- 1 hr 33 min
Tekwar is a science fiction film that was released in 1994. The movie is based on the popular TekWar book series by William Shatner. It is a thrilling cyberpunk thriller that will take you on an adrenaline-fueled ride through a dystopian future. The story centers around Jake Cardigan (played by Greg Evigan), a former police officer who was framed for drug trafficking and sentenced to 15 years in a cryogenic prison. But when he is released early on a technicality, Jake is recruited by the police department to help them fight a new kind of crime: virtual reality drug addiction.
As Jake is thrown into the world of Tek, a dangerous and addictive drug that allows users to experience virtual reality as if it were real life, he teams up with Sid Gomez (played by Eugene Clark), a former Tek addict and streetwise informant. Together, they embark on a quest to uncover the truth behind Tek and its insidious creator, the mysterious Kestrel (played by William Shatner).
Along the way, Jake and Sid must navigate the dark underbelly of the future city, dodging deadly assassins, corrupt police officers, and other criminals who will stop at nothing to protect their illicit drug trade. They soon discover that Kestrel has a sinister plan to control the minds of millions of Tek users, using the drug to create an army of mindless drones to do his bidding.
As the stakes get higher and the danger grows more intense, Jake and Sid must use all their wits and street smarts to outsmart Kestrel and his minions. But when one of their own falls victim to the addictive power of Tek, the team is forced to confront the harsh reality of their mission, and the toll it takes on their own humanity.
Tekwar is a fast-paced cyberpunk adventure that will appeal to fans of Blade Runner, The Matrix, and other sci-fi classics. With its high-tech gadgets, explosive action sequences, and complex moral dilemmas, this movie will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. Whether you are a die-hard fan of the TekWar book series or simply looking for a thrilling sci-fi adventure, Tekwar is a must-see movie that is sure to satisfy.