Frozen in 1996, Simon Phoenix, a convicted crime lord, is revived for a parole hearing well into the 21st century. Revived into a society free from crime, Phoenix resumes his murderous rampage, and no one can stop him. John Spartan, the police officer who captured Phoenix in 1996, has also been cryogenically frozen, this time for a crime he did not commit. In 2032, the former cities of Los Angeles, San Diego and Santa Barbara have merged into peaceful, utopian San Angeles. Unable to stop him with their non-violent solutions, the police release Spartan to help recapture Phoenix. Now after 36 years, Spartan has to adapt himself to the future society he has no knowledge about.Written by
GM loaned sixty-nine million dollars worth of concept cars to the movie. One is a replica of GM's Ultralite one hundred-miles-per-gallon concept car. See more »
Zach Lamb is stationed outside the sewer when Spartan, Huxley and Garcia go down. When Phoenix comes up and finds the car, Lamb is missing. See more »
Zachary Lamb - Young:
Remember when they used to let commercial airlines land in this town?
Yeah. Well, I don't understand where we're going, or why the hell we're bothering anyhow.
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At one point in the film, a computer announces the reanimation of Jeffrey Dahmer. This scene was deleted from broadcast versions following Dahmer's death. See more »