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* AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: If the supernova wavefront doesn't destroy the Earth, it will have this effect on humanity, according to Sweetie,


''Supernova'' is a 2000 science fiction film produced by MGM and effects studio Creator/HammerheadProduction. Starring Creator/JamesSpader, Creator/AngelaBassett, Robert Forster, Creator/LouDiamondPhillips, Wilson Cruz, Creator/RobinTunney, and a pre-Literature/{{Twilight}} Peter Facinelli. Voice actress Vanessa Marshall provides the voice of ship's computer, "Sweetie".

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''Supernova'' is a 2000 science fiction film produced by MGM and effects studio Creator/HammerheadProduction. Starring Creator/JamesSpader, Creator/AngelaBassett, Robert Forster, Creator/LouDiamondPhillips, Wilson Cruz, Creator/RobinTunney, and a pre-Literature/{{Twilight}} Peter Facinelli.Creator/PeterFacinelli. Voice actress Vanessa Marshall provides the voice of ship's computer, "Sweetie".



* MrFanservice: Peter Facinelli is totally naked ''a lot''.

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* MrFanservice: Peter Facinelli Creator/PeterFacinelli is totally naked ''a lot''.


* YourCheatingHeart: Danika, who is married to Yerzy, later has sex with Troy while in zero gravity.


The story begins with the [[CoolShip Medical ship Nightingale]] and its crew-Captain Marley (Forster), ship's doctor Kaela Evers (Bassett), Medics Yerzy Penalosa (Phillips) and Danika Lund (Tunney), and computer expert Benj Stomejar (Cruz). Into this mix comes new co-pilot Nick Vanzant (Spader), a recovering "Hazen" addict. There is tension between Nick and Kaela as she has a dislike of Nick as her abusive ex-lover, Karl Larson, was also a Hazen addict.

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The story begins with the [[CoolShip Medical medical ship Nightingale]] ''[[CoolShip Nightingale 229]]'' and its crew-Captain Marley (Forster), ship's doctor Kaela Evers (Bassett), Medics Yerzy Penalosa (Phillips) and Danika Lund (Tunney), and computer expert Benj Stomejar (Cruz). Into this mix comes new co-pilot Nick Vanzant (Spader), a recovering "Hazen" addict. There is tension between Nick and Kaela as she has a dislike of Nick as her abusive ex-lover, Karl Larson, was also a Hazen addict.



Whether or not the film [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot squanders]] its promising beginning to become a slasher film [[RecycledInSpace in space]] is debatable. (And [[Administrivia/TropesAreTools whether or not that's a bad thing.]]) Director Creator/WalterHill had his name removed from the finished film (using the post-AlanSmithee name "Thomas Lee" instead.)

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Whether or not the film [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot squanders]] its promising beginning to become a generic slasher film [[RecycledInSpace in space]] is debatable. (And [[Administrivia/TropesAreTools whether or not that's a bad thing.]]) Director Creator/WalterHill had his name removed from the finished film (using the post-AlanSmithee name "Thomas Lee" instead.)





* AlanSmithee: The name was retired by the time this film was made, so director Creator/WalterHill used "Thomas Lee" instead.


* DramaticSpaceDrifting: [[spoiler: The movie had a scene of Danika struggling in the vacuums of space before succumbing to asphyxiation after being ejected from an airlock. Another scene showed the corpse of Yerzy--Danika's lover--careening into space after he was struck in the head by Troy and disposed via an airlock]].

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* DramaticSpaceDrifting: The movie had two scenes of this trope. [[spoiler: The movie had a first scene of involved Danika struggling in the vacuums of space before succumbing to asphyxiation after being ejected from an airlock. Another scene showed the corpse of Yerzy--Danika's lover--careening into space after he was struck in the head by Troy and disposed of via an airlock]].


* DramaticSpaceDrifting: [[spoiler: The fate of Danika and Yerzy, where the former struggling in the vacuums of space after being ejected from an airlock before succumbing to asphyxiation while the latter was launched out into the void without any motions due to being struck in the head with a blunt instrument]].

