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.
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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.
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