Spoiler (film)

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Spoiler DVD cover.jpg
DVD cover
Directed by Jeff Burr
Produced by Barnet Bain
Screenplay by Michael Kalesniko
Starring Gary Daniels
Meg Foster
Music by Marco Marinangeli
Cinematography Philip Lee
Edited by Amanda I. Kirpaul
Release date
  • September 15, 1998 (1998-09-15)
Running time
90 minutes (99 minutes in Canada)
Country United States
Language English

Spoiler is an American action sci-fi film that takes place in New York in the far future.

Plot summary[edit]

The film events take place in a futuristic, cyber-punk New York City, where convicted felon Roger Mason (Gary Daniels) is serving a sentence and is locked away in a high security prison facility, where Cryonics are applied to some of the inmates, including Mason himself, to keep them in a state of suspended animation. Mason, despite all the security measures applied at his confinement facility, manages to escape repeatedly to see his daughter, which is the only reason why he's making attempt after attempt to break free. However, the authorities are able to catch him and bring him back every time to serve even a longer sentence as punishment for his attempts to escape. Since he's being cryonically frozen to serve his time for years at a time, he remains practically the same age while his daughter grows older normally. As more and more time keeps being added to his original sentence, his escape attempts become more of an obsession rather than a goal.


*Credited as Stewart McLennan. **Credited as Sarah Rayne.


At a relatively low budget, the film received poor reviews from the public, at it is ranked at 4.4/10 stars on IMDB.


Spoiler was released directly to video in VHS format on 15 September 1998 in the United States and on 30 November 2000 in Germany. It has also been released on DVD on 12 March 2010 in Germany.


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