Terminus (1987 film)

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Directed by Pierre-William Glenn
Produced by Anne François
Marita Coustet
Written by Patrice Duvic
Alain Gillot
Wallace Potts
Starring Johnny Hallyday
Karen Allen
Music by David Cunningham
Cinematography Jean-Claude Vicquery
Edited by Thierry Derocles
Release dates
  • 28 January 1987 (1987-01-28) (France)
Running time
110 minutes
Country France
Language French

Terminus is a 1987 French-German science fiction film directed by Pierre-William Glenn.


2037: An international sport has been established where a driver of a truck must cross the country and arrive at an established terminus. The driver must overcome all kinds of obstacles and enemies The lead truck called "Monster" has been designed by a boy genius (Gabriel Damon) and is to be piloted by a woman (Karen Allen) named Gus through the course. Yet the truck's AI fails and Gus ends up in uncharted territories. There she encounters leather-clad hoods that torture her and eventually kill her. Before dying she befriends a fellow prisoner (Johnny Hallyday) who uses the truck to rescue himself and a little orphan. Meanwhile the boy genius watches them by satellite in order to see how the truck's software works. While he watches the truck, he is himself watched and evaluated by the sinister doctor (Jürgen Prochnow) who cloned him.



This film has been categorised as a strange oddity.[1]


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