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Space Raiders (1983)

A futuristic, sensitive tale of adventure and confrontation when a 10 year old boy is accidentally kidnapped by a spaceship filled with a motley crew of space pirates.

Director:

Howard R. Cohen

Writer:

Howard R. Cohen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vince Edwards ... Hawk
David Mendenhall ... Peter
Patsy Pease Patsy Pease ... Amanda
Thom Christopher ... Flightplan
Luca Bercovici ... Ace
Drew Snyder ... Aldebarian
Ray Stewart ... Zariatin
George Dickerson George Dickerson ... Tracton
Michael Miller Michael Miller ... Lou
Virginia Kiser ... Janeris
Don Washburn Don Washburn ... Jessup
William Boyett ... Taggert
Howard Dayton Howard Dayton ... Elmer
Dick Miller ... Crazy Mel
Elizabeth Charlton Elizabeth Charlton ... Cookie
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A futuristic, sensitive tale of adventure and confrontation when a 10 year old boy is accidentally kidnapped by a spaceship filled with a motley crew of space pirates.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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He's 10 years old and they've taken him 10-million miles into space. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

A majority of the sets in this movie had been used in previous films made by New World Pictures. See more »

Goofs

During the first space fight, Hawk says that "there are only two of them, and six of us". However, we get to see at least ten company fighters get blown up during the course of the battle. See more »

Quotes

Hawk: Life's a ride, kiddo. You fire up the engines, and you see where they take you. You make friends, and you move on. And all you can do is remember, as best as you can.
Peter: I'll remember you.
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Soundtracks

Music from 'Battle Beyond the Stars'
(uncredited)
(Battle Beyond the Stars (1980))
Music by James Horner
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"FLIGHTPLAN' is a classic character ...
13 August 2002 | by beingofsoundmindSee all my reviews

Most who worked crew on this film came from around the world, all given a shot at working on a Corman film. There were some talented people involved. Vince Edwards ("Ben Casey") had a great time with all this. Much of the foam latex make-up was quite involved. The purple scarf worn by the alien 'Flightplan' is a great comic book touch. Like all Corman films, he always manages to get the job done, and have a good time doing it ...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Space Raiders See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Millenium See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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