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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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Steven Hahn

Writer:

Jeffrey Scott
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Cast

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

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Taglines:

An adventure of epic proportions! The best 3-D movie ever made! See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

South Korea | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Starchaser: The Legend of Orin- In 3-D See more »

Filming Locations:

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,614,660, 24 November 1985

Gross USA:

$3,360,800

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,360,800
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Much of this movie was animated with a 1.85:1 frame in mind, but the two-perf single-strip 3-D 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 »

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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Alternate Versions

Released in Japan in the short-lived VHD format in 3-D. This disc has been widely copied to make bootleg tapes and DVDs. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) See more »

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lucas would have been proud...
27 March 2000 | by mr_rat_666See all my reviews

I remember seeing this film years ago when i was younger and definitely have a memory of renting it out more than once from the video shop. For the past couple of years i've been searching around second hand video shops (in vain none the less)trying to find a copy. Looking back on it the comparisons between it and star wars are incredible; a diamond smuggler with an amazing ship (Han Solo perhaps), a young boy escaping from a very crap life to fight an evil bad guy with the use of his newly found sword (Luke and his light saber?). However despite this, it really was an enjoyable film and i'll spend another 4 years looking for it.


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