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Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon
Actors: Sam Jones, Topol
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy
PG     2010     1hr 52min

Alex Raymond's famous comic strip blasts to life in the action-packed sci-fi adventure Flash Gordon. When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, New York Jets quarterback Flash Gordon (Sam J. Jones) unwittingly finds hi...  more »


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Actors: Sam Jones, Topol
Creator: Melody Anderson
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Studio: Universal Studios
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 05/04/2010
Original Release Date: 01/01/1980
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/1980
Release Year: 2010
Run Time: 1hr 52min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 15
Edition: Special Edition
MPAA Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish

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Member Movie Reviews

Brad S. (Snibot) from DALLAS, TX
Reviewed on 8/24/2011...
I love this movie.

The acting is well done as is the writing, and the storyline and plot is both interesting and sustainable. But the superstar here is the soundtrack by Queen.

I'm not sure that the special effects would ever have been considered good, but with the performances this is easily overlooked. There is a few continuity issues though, what with Prince Baron bleeding red instead of green (which they showed earlier in the movie) but in general this movie is really well done. And a few poorly done points, for instance a softball sized meteor would create a substantial crater, not just set fire to bed sheets.

They do a good job of pulling away from more mature content to keep a PG rating, still some material is inappropriate for younger kids.

This film is a cult classic! If you enjoy Sci Fi Action movies and can overlook the special effects then this is one that you will want to keep as you will be watching it repeatedly.