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Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi  |  22 November 1985 (USA)
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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 »

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Cast

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

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22 November 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gonggan jonsôl Ôrin  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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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 »

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Arthur: [to Silica] Oh dear what have you done to me? I'm naked, put my ship back on you perverted fembot!
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Finally!
10 March 2002 | by (Neuchatel, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

I've been searching just for confirmation that this film existed for five years! For a while, I thought I'd just imagined seeing it, that no one had ever actually made it. Like many other people who have commented on this film, I too remember seeing it when I was maybe nine or ten. It haunted me ever since, because I couldn't remember the title or the names of the characters, only the well-crafted images. As I haven't seen it since then, and copies are indeed impossible to find, I will refrain from describing those images, for my memory may be faulty. Totally ripped off from Star Wars, yes, and horribly violent for a children's cartoon, but I loved it...


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