Black Moon Rising
Black Moon Rising is a 1986 science fiction action thriller film directed by Harley Cokliss, written by John Carpenter, and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Hamilton, Robert Vaughn, Keenan Wynn, and Richard Jaeckel. The plot revolves around the theft of a prototype vehicle called the Black Moon.
Sam Quint (Tommy Lee Jones) is a former thief hired by the FBI to steal a computer disk which contains incriminating evidence against The Lucky Dollar Corporation of Las Vegas. After stealing the disk, Quint is pursued by Marvin Ringer (Lee Ving), another former thief and acquaintance who works for the company. At the same time, a prototype vehicle called the Black Moon, which can reach speeds of and runs on tap water, is being tested in the desert by Earl Windom (Richard Jaeckel). Quint and Windom later cross paths at a gas station, where Quint hides the disk in the back bumper of the Black Moon. Windom is hauling the Black Moon to Los Angeles, and Quint, still being pursued by Ringer and his men, follows Windom and his team there.
|author||John Carpenter William Gray|
|contentLocation||Las Vegas Valley|
|editor||Todd C. Ramsay|
|genre||action crime science fiction thriller|
|keywords||build chop shop city hall fbi agent fight gas station kill las vegas lock up locked in los angeles office building parking garage parking lot retire stealing a car stolen car summon trap unfinished|
|publisher||New World Pictures|