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Message from Space (1978)

PG
105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

In this Star Wars take-off, the peaceful planet of Jillucia has been nearly wiped out by the Gavanas, whose leader takes orders from his mother (played by a comic actor in drag) rather than the Emperor. King Kaiba sends out eight Liabe ...See moreIn this Star Wars take-off, the peaceful planet of Jillucia has been nearly wiped out by the Gavanas, whose leader takes orders from his mother (played by a comic actor in drag) rather than the Emperor. King Kaiba sends out eight Liabe holy seeds, each to be received by a chosen one to defend the Gavanas. Each recipient, ranging from hardened General Garuda to Gavana Prince Hans to young Terrans Meia, Kido, and Aaron all have different reactions to being chosen. Written by Scott Hutchins See less
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Oct 30, 1978 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Vic Morrow
General Garuda General Garuda   See fewer
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Shin'ichi Chiba
Prince Hans (as Sonny Chiba) Prince Hans (as Sonny Chiba)   See fewer
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Philip Casnoff
Aaron Solar Aaron Solar   See fewer
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Peggy Lee Brennan
Meia Long Meia Long   See fewer
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Etsuko Shihomi
Emeralida (as Sue Shiomi) Emeralida (as Sue Shiomi)   See fewer
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Tetsurô Tanba
Ernest Noguchi Ernest Noguchi   See fewer
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Mikio Narita
Rockseia XII Rockseia XII   See fewer
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Makoto Satô
Urocco Urocco   See fewer
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Seizô Fukumoto
Guerilla Guerilla   See fewer
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Hiroyuki Sanada
Shiro Hongo Shiro Hongo   See fewer
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Jerry Itô
Commander Commander   See fewer
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Isamu Shimizu
Robot Beba Robot Beba   See fewer
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Noboru Mitani
Kamesasa Kamesasa   See fewer
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Harumi Sone
Lazare Lazare   See fewer
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Takayuki Akutagawa
Narrator (voice) (version: Japanese) Narrator (voice) (version: Japanese)   See fewer
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Shôtarô Hayashi
EFF Captain EFF Captain   See fewer
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Nenji Kobayashi
Officer Fox Officer Fox   See fewer
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Hiroshi Mizushima
Commander-In-Chief (voice) (version: Japanese) Commander-In-Chief (voice) (version: Japanese)   See fewer
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Masataka Naruse
Hikiroku (as Tadashi Naruse) Hikiroku (as Tadashi Naruse)   See fewer
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Mari Okamoto
Meia Long (voice) (version: English) Meia Long (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
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Norman Rose
Opening Narrator (voice) (version: English) Opening Narrator (voice) (version: English)   See fewer
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William Ross
Mea's Ship Captain Mea's Ship Captain   See fewer
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Charles Scawthorn
1st guard, at Headquarters entrance 1st guard, at Headquarters entrance   See fewer
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Machiko Soga
Beba-2 (voice) (version: Japanese) Beba-2 (voice) (version: Japanese)   See fewer
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Thunder Sugiyama
Big Sam Big Sam   See fewer
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Genzô Wakayama
General Garuda (voice) (version: Japanese) General Garuda (voice) (version: Japanese)   See fewer
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Shôzô Îzuka
Big Sam (voice) (version: Japanese) Big Sam (voice) (version: Japanese)   See fewer
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Chris Isaak
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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5 / 10 | 1,099 votes