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3 Ratings: 2.7
A movie directed by Howard McCain

Outlanderis an outrageous, genre-bending, comic book movie starring Jim Caviezel as Kainan, an extraterrestrial who crashes on Earth amidst Vikings during the Iron Age. Mistaken for a member of an enemy tribe, Kainan is captured by a king, Rothgar (John … see full wiki

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Director: Howard McCain
2 reviews about Outlander
review by . June 03, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
This manly medieval sci-fi and swords thriller hits most of the cliches you'd expect but manages still to feel fairly fresh.     An alien astronaut - who looks just like James Caviezel - crash lands on a strange planet, that turns out to be medieval Norway, on Earth. Luckily he has a gadget that can teach him the local Norse dialect in moments (and luckily for us the local dialect sounds just like English). Unluckily for lots of the locals, he's also unwittingly brought something …
review by . June 20, 2009
If I could, I would give this movie 3.5 stars. It provided me with a couple of hours of solid entertainment, but one just feels that so much more could have been done with the given material.    From the outset, this movie seemed to have it all: alien warrior visiting the Earth, Vikings and a space monster released on the defenseless bronze-age humans. For the most part, the movie delivered on its promise, but unfortunately it underdeveloped most of those themes. Jim Caviezel …
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