is seriously overcrowded.

Rob Vaux

The producers in their infinite wisdom decided to release it five days before the single most anticipated science fiction epic of all time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 36% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
If you're a big fan of either Molly Ringwald or 80s sci-fi movies in general, I highly recommend this movie. I loved it, it has a good story, good actors,… More
vieras esine
Oh, good grief...
Phil Hubbs
With a small known cast of Ernie Hudson, Molly Ringwald and a well hidden Michael Ironside this sci-fi film starts off nicely with pretty good looking… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Junky 80's Sci-Fi mess. There are amusing relations between Peter Strauss and Molly Ringwald, but that couldn't save it. They team up with Ernie… More
Red Lats
Peter Strauss, interplanetary adventurer and 15 year old Molly Ringwald team up to defeat the Forbidden Zone - a planet with all sorts of evil beings. I found… More
Lee Kyle
cheese with a capital c.