animated movie Heavy Metal: the Movie © Columbia Pictures / Atkinson Film Arts / Canadian Film Development Corporation / Famous Players / Guardian Trust Company
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Heavy Metal: the Movie

Based partly on material from the popular magazine 'Heavy Metal', the movie features a series of short segments connected by the theme of a glowing green orb which professes itself to be 'the sum of all evils'.

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The music is really the best part of this movie. I find myself coming back just to listen to the music(intro and hagar's). Its not a great film...
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I used to collect 'Heavy Metal' magazine. I think this movie is what cured me of my interest in the thing. I saw 'Heavy Metal' in my teens, when I was...
Created by: Columbia Pictures, Atkinson Film Arts, Canadian Film Development Corporation, Famous Players, Guardian Trust Company
Language: English
Country of Origin: USA / Canada
Featuring the voices of:
Don Francks ... Grimaldi, Co-Pilot, Barbarian
Richard Romanus ... Harry Canyon
Al Waxman ... Rudnick
John Candy ... Desk Sergeant, Dan, Den, Robot
Marilyn Lightstone ... Queen
Jackie Burroughs ... Katherine
Martin Lavut ... Ard
August Schellenberg ... Norl
Eugene Levy ... Captain Sternn, Male Reporter, Edsel
Joe Flaherty ... Lawyer, General
Roger Bumpass ... Hanover Fiste, Dr. Anrak
George Touliatos ... Pilot, Barbarian
Alice Playten ... Gloria
Harold Ramis ... Zeke
Vlastra Vrana ... Barbarian Leader
Mavor Moore ... Elder
Directed by: Gerald Potterton
Produced by: Ivan Reitman and Leonard Mogel
Musical Score by: Elmer Bernstein
Songs by: Blue Oyster Cult, Black Sabbath, Nazareth, Stevie Nicks, Devo, Journey, Donald Fagen, Riggs, Don Felder, Cheap Trick, Sammy Hagar, Trust and Grand Funk Railroad
Writing Credits: Len Blum, Daniel Goldberg, Dan O'Bannon, Richard Corben, Bernie Wrightson and Angus McKie
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