Lists: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller, HPR Selects, Dystopian, Space journey

Brief Synopsis: "When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything - or anyone - to get the girl back and the bloodthirsty creatures who roam the uncharted areas of space. But, the greatest danger of all may be on their ship."

Overall Ranking: 534 (Rank from 2005: # 9)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 70%
Regular 20%
Half-Popped 10%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Mark Chapman100
Skooch95(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest94
J Bumgardner90
CineKatz Ries88(full review)
John Ambitious85(full review)
Morgan On Media83.6(full review)
Cut The Crap Movie Reviews by Aiden R80(full review)
Dave Examines Movies76(full review)
Bryan Lienesch50 - Joss Whedon's initial transition from television to film is tacky, unpolished, and rife with poor acting. Ironically, it comes across as a TV movie.

People Involved

  • Nathan Fillion (Mal)
  • Gina Torres (Zoe)
  • Alan Tudyk (Wash)
  • Morena Baccarin (Inara)
  • Adam Baldwin (Jayne)
  • Jewel Staite (Kaylee)
  • Sean Maher (Simon)
  • Summer Glau (River)
  • Ron Glass (Shepherd Book)
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor (The Operative)
  • David Krumholtz (Mr. Universe)
  • Michael Hitchcock (Dr. Mathias)
  • Sarah Paulson (Dr. Caron)
  • Yan Feldman (Mingo)
  • Rafael Feldman (Fanty)
  • Nectar Rose (Lenore)
  • Tamara Taylor (Teacher)
  • Glenn Howerton (Lilac Young Tough)
  • Hunter Ansley Wryn (Young River)
  • Logan OBrien (Boy Student)
  • Erik Erotas (Boy Student)
  • Demetra Raven (Girl Student)
  • Jessica Huang (Girl Student)
  • Marley McClean (Girl Student)
  • Scott Kinworthy (Ensign)
  • Erik Weiner (Helmsman)
  • Conor OBrien (Lab Technician)
  • Peter James Smith (Lab Technician)
  • Weston Nathanson (Trade Agent)
  • Carrie CeCe Cline (Young Female Intern)
  • Chuck ONeil (Vault Guard)
  • Amy Wieczorek (Lilac Mom)
  • Tristan Jarred (Lilac Son)
  • Elaine Mani Lee (Fan Dancer)
  • Terrence Hardy Jr. (Mining Camp Boy)
  • Brian OHare (Alliance Pilot)
  • Ryan Tasz (Black Room Soldier)
  • Colin Patrick Lynch (Black Room Soldier)
  • Terrell Tilford (News Anchor)
  • Joshua Michael Kwiat (Slovenly Beaumonde Man)
  • Antonio Rufino (Bartender)
  • Linda Wang (Chinese snake dancer)
  • Mark Winn (Futuristic Worker)
  • Joss Whedon (Director)
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