In the year 2047, a group of astronauts is sent to investigate and salvage the long-lost starship “Event Horizon”. The ship disappeared mysteriously 7 years before on its maiden voyage and with its return comes even more mystery as the crew of the “Lewis and Clark” discover the real truth behind its disappearance and something even more terrifying. Accompanied by the Event Horizon’s creator, William Weir, the crew of the Lewis and Clark, led by Capt. Miller, begins to explore the seemingly abandoned vessel. However, it soon becomes evident that something sinister resides in its corridors, and that the horrors that befell the Event Horizon’s previous journey are still present.
The Event Horizon was launched in 2039 under the command of captain John Kilpack and headed into deep space using conventional thrusters. In 2040, it reached a safe distance from earth and was given the go ahead to open gateway to Proxima Centauri. However, the Event Horizon disappeared without a trace near Neptune. On its maiden voyage, the ship was thought to be lost. But in reality, it used its faster than light engine to travel beyond the boundaries of our dimension to another dimension. One of pure chaos and evil. Some refers to it as Hell itself.
A crew was ordered to go to Event Horizon with Dr. Weir and find out what happened, find the crew, and bring the ship back to Earth. It soon transpires that the Event Horizon’s drive is the source of a form of inter-dimensional evil, and one by one the rescue team are driven to the brink of insanity by visions of their individual worst fears.
When they locate Event Horizon, the ship is empty, no crew members. Just the same the ship beams vital signs, “bio readings” that the scanner is picking up.
As the film continues, the crew realizes that the ship may have been to “hell” (and brought “hell” back with it) via the Gravity Drive’s artificial black hole. After several bizarre deaths of crew members, numerous hallucinations, and altercations with a turned-malevolent Weir, Captain Miller finally detaches and destroys the ship—Weir along with it.
Did you really think you could destroy this ship? She’s defied space and time. She’s been to a place you couldn’t possibly imagine. And now… it is time to go back.