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Flash Gordon (1980)

PG
111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.
Director
Writers
Lorenzo Semple Jr. (screenplay) | Michael Allin (adaptation) | Alex Raymond (based on the characters created by)
Composers
Howard Blake (orchestral score) | Queen
Cinematographer
Gilbert Taylor (as Gil Taylor)
Production Designer
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Box Office
Budget
$ 20,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,934,030
Gross (USA)
$ 27,107,960
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Release date
Dec 5, 1980 (United States)

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Sam J. Jones
Flash Gordon Flash Gordon   See fewer
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Melody Anderson
Dale Arden Dale Arden   See fewer
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Max von Sydow
The Emperor Ming (as Max Von Sydow) The Emperor Ming (as Max Von Sydow)   See fewer
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Topol
Dr. Hans Zarkov Dr. Hans Zarkov   See fewer
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Ornella Muti
Princess Aura Princess Aura   See fewer
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Timothy Dalton
Prince Barin Prince Barin   See fewer
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Brian Blessed
Prince Vultan Prince Vultan   See fewer
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John Osborne
Arborian Priest Arborian Priest   See fewer
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Philip Stone
Zogi, the High Priest Zogi, the High Priest   See fewer
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Suzanne Danielle
Serving Girl Serving Girl   See fewer
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Bobbie Brown
Hedonia Hedonia   See fewer
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Adrienne Kronenberg
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Stanley Lebor
Mongon Doctor Mongon Doctor   See fewer
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John Morton
Airline Pilot Airline Pilot   See fewer
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Burnell Tucker
Airline Co-Pilot Airline Co-Pilot   See fewer
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Robbie Coltrane
Man at Airfield Man at Airfield   See fewer
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Peter Duncan
Young Treeman Young Treeman   See fewer
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Ken Sicklen
A Treeman A Treeman   See fewer
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Tessa Hewitt
Hawk Woman (as Tessa) Hawk Woman (as Tessa)   See fewer
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Venetia Spicer
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Francis Mughan
Wounded Hawkman Wounded Hawkman   See fewer
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Oliver MacGreevy
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John Hollis
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Paul Bentall
Klytus' Pilot Klytus' Pilot   See fewer
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Leon Greene
Colonel of Battle Control Room Colonel of Battle Control Room   See fewer
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Graeme Crowther
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Tony Scannell
Ming's Officer Ming's Officer   See fewer
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David Neal
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Bogdan Kominowski
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George Harris
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Colin Taylor
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Sally Nicholson
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Deep Roy
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Michelle Mildwater
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Marie Green
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Imogen Claire
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Kay Zimmerman
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Frederick Warder
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Stephen Brigden
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Lionel Guyett
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Ken Robertson
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Andy Bradford
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Bertram Adams
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Terry Forrestal
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Mike Potter
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John Sullivan
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Eddie Stacey
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John Lees
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Roy Scammell
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Kathy Marquis
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Sophie
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Kathy September
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Roseanne Romine
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Sneh
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Magda
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Viva
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Joe Iles
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Trevor Ward
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Alva Shelley
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Nik Abraham
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Leonard Hay
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Glen Whitter
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Jamalia
Serving Girl in Ming's Chamber Serving Girl in Ming's Chamber   See fewer
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Jill Lamb
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Sunanka
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Tiny Ross
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Peter Burroughs
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John Lummiss
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Bob Goody
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Alan Austen
Mongo Man (uncredited) Mongo Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 43,464 votes