Event Horizon

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In the year 2047 a group of astronauts are sent to investigate and salvage the long lost starship "Event Horizon". The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the crew of the "Lewis and Clark" discover the real truth behind its disappearance and something even more terrifying.

  1. Philip Eisner


  2. Paul W.S. Anderson


Top Billed Cast

  1. Laurence Fishburne

    Laurence Fishburne

    Captain Miller

  2. Sam Neill

    Sam Neill

    Dr. William Weir

  3. Kathleen Quinlan

    Kathleen Quinlan

    Peters, Med Tech

  4. Joely Richardson

    Joely Richardson

    Lt. Starck

  5. Richard T. Jones

    Richard T. Jones


  6. Jack Noseworthy

    Jack Noseworthy


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget $60,000,000.00

Revenue $26,673,242.00

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Release Information

  • August 15, 1997
    R, Theatrical
  • December 15, 1998
    R, Physical
  • December 30, 2008
    R, Physical



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A review by Matt Golden

By Matt Golden

In the year 2040, a spacecraft called the Event Horizon was sent out to journey among the stars with an experimental gravity drive that purported to allow faster-than-light travel. On its maiden voyage, however, it vanished. Seven years later, it has returned, orbiting Neptune, and a rescue crew is sent out to investigate, along with the scientist responsible for the ship’s creation. The rescue crew of the Lewis and Clark are a group of no-nonsense blue-collar workers, led by Captain Miller (Laurence Fishburne), with Dr. William Weir (Sam Neill) along for his expertise. When they arrive at the... read the rest.

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