Plot: Prepare to save the universe with the King of the Impossible! Alex Raymond’s famous comic strip blasts to life in the timeless sci-fi cult adventure Flash Gordon! When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, New York Jets quarterback Flash Gordon unwittingly finds himself heading for the planet Mongo, where – with assistance from beautiful Dale Arden – he’ll take on Ming the Merciless and rescue humankind.
Directed By: Mike Hodges
Written By: Lorenzo Semple Jr., Michael Allin (Adaptation) and Alex Raymond
Production: Starling Films, Dino De Laurentiis Company
In Theaters: December 05, 1980
Budget: $20,000,000 (estimated)
Runtime:1 hr. 51 mins.