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Heavy Metal (1981)  link to Heavy Metal on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 2681

poster Heavy Metal

IMDb Rating:
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6.7/10 (30360 votes)

Country: Canada, 86 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation

Director(s): Gerald Potterton, John Bruno, John Halas, Julian Harris, Jimmy T. Murakami

Video Codec: Unknown

An astronaut brings home a glowing green orb for his daughter. However, the green orb wipes him out and corners the girl for its purposes. Claiming to embody ultimate evil, the malevolent sphere, known as the Loc-Nar, terrorizes the little girl by showing a series of bizarre and fantastic stories it has influenced. The first is "Harry Canyon", a cynical taxi driver in a squalid futuristic New York who finds himself involved with a damsel in distress who is relentlessly pursued by murderous thugs who desire the Loc-Nar her archaeologist father found. The second is "Den", which chronicles the adventures of a nerdish teenager who is thrown into the fantasy world of Neverwhere, where he is transformed into a handsome muscleman, desired by beautiful women, who must get involved in a conflict revolving around possession of the Loc-Nar. The third is "Captain Sternn", where the title character is a handsome but irredeemable scoundrel who stands accused in a trial that the Loc-Nar throws into ...



photo Don Francks (voice) Don Francks (voice) Grimaldi (segment "Grimaldi") / Co-Pilot (segment "B-17") / Barbarian (segment "Taarna")
photo Richard Romanus (voice) Richard Romanus (voice) Harry Canyon (segment "Harry Canyon")
photo Susan Roman (voice) Susan Roman (voice) Girl (segment "Harry Canyon") / Satellite (segment "Harry Canyon")
photo Al Waxman (voice) Al Waxman (voice) Rudnick (segment "Harry Canyon")
photo Harvey Atkin (voice) Harvey Atkin (voice) Alien (segment "Harry Canyon") / Henchman (segment "Harry Canyon")

Medium: Unknown,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 4:3