MOON 44 Story
Moon 44 is a 1990 science fiction, action film from Centropolis Film Productions, directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Michael Paré and Lisa Eichhorn. Year 2038: The mineral resources of the earth are drained, in space there are fights for the last deposits on other planets and satellites.
This is the situation when one of the bigger mining corporations has lost all but one mineral moons and many of their fully automatic mining robots are disappearing on their flight home. Since nobody else wants the job, they send prisoners to defend the mining station. Among them undercover agent Stone, who shall clear the whereabouts of the expensive robots. In an atmosphere of corruption, fear and hatred he gets between the fronts of rivaling groups.
When all earth's natural resources are gone, huge multinational corporations wage war to defend mineral deposits on various mining planets. Moon 44 is key to one corporation's bid for a very hostile takeover. Convicts pilot helicopters in the planet's nasty atmosphere navigated by computer whiz kids.
One of the pilots, Stone, is not a convict, though. Stone is an internal affairs agent sent to catch a traitor that is hijacking mining shuttles. Strong resemblence to "Aliens" production design sports tolerable effects, strange mix of action and teen comedy genres.
An unconventional corporate agent is given the task of shaping a group of violent criminals and technical wizards into a helicopter defence force assigned to protect a mining station on a remote moon.
In the year 2038, prisoners are sent as a last resort to defend a corporation's last mining colony from attacks by another corporation's robots. The capitalist spirit escalates into a zealous fervor that causes a war between rival multinational corporations. Amid this chaos, a behind-the-scenes agent is dispatched off-world to a darker corner of the universe to locate a person committing sabotage on a particular planet.