The 1990’s cult hit “Event Horizon” was heavily inspired by Warhammer 40,000 and many fans of the tabletop strategy game consider the movie to be an unofficial prequel

Event Horizon (film)

For other uses, see Event horizon (disambiguation).

Event Horizon is a 1997 science fiction horror film directed by Paul W. S. Anderson and written by Philip Eisner. It stars Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan and Joely Richardson. Set in 2047, it follows a crew of astronauts sent on a rescue mission, after a missing spaceship, the Event Horizon, spontaneously appears in orbit around Neptune. Searching the ship for signs of life, the rescue crew learns that the Event Horizon was a test bed for an experimental engine that opened a rift in the space–time continuum and left our universe entirely, allowing a malevolent entity to possess the ship.

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7 thoughts on “The 1990’s cult hit “Event Horizon” was heavily inspired by Warhammer 40,000 and many fans of the tabletop strategy game consider the movie to be an unofficial prequel”

  1. TrollocHunter

    Space horror is awesome, I wish there was a sequel.

  2. aaronthenia

    The scene where they found footage of the old crew was incredibly well done and super creepy.

  3. Adiwik

    If you haven’t seen it watch it on YouTube Astartes, one man made this digital film that a lot of people like. I believe he recently just got hired by 40K as well https://youtu.be/O7hgjuFfn3A

  4. Nadocomedy

    “WE’RE LEAVING” -Captain Badass

  5. archiekane

    This was one of my favourite horror movies in the 90s. It creeped me out plenty.

  6. KNoturUserName

    It was a well done movie for its time. I think it’s underappreciated on many different levels.

  7. Corvus_Clanculum

    Everyone’s a badass until the Gellar Field fails.

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