I liked Connery in this, but the story isn't good, and the rest of the cast is forgettable. I don't recommend this movie.
For Marshal O'Neil (Sean Connery), the Jupiter moon Io is just another dingy mining town on the final frontier. When his wife leaves him and takes their son with them, it merely confirms that though h... read more
DVD Release Date: July 3, 2001
Stats: 516 reviews
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October 20, 2010
A sci-fi version of High Noon set in deep space, with an early 80's vision of the future, a great soundtrack, and some great performances. Connery is great, Sterhagen brilliant and Berkoff at his psychotic best. Underrated by many and passed off as just another sci-fi but it's a ...
October 10, 2010
High Noon meets Alien with a pinch of noir. Fun and effective. Very watchable. Obviously an influence on the new BSG.
February 20, 2009
Outland takes place on the moon of Io, one of Jupiter's moons. Approximately 2500 people live on the tiny mining outpost, mining for titanium. The new marshall (Connery) arrives just as a series of strange suicides is taking place. The storyline of Outland reminds me a little ...
May 12, 2008
Not bad, not bad. Apparently this a huge ripoff of High Noon but I don't really give a shit. It's a nice, junky science fiction movie, full of exploding heads and Sean Connery shooting things with like five hundred different shotguns. (I typed "shotfuns" on accident and considere...
October 25, 2007
Sean Connery kills druggy spacemen. I like when the guys face explodes outside. Not that entertaining as a whole.
September 9, 2007
Sci Fi action with Connery wielding a shotgun. Not too bad and it has some decent action.
July 14, 2007
Shaun Connery fights corruption and drug abuse on an outer space mining colony. There aren't any creatures here, only humans! I liked this suspenseful movie.
July 14, 2007
Efficient sci fi thriller that's basically High Noon made in the style of Alien. The family based scenes are a little embarrassing, but they are mercifully brief and infrequent.
October 23, 2006
"High Noon" goes sci-fi with Connery as a marshal on the Jupiter moon.
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