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Heavy Metal
Directed by:
Gerald Potterton

Directed by Gerald Potterton, "Heavy Metal" is an Animation/Action/Adventure/Fantasy/Horror/Musical/Science Fiction film, released on July 29 of 1981 in the USA . Don Francks and Caroline Semple are starring, alongside Richard Romanus, Al Waxman, Harvey Atkin and John Candy.

Columbia Pictures takes you beyond the future into a universe you've never seen before...... A universe of mystery. A universe of magic. A universe of sexual fantasies. A universe of awesome good. A universe of terrifying evil.

Who directed "Heavy Metal":

Heavy Metal was directed by Gerald Potterton, an English producer, director, and writer.

Before making Heavy Metal, Gerald Potterton had directed .

When was "Heavy Metal" released:

Heavy Metal was initially released on Wednesday, July 29, 1981, in the United States.. This was thirty-eight (38) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, August 07, 1981 in Canada and on Thursday, February 18, 1982 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Heavy Metal":

At the casting of Heavy Metal we find Don Francks, previously seen in My Bloody Valentine (1981) and Fast Company (1979); Caroline Semple, Richard Romanus (Sitting Ducks (1980), Wizards (1977)) [ more... ]

  • Joe Flaherty and Harvey Atkin, John Candy, Eugene Levy also appeared together in Speed Zone!, released in 1989.
  • Joe Flaherty and John Candy, Eugene Levy also worked together in Going Berserk, released in 1983.
  • Harvey Atkin, August Schellenberg and George Touliatos can all be seen in Power Play, released in 1978.

What is the Storyline of "Heavy Metal":

The film's title sequence story (based on the original story by Dan O'Bannon and art by Thomas Warkentin) opens with a space shuttle flying in orbit over Earth. The bay doors (on the belly of the shuttle) open, releasing a 1958 Corvette. An astronaut seated in the Corvette then begins descending through Earth's atmosphere, landing in a desert canyon.

  • Jimmy T. Murakami - Director
  • John Coates - Producer
  • Dan O'Bannon - Writer
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