Event Horizon

Trivia: Many of the corridors in the Event Horizon are coffin shaped - perhaps foreshadowing the fact that it is a "death" ship?

Trivia: An "event horizon" is the gravitational boundary which encloses or encompasses a black hole, from which no light escapes whatsoever.

Allister Cooper, 2011

Trivia: Pneumatic palm sanders were used as hatch door switches for the gravity drive room and the access-way leading to it. Do a Google image search for "Pneumatic Palm Sander" to see examples of the tool. It's a vintage or classic style that's used in the film. (00:26:45)

Trivia: Early on in the movie, there is a shot of the space station above the Earth, which pulls back further and further to show the full structure. Although this shot lasts for just 45 seconds, it took 10 weeks to achieve and used almost a third of the special effects budget, around $12m.

Trivia: The Event Horizon was designed to have features subtly reminiscent of the famous Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Plot hole: In the scene where Lewis and Clark nearly hit the Event Horizon, One of the crew is calling out the closing distance and another confirms this information. Regardless of clouds obscuring their view they were aware of their proximity and the fact that they were speeding towards it and forced to attempt an abrupt stop makes no sense.

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Dr. Weir: What was made public about the Event Horizon - that she was a deep space research vessel, that her reactor went critical, and that the ship blew up - none of that is true. The Event Horizon is the culmination of a secret government project to create a spacecraft capable of faster-than-light flight.
Smith: Uhm, excuse me. See, you can't actually do that.

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