MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,132 this week

Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985)

6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 1,202 users  
Reviews: 34 user | 17 critic

Set on the subterranean Mine-World, a band of human worker are treated like slaves under the power of the evil overlord Zygon until one, Orin, unearths the hilt of a mythical sword that ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 22 Jan 2011
 
a list of 37 titles
created 03 Dec 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 09 Dec 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 38 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985)

Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Starchaser: The Legend of Orin.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Cobra, a famous Space Pirate with a psycho-gun hidden in his left arm, supposed dead for two years, is back in action...

Director: Osamu Dezaki
Stars: Shigeru Matsuzaki, Dan Woren, William Dufris
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

When Tack upsets Zigzag the Vizier, the wizard drags him off to the royal castle, where Princess Yum Yum falls for the bashful boy and saves him from execution. Unfortunately, Zigzag plans ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Williams
Stars: Vincent Price, Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Beals
Time Masters (1982)
Animation | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Piel, a 7 or 8 year old boy, is alone on the desert planet Perdide, only survivor of an attack by giant hornets. Calling for help, Piel's father's friend Jaffar keeps contact with the kid ... See full summary »

Director: René Laloux
Stars: Jean Valmont, Michel Elias, Frédéric Legros
Fire and Ice (1983)
Animation | Fantasy | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the evil Ice Lord, Nekron. The only survivor is a young warrior, Larn, who ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor
Animation | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Two dogs escape from a laboratory and are hunted as possible carriers of the bubonic plague.

Director: Martin Rosen
Stars: John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin, James Bolam
Animation | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A boy born the size of a small doll is kidnapped by a genetic lab and must find a way back to his father in this inventive adventure filmed using stop motion animation techniques. Tom meets... See full summary »

Director: Dave Borthwick
Stars: Nick Upton, Deborah Collard, Frank Passingham
Wizards (1977)
Animation | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

On a post-apocalyptic Earth, a wizard and his faire folk comrades fight an evil wizard who's using technology in his bid for conquest.

Director: Ralph Bakshi
Stars: Jesse Welles, Bob Holt, Richard Romanus
Animation | Short | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Wang Fo, the greatest master of medieval China, aided by his assistant who has given up everything to follow him, desperately seeks aesthetic perfection. A day comes when he thinks he has ... See full summary »

Director: René Laloux
Stars: Olivier Cruveiller, Jean-Claude Dreyfus
Mutant Aliens (2001)
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Bill Plympton
Stars: Dan McComas, Francine Lobis, George Casden
Animation | Action | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Prince Adam and Cringer travel to Etheria in search of the one who is meant for a special destiny.....One who will gain the power to become She-ra, and who will fight to free Etheria from ... See full summary »

Directors: Ed Friedman, Lou Kachivas, and 3 more credits »
Stars: John Erwin, Melendy Britt, Alan Oppenheimer
Adventure | Animation | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Tom Tataranowicz
Stars: Charles Adler, Susan Blu, Pat Fraley
Animation | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In an alternative Earth, a young astronaut participates in a controversial fledgling space program.

Director: Hiroyuki Yamaga
Stars: Leo Morimoto, David Thomas, Mitsuki Yayoi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Colligan ...
Orin (voice)
...
Dagg Dibrimi (voice)
Noelle North ...
Elan / Aviana (voice)
...
Zygon (voice)
Tyke Caravelli ...
Silica (voice)
...
Arthur (voice)
Ken Sansom ...
Magreb (voice)
John Moschitta Jr. ...
Z'Gork (voice)
Daryl Bartley ...
Kallie (voice)
...
(voice)
Herb Vigran ...
Hopps (voice)
...
(voice)
Tina Romanus ...
Aunt Bella (voice)
Joseph Della Sorte ...
(voice)
Thomas H. Watkins ...
Boro (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Set on the subterranean Mine-World, a band of human worker are treated like slaves under the power of the evil overlord Zygon until one, Orin, unearths the hilt of a mythical sword that only he can master. Escaping the planet, he runs into the rogue smuggler Dagg and a pair of helpful droids and the princess, who all team up to return to the Mine-World with a plan to defeat Zygon and free Orin's enslaved people. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Best 3-D Movie Ever Made! See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

22 November 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gonggan jonsôl Ôrin  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Much of the film was animated with a 1.85:1 frame in mind, but the 2-perf single-strip 3D projection system required a 2.35:1 ratio. As a result, many shots appear framed unusually tight, and in some cases characters' heads are partially cut off. See more »

Quotes

Smuggler: You have ze crystal?
Dagg: [changing his voice] You have "ze" money?
See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Bloody Marvelous Bit of Animation
9 March 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Outstanding film, originally meant for 3D that hasn't suffered in the slightest from being banished to VHS rental tapes. A heady mix of Star Wars, manga influence and even a little Moebius take this Ten Commandments style film in fine style for a braethtaking ride, matched by beautiful set and character design, superb music and outstanding voices. Lobby for this one on DVD!


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Other great films from the 80's............... ... perrers1
Quite frightening for a cartoon matwsussx
This movie is GREAT! Fjeffkelly
Now out on DVD!! ldmartin9999
someone help me evilwroark
Starchaser on cable/satellite in June mrscifiguy
Discuss Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?