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Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985)

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 overview, first billed only:
Joe Colligan ...
Orin (voice)
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Dagg Dibrimi (voice)
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Elan / Aviana (voice)
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Zygon (voice)
Tyke Caravelli ...
Silica (voice)
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Arthur (voice)
Ken Sansom ...
Magreb (voice)
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Z'Gork (voice)
Daryl Bartley ...
Kallie (voice)
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Hopps (voice)
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(voice)
Tina Romanus ...
Aunt Bella (voice)
Joseph Della Sorte ...
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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:

A csillagvadász: Orin legendája  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,614,660, 24 November 1985

Gross USA:

$3,360,800
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Trivia

Anthony De Longis (The voice of Zygon) would later star in "Masters of the Universe", as Blade, henchman of the main antagonist Skeletor. Zygon is the main antagonist of this film. See more »

Goofs

When Zygon meets Orin and Elan for the first time, one of the horns of his mask passes through a solid wall as he walks up. See more »

Quotes

Smuggler: You have ze crystal?
Dagg: [changing his voice] You have "ze" money?
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Featured in Nostalgia Critic: Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (2012) See more »

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Star Wars and Star Trek are surly standards by which Sci-Fi is measured against but Starchaser holds its own.
18 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

Basing its storyline in antiquity, it shows us the final battle in a war that has spanned centuries. The Kakan, Orin, learns of his abilities as he learns of the plight of humanity and the centuries long effort of Zygon to dominate all humans in the entire Universe.

While the storyline is another version of mankind against the machine, it is not as predictable as you might think. Orin escapes slavery and journeys through the known universe to finally come full circle to battle with the android mastermind on the eve of Zygon's fulfilling his plans for a Galaxy wide empire.

Since my wife tells me I am all thumbs, I can honestly give it ten thumbs up. A wonderful animated movie. One I have looked for, both online and off, for almost seven years to buy for my very own, whatever the cost.


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