::Outland (film)


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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Outland is a 1981 British science fiction thriller film written and directed by Peter Hyams. The film stars Sean Connery, Peter Boyle, and Frances Sternhagen.

Set on Jupiter's moon Io, it has been described as a space Western,<ref>Buscombe, Edward, and Christopher Brookeman, (1988). The BFI Companion to the Western, British Film Institute, p.105. ISBN 0-233-98332-5</ref> and bears thematic resemblances to the 1952 film High Noon.<ref name=ArnoldG-WP-1981>Arnold, Gary. "Unlikely 'Outland'". The Washington Post, May 23, 1981. Retrieved: 2008-07-09</ref><ref name=BlowenM-BG>Blowen, Michael. REVIEWS: "Outland is Western out of This World". The Boston Globe, May 22, 1981. Retrieved: 2008-07-09</ref>

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