Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon

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Average of 612 ratings: 3.4 Stars

1980 M Contains violence.

Pathetic Earthlings... Who Can Save You Now?

Flash Gordon, an outer space fantasy adventure, is based on the world famous comic strip, which comes to life with action, romance, comedy and music by popular rock group Queen.

When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, threatening destruction of the Earth, Dr. Hans Zarkov makes a desperate rocket flight with two unwilling passengers - Flash Gordon, quarterback for the NY Jets and the lovely Dale Arden. Their destination is planet Mongo, the source of the strange energy waves. Ruling over Mongo with primeval brutality is Ming the Merciless, who must be destroyed. Only one person can do it. He is Flash Gordon.

Genres:
Cult
Format:
DVD
Demand:
Low

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Duration
106 minutes
Studio
Universal

DVD details

Screen Format
2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Zone
4
Subtitles
Portuguese
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1

12 Member Reviews Write a review

4 by Tubbs

Impressive costumes and production visuals. Lead actors a bit weak and pushed aside by Max von Sydow and Brian Blessed with wings.

3 by Aunty Stick

This movie was so bad on so many levels. The acting was horrible - like watching Thunderbirds with real actors only the 'special effects' were less convincing. I kept hoping Topol would burst into... Read more

5 by Iamthelizardqueen.

This movie warped my tiny mind back in the day & I have never been the same. MANDATORY VIEWING. The hot b*tches, the glitter, the spandex whip fights, the ruthless lust for universal domination, the flying bears, you want it, it's HERE!

3 by ugh

what rubbish! but what fun!..............................

5 by rabbitnz

The best movie I have seen in a while.

Laugh out loud over the topness.

Just epic, Thank you fatso recommendations!

5 by flash13

Great movie, was a bit of a laugh! my partner has the same nickname as the movie,so it was a great laugh all round!! although it was a corny movie with a corny story line, but well worth 5 stars!

3 by Mike1

Very colourful re-make of the old TV series. Excellent supporting cast held up the two leads. The FX must have been deliberately done the way they were to keep in line with the TV show as it was made... Read more

5 by tomskm1

This is truly a good refresher of one of my childhood superheros. For those who loved reading the comic books of Flash Gordon and Ming, this is a classic. People of today may not relate to the theme... Read more

3 by Duncan8

A good remake of an oldie. This one has a great sound track by Queen. Take it for what it is and you will enjoy it.

4 by Ronin2

I loved this movie! Though be prepared, it has over the top costumes and sets, retro FX and heaps of action. Cheesy but fun :-)