Is there anybody who doesn’t fall into the mesmerizing traps of science fiction? Whether somebody likes to watch dystopian, military, space opera, or apocalyptic sci-fi, they would be softened when it comes to the cult classics. One such sci-fi cult classic is the Space Movie 1992.
American filmmaker Ridley Scott directed the sci-fi/horror film Alien (1979) which is a cult classic now. Sci-fi films have over time demanded techniques and styles of filmmaking to revolutionize. So, the very first use of CGI and VFX in a film called Westworld was released in 1973.
However, our article is going to discuss a sci-fi short film that gets lost amidst other commercial films. So without further adieu let’s get into the main conversation!
What is Space Movie 1992?
Space Movie 1992 is a science-fiction cult classic movie that was released in 1992. It was titled Gayniggers from Outer Space. This movie is just a parody of other space movies in the Hollywood film industry. It was spreading across social media when the users of Reddit remarked “Don’t Google ‘space movie from 1992” as it was just a trick to fool the people.
Space movie from 1992 leads the story of gay men who planned to free from earth’s dominating women. The main theme of this movie is they try to build up a new homosexual society. The sci-fi genre is mixed up with comedy and a gay atmosphere.
Space Movie 1992 Short Wiki:
- Director: Morten Lindberg
- Writers: Morten Lindberg, Per Kristensen
- Stars: Gbatokai Dakinah, Coco C.P. Dalbert, Sammy Salomon
- Top Casts: Sammy Salomon as Capt. B. Dick, Anne Busacker as Ukranian, Konrad Fields as Mr. Schwul, Gbatokai Dakinah as Sgt. Shaved Balls, Verner Mollerup Christensen as Ukranian (as Verner Christensen), Torben Zenth as Ukranian
- Soundtracks: Bilitis
- Composed by: Francis Lai
- Country of Origin: Denmark
- Language: English
- As known as: Sgt. Shaved Balls
- Ratings: 6.0/10
- Produced by: Dino Raymond Hansen (executive producer)
- Cinematography by: Henrik Kristensen
- Production Design by: Per Kristensen
- Film Editing by: Prami Larsen
- Costume Design by: Maja Rasmussen
- Art Direction by: Per Kristensen
- Special Effects by: Per Kristensen – special photographic effects
- Sound Department: Peter Schultz – Sound, Jens Bangsholt – Sound director
- Art Department: Bjorn Nymand – first assistant decorator, Jesper Andersen – second assistant decorator, Joakim zacko Weyland – third assistant decorator
- Transport Department: Soren Jacobsen – driver
Space Movie 1992:
In the year 1992, numerous science fiction films came out. The Space Movie from 1992 was a cult favorite for many. Space Movie or as popularly known as ‘Gayniggers from Outer Space is a blaxploitation short film. ‘Gayniggers from Outer Space is directed by Danish Performing artist, Morten Lindberg.
Space Movie 1992 is a parody in the name of science fiction. The roles in this film induce a sense of satire. Such as ArmInAss, Capt. B. Dick, D. Ildo, Sgt. Shaved Balls etc. 1992 Space Movie follows a group of intergalactic homosexual men from a planet called Anus.
These men discover the presence of females on Earth. They decide to demolish every female thereby using rayguns, all because the male population was oppressed. Before leaving they leave back a “Gay Ambassador” to teach earthlings about their new life.
If somebody now asks you – what Space Movie came out in 1992? then the direct answer should be ‘Gayniggers from Outer Space. The running time of this movie is 26 minutes. Originally written by Per Kristensen & Morten Lindberg, produced by Dino Raymond Hansen and Lamont Sanford.
Cinematographer Henrik Kristenson and editor Prami Larsen did a fairly good job. Space Movie 1992 was initially released at Stockholm Queer Film Festival (2006). Later distributed by Det Danske Filminstitut.
Trivia regarding Space Movie 1992:
The director took creative inspiration from ‘Plan 9 from Outer Space in choosing the title of this movie. The film offers various surprises; one of them is that the majority of the scenes shown in this film are shot in black and white except for the climax. So, this was pretty intentional as the filmmaker wanted to capture a dramatic visual effect.
Director has well established the theme of this film to portray a world that is to get freedom from a planet ruled by ruthless women. And the viewers have since then reviewed this film on IMDB stating that this short film is a “comedic cult favorite”.
Top Sci-Fi films released in 1992-93:
Every film directed by Steven Spielberg undoubtedly makes hype in the crowd. Jurassic Park directed by Steven Spielberg, stars Sam Neil, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, and many others. And the film revolves around a paleontologist who has to protect the grandkids of the man who owns a theme park in Central America. As a result, things get out of his control as the park’s cloned Dinosaurs run loose and there’s an electric failure.
This sci-fi franchise was started by filmmaker Ridley Scott. Alien 3 was released in 1992 and directed by David Fincher. It starred actors like Sigourney Weaver, Charles Dance, Lance Henrikson, Charles S. Dutton, etc. The plot, in a nutshell, would be Ellen Ripley’s crash landing on Fiorina 161 which is a prison with ultimate security. After a series of extremely absurd events, Ellen realizes that she has brought along an uninvited guest.
Italian-Canadian filmmaker Marco Brambilla directed Demolition Man. Amongst the star-studded cast, we’ll be witnessing Sylvester Stallone as John Spartan (protagonist). Synopsis of Demolition Man (action/sci-fi) orbits around a police officer who’s exported out of suspended animation in a prison. So, he stops an old ultra-violent nemesis who’s set loose in a non-violent future society.
Bottom Line –
Even though this 26min short film was praised after it got released, with time it has been overshadowed by other commercially made sci-fi movies. So, if you’re a real movie lover then don’t rely solely on lists, do your own research. Enjoy!