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* DramaticSpaceDrifting: [[spoiler: The fate movie had a scene of Danika and Yerzy, where the former struggling in the vacuums of space after being ejected from an airlock before succumbing to asphyxiation while the latter was launched out into the void without any motions due to after being ejected from an airlock. Another scene showed the corpse of Yerzy--Danika's lover--careening into space after he was struck in the head with a blunt instrument]].by Troy and disposed via an airlock]].

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* DramaticSpaceDrifting: [[spoiler: The fate of Danika and Yerzy, where the former struggling in the vacuums of space after being ejected from an airlock before succumbing to asphyxiation while the latter was launched out into the void without any motions due to being struck in the head with a blunt instrument]].


Whether or not the film [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot squanders]] its promising beginning to become a slasher film [[RecycledInSpace in space]] is debatable. (And [[TropesAreNotBad whether or not that's a bad thing.]]) Director Creator/WalterHill had his name removed from the finished film (using the post-AlanSmithee name "Thomas Lee" instead.)

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Whether or not the film [[TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodPlot squanders]] its promising beginning to become a slasher film [[RecycledInSpace in space]] is debatable. (And [[TropesAreNotBad [[Administrivia/TropesAreTools whether or not that's a bad thing.]]) Director Creator/WalterHill had his name removed from the finished film (using the post-AlanSmithee name "Thomas Lee" instead.)


''Supernova'' is a 2000 science fiction film produced by MGM and effects studio Creator/HammerheadProduction. Starring Creator/JamesSpader, Creator/AngelaBassett, Robert Forster, Lou Diamond Phillips, Wilson Cruz, Creator/RobinTunney, and a pre-Literature/{{Twilight}} Peter Facinelli. Voice actress Vanessa Marshall provides the voice of ship's computer, "Sweetie".

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''Supernova'' is a 2000 science fiction film produced by MGM and effects studio Creator/HammerheadProduction. Starring Creator/JamesSpader, Creator/AngelaBassett, Robert Forster, Lou Diamond Phillips, Creator/LouDiamondPhillips, Wilson Cruz, Creator/RobinTunney, and a pre-Literature/{{Twilight}} Peter Facinelli. Voice actress Vanessa Marshall provides the voice of ship's computer, "Sweetie".




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* MsFanservice: Robin Tunney appears in sex scenes and topless multiple times.

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* CoitusEnsues: The film has ''three'' gratuitous sex scenes (two of them in [[ZeroGSpot zero gravity]]). The module where the zero-g sex occurs appears to even be ''built'' for this purpose.


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* YourCheatingHeart: Danika, who is married to Yerzy, later has sex with Troy while in zero gravity.


''Supernova'' is a 2000 science fiction film produced by MGM and effects studio Creator/HammerheadProduction. Starring Creator/JamesSpader, Creator/AngelaBassett, Robert Forster, Lou Diamond Phillips, Wilson Cruz, Robin Tunney, and a pre-Literature/{{Twilight}} Peter Facinelli. Voice actress Vanessa Marshall provides the voice of ship's computer, "Sweetie".

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''Supernova'' is a 2000 science fiction film produced by MGM and effects studio Creator/HammerheadProduction. Starring Creator/JamesSpader, Creator/AngelaBassett, Robert Forster, Lou Diamond Phillips, Wilson Cruz, Robin Tunney, Creator/RobinTunney, and a pre-Literature/{{Twilight}} Peter Facinelli. Voice actress Vanessa Marshall provides the voice of ship's computer, "Sweetie".


* RecycledInSpace: The movie's premise starts out similar to ''Film/PitchBlack'', but ends up ''Dead Calm'' in space.

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* RecycledInSpace: The movie's premise starts out similar to ''Film/PitchBlack'', but ends up ''Dead Calm'' ''Film/DeadCalm'' in space.

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