The caretakers appear as blue-skinned robe-clad figures who watch over the humans. Set millennia in the future, the Riverworld is a Super-Earth -like planet , terraformed to consist solely of a single long river-valley that snakes across its entire surface. Dazed and in pain, he soon finds himself crawling nude onto a beach littered with metal canisters containing unisex clothing. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. With technology limited to the paleolithic level, the surrounding mountains are impassable. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Policies , and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. Anyone who has ever lived on Earth at any time in history is qualified to start life anew on Riverworld, reborn in his or her prime of life.

Humanity’s creators are a race of aliens known, among their human allies, as “the Ethicals”, who brought Wathan technology to Earth, installing both a generator to produce Wathans and a collector to catch and store Wathans—and the human personas and memories accumulated by them—for later retrieval. This cycle occurred several times until the creation of humanity. So in that respect the story is along the lines of the great classics “Stargate” and “The Prophecy”. But in this case the scenery and soothing Pacific Northwest setting contrasts against Herzog’s cosmic chaos with nature’s tranquility and majesty. Something that all the hated-it reviews have in common is that the reviewers either a read the books, or b felt the movie had no resolution. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password.

Throughout the series, several main characters lose their original grails and must seek free grails to survive. When Hale begins to argue with Lucius about the latter’s ethics, Lucius attacks him for the leadership; but their fight is interrupted by slavers under the rulership of one Valdemar Kevin Smithwho has erected his own empire and plans to expand it.


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Simon Porter Bruce Ramsay Edit Riverworld TV Movie. Tahmoh Penikett as Matt Ellman. Initially hairless, the bodies grow cephalic hair and pubic hair at a normal rate.

The further the group travels up the massive river they emerged from, the more apparent it becomes that an extraterrestrial entity is tracking their every move. Dazed and in pain, he soon finds himself crawling nude onto a beach littered with metal canisters containing unisex clothing. Nero intends to use Clemens’ riverboat to extend his dominion downriver.

Sam gives command to Hale, but remains pilot. Old Deborah night 1 Jano Frandsen Tahmoh Penikett Laura Vandervoort. Edit Details Official Sites: Old Antonio night 1 Tasha Simms It definitely got me interested in reading the Riverworld novels, but I’ve been told that’s a sure fire way to hate the movie, so maybe I’ll just leave well enough alone.

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This is practically flavorless and ultimately without any distinctive caat, just another SyFy original movie with better production values Jun 27, Full Review…. The Riverboat is powered by fusion rather than being recharged by Grailstones. You can definitely expect to be entertained in a very creative, action-packed way. With technology limited to the paleolithic level, the surrounding mountains are impassable.

Several characters who are each at critical stages of their lives are strangely impelled towards an uncharted lake in the middle of the desert where they all have eyfy opportunity to save each other. The antagonists include explorer Richard Francis Burton who in the books was the main protagonist and Francisco Pizarrothe Conquistador who conquered the Incas.


syfu Wathans are indestructible but become detached from the body upon physical death and wander the universe without purpose. Nothing is really spelled out for us, and that’s what keeps things interesting even though the rest seems like a clearcut battle of good guys vs. Children who died before age five are resurrected on a “Gardenworld”: These bodies do not age, after a physical 25 years, and can regenerate nearly any non-fatal injury, including dismemberments and blindings.


Following their liberation, the band travel upstream to explore the Riverworld.

The only building materials available are bamboo, wood, and human or fish bones and hides. Francisco Pizarro Meg Roe Although it’s a futuristic science fiction, it has a lot of throwback elements and a great backstory of warring gods.

Robert Hewitt Wolfe Randall M. Apparently left to their own devices, the people recreate their Earthly societies.

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Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video. Old Hal night 1 David Bloom Francisco Pizarro Meg Roe Wathan generators create wathans which attach themselves to sufficiently advanced chordates.

I have never read the books this is based on but perhaps I should. Sam Clemens Peter Wingfield It has some decent acting but overall its just another Syfy movie. User Reviews I read the bashing, watched it anyway, really liked it. The repetitive physical environment was to encourage a concern with inward rather than outward circumstances, riverworod the poverty of natural resources was to prevent the development of a higher technology, and the food provided by the grails, cats presence of abundant water and potential shelter, and the resurrections were to obviate economy.

Riverwotld, marijuana, and the LSD-like dreamgum were provided for recreational purposes and to assist contemplation.

Riverworld functions as a sort of purgatory for deceased human beings to get a second chance.