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Overall 5


High-Def Digest
10 September 2013
  • Conclusion: From notorious 'Battlefield Earth' director Roger Christian, 'Stranded' is a low-budget sci-fi horror that largely feels like a low-rent knockoff of a Roger Corman production but looks as if it was made for basic-cable television. Starring Christian Slater as a poor-man's Ellen Ripley, the movie is surprisingly bearable but ultimately too clichéd and formulaic to be taken serious.
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Overall 4
Audio 8
Extras 4

Stranded Blu-ray Review

29 August 2013
  • Excerpt: By 2027, we will establish a moon base for purposes of mineral exploration, so says Stranded . Even better, America’s manned, one year mission should be hosted by Christian Slater. It’s short of Bruce Willis, but on a B-level mission to our planet’s orbiting satellite, Slater will do. Slater is joined by three others, hosting no resolution to their character depth as Stranded instantaneously propels meteorites onto a set of refreshing miniatures.
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Overall 6
Movie overall 4
Extras 3

Stranded (2013)

25 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Stranded is a capably produced Blu-ray, but it has nothing to recommend it as a thriller, a horror film or a space adventure. If you're truly curious, rent it. Did you find this review helpful?
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Overall 8


Slant Magazine
19 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Roger Christian's Stranded , a horror flick about a ghastly extraterrestrial creature that terrorizes four suckers trapped aboard a bio-dome space craft, is an ill-conceived genre exercise built on a frivolous foundation. It lacks for a significant moral underpinning, making it unworthy of comparisons to the classic movie it's most obviously inspired by: Alien .
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Film Review: ‘Stranded’

26 July 2013
  • Summary: Another blandly competent, thoroughly forgettable low-budget sci-fi thriller assembled from the stray parts of countless other, better movies.
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Overall 2


AV Club
25 July 2013
  • Excerpt: The cut-rate Alien knockoff Stranded is set inside a base on the moon; it’s windowless, which is convenient because it saves the filmmakers the trouble of actually showing the lunar surface. The base doesn’t seem to have any effective overhead lighting, though it does have automatic doors that wobble, several suspiciously similar-looking hallways, and a video-log recorder that is just a foldout book light painted black.
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Review: ‘Stranded’

19 August 2010
  • Summary: The characters are not the only things "Stranded" in debuting writer-directors Hughes and Sandra Martin's shaky wartime drama-cum-supernatural thriller.
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