Event Horizon

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This article is on the film Event Horizon. For the physics term, see event horizon.

Event Horizon is a 1997 science fiction and horror film. It was directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, written by Philip Eisner, and stars The Matrix ' Laurence Fishburne and Jurassic Park's Sam Neill.

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In the year 2047, a rescue crew (on board the ship Lewis and Clark) investigates a spaceship (the "Event Horizon") that mysteriously disappeared seven years earlier. The top secret ship had been designed to travel faster than the speed of light, by creating an artificial black hole that opens a temporary gateway in space-time. When they board the ship, they discover the truth about its disappearance and that it has brought back something even more horrifying.

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The score of the film was written and performed by Orbital (band) and Michael Kamen. The end credit theme was the song Funky Shit by The Prodigy. The movie was extensively sampled on Zao's 1999 album, Liberate Te Ex Inferis, (a phrase which is similar to one that occurs in the dialog of Event Horizon).

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