5 years after Pitch Black, the wanted criminal Riddick arrives on a planet called Helion Prime, and finds himself up against an invading empire called the Necromongers, an army that plans to convert or kill all humans in the universe.
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A lot of spectacular costumes and space ships and in some way it could be seen as a intergalactic Conan movie with a barbarian warrior fighting monsters, crazy priests and kings and having scantly dressed girls around him. Disappointingly all other characters are either underdeveloped or get killed off when introduced making this all a movie for those who adore Vin Diesel and not so much about anyone else.
Taking inspiration from Flash Gordon, Dune and even a hint of Moebius, TCOR is a very ambitious film with great sets and costumes however it plays out very much like two separate films smushed together to make the very first Sci-Fi 'Carry on" film. Who the hell is EVERYONE in this movie aside from Vin Diesel?
Seems to be a space convict Conan adaptation. I would like to see more Conan films, the two out are ok (Predator is the best) but this must be recognised as a bad film that dragged itself just to get to that final shot of Vin Diseal sitting on a throne.