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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Colligan Joe Colligan ... Orin (voice)
Carmen Argenziano ... Dagg Dibrimi (voice)
Noelle North 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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Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

South Korea | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A csillagvadász: Orin legendája 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
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

As of 2017, the film has not been released on DVD in Australia and in New Zealand. 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

Robot Guard: [after shooting at the Starchaser] That was just a warning shot. Reduce speed and prepare to be boarded.
Dagg: [to Arthur] Don't bother with the shields. That bot's about to get a laser-enema.
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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

Featured in Nostalgia Critic: Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (2012) See more »

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Great Story and good animation considering...
13 May 2000 | by klf_jammsSee all my reviews

Great story and good animation when you consider it has twice the animation cels per frame. EG Left and Right Polarization. I saw this at the Theater which thankfully had a decent projector so the 3d effect wasn't lost. The story is basic Sci Fi pulp but at the time it was finally something other than Disney (I had yet discovered Anime) and for that I was thankful. Over all it is a great piece of movie escapism that sadly doesn't seem to be made anymore.


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