Cult Movies

Cult Movie Essentials: Starship (1984)

Starship (also known as Lorca and the Outlaws and 2084) is a 1984 science fiction film directed by Roger Christian based on a screenplay by Christian and Matthew Jacobs.

It opens on the remote mining planet Ordessa (aka New South Wales and Western Australia), the management uses killer military police androids to crack down on workers upset with the terrible conditions. Lorca (John Tarrant) and his mother Abbie (Donogh Rees) led the human underground resistance movement until Abbie was killed by androids.

Now, Lorca and Suzi (Cassandra Webb) battle Captain Jowitt (Ralph Cotterill) and the brutal bounty hunter Danny (Hugh Keays-Byrne), with the help of the friendly android Grid (Deep Roy).

 

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