Slipstream is a 1989 science fiction film. The plot has an emphasis on aviation and contains many common science-fiction themes, such as taking place in a dystopian future in which the landscape of the Earth itself has been changed and is windswept by storms of great power. There are also numerous sub-plots, such as free will and humanity amongst artificial intelligence. Slipstream reunited Gary Kurtz with Star Wars star Mark Hamill, who portrays the central antagonist in Slipstream and had previously portrayed Luke Skywalker in Star Wars. Other stars of Slipstream include Bill Paxton, Bob Peck and Kitty Aldridge, and there are also cameo appearances from Robbie Coltrane, Ben Kingsley and F. Murray Abraham.