Flash Gordon (With Movie Cash) (Blu-ray)

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Overview

New York football star Flash Gordon vaults into outer space to battle the nefarious Ming, supreme ruler of the planet Mongo. Ming intends to conquer planet earth, and hunky Flash teams up with several of his daring female admirers, as well as the brilliant Dr. Zarkov, in an effort to thwart the monomaniacal evil-doer. Features a fun score by rock group Queen.
Theatrical Release Date 1980
Format Blu-ray Disc
Number of Discs 1

Additional Crew:

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PG (MPAA)

  • Release Info
  • Collector Edition
    N
  • Director Cut
    N
  • Number Of Discs
    1
  • Genre
    Science-Fiction/Fantasy
  • Distributor
    Universal Studios Home Video
  • Area
    USA
  • Video
  • Runtime (minutes)
    112
  • Picture
    Color
  • Audio
  • Language
    English
  • Subtitles
    English, French, Spanish
  • Release Note
  • Notes:
    Additional credits include: John Osborne (as an Arborian Priest); Richard O'Brien (as Fico); John Hallam (as Luro); Philip Stone (as Zogi, The High Priest); Denis Postle (Director of the Zarkov brain-drain sequence)

    Color by Technicolor; filmed in the Todd-AO 35 widescreen process.

    Estimated budget: $20,000,000 - $35,000,000

    Based on characters created by Alex Raymond for his long-running King Features comic strip.

    Previous Flash Gordon films include: "Spaceship to the Unknown" (1936); "The Deadly Ray from Mars" (1938; aka "Flash Gordon: Mars Attacks the World"); and "Purple Death from Outer Space" (1940). All three of these features were edited versions of longer serials released by Universal the same year. The serials are, respectively, "Flash Gordon" (1936), "Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars" (1938), and "Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe" (1940). Former Olympic swimmer Buster Crabbe played Flash Gordon in all of these early incarnations. In 1974 a soft-core parody of the Gordon films was released, entitled "Flesh Gordon". And Filmation Studios produced an animated version, "Flash Gordon to Save the Earth", in 1990.
  • Release Date
    05/10/16
  • Theatrical Release
    1980
  • Rating
    PG (MPAA)
  • Format
    Blu-ray Disc
  • Unedited Version
    N
  • Warranty Parts
    30 Day(s)

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