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Starcrash (1978)

An outlaw smuggler and her alien companion are recruited by the Emperor of the Galaxy to rescue his son and destroy a secret weapon by the evil Count Zarth Arn.

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Akton
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Stella Star
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The Emperor
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Prince Simon
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Chief Thor
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Count Zarth Arn
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Queen Corelia
Judd Hamilton ...
Elle
Hamilton Camp ...
Elle (voice)
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Storyline

Outlaw smugglers Stella Star and Akton manage to pick up a castaway while running from the authorities, who turns out to be the only survivor from a secret mission to destroy a mysterious superweapon designed by the evil Count Zarth Arn. The smugglers are soon recruited by the Emperor of the Galaxy to complete the mission, as well as to rescue the Emperor's son, who has gone missing. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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From a vast and distant galaxy... A space adventure for all time! See more »


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9 March 1979 (USA)  »

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Star Crash  »

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Trivia

Ernie Anderson narrated both the radio spots and TV spot for the film's American theatrical release by New World Pictures. See more »

Goofs

Stella's wardrobe changes many times during a single scene throughout the film. At one point her leather two piece attire will have straps across her midsection as well as a red collar but they will disappear and later reappear during the same scene. See more »

Quotes

The Emperor: You know, my son, I wouldn't be Emperor of the Galaxy if I didn't have some powers at my disposal. Imperial Battleship, halt the flow of time!
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Connections

References Battlestar Galactica (1978) See more »

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Starcrash End Title
Written and Arranged by John Barry
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User Reviews

At last available on DVD!
6 March 2004 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland) – See all my reviews

This is probably one of the best/worse movies I've ever seen, and I've been so much looking forward to its official release on DVD... Well at last that's it! Starcrash is available on DVD Region 2 in France! I certainly pray for a French dub option, as it makes the movie even more cheesy than it is! I'm certainly looking forward to seeing it again, as my VHS copy is so used now that it's not correctly read by my VCR. I wonder if it's going to be released in other countries. However, Starcrash is still brilliant... Just to see Christopher Plummer wondering during the whole movie what he's doing and why he accepted the part, know about his fantastic power as the Emperor of the Universe, to stop time for five minutes only, and see David Hasselhoff in one of his first movies ever... Of course, seeing the wonderful Carolin Munroe in a Barbarella-like part is also great fun!


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