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Produced by Roger Corman and scripted by John Sayles, Battle Beyond the Stars is a cheerfully blatant imitation of The Seven Samurai (or at least the American remake The Magnificent Seven). A peaceloving planet is attacked by malevolent aliens. The powers-that-be hire a group of mercenaries, headed by George Peppard, to protect the planet from harm. Peppard's contingent includes squeaky-clean Richard Thomas Jr. and statuesque Sybil Danning. John Saxon goes through his usual paces as the villain, while the supporting players include such dependables as Sam Jaffe, Jeff Corey, and, from Magnificent Seven itself, Robert Vaughn. Keep an eye out for Julia Duffy as "Mol". A deft blend of standard sci-fi action and knowing "inside" humor, Battle Beyond the Stars was one of Corman's biggest hits of the 1980s-not to mention an endless supply of stock footage for future New World Productions. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Crew

Roger Corman
Producer
Ed Carlin
Producer
John Sayles
Screen Story
John Sayles
Screenwriter
Daniel Lacambre
Cinematographer
James Horner
Composer (Music Score)
Robert J. Kizer
Editor
Allan Holzman
Editor
Sharon Compton
Production Designer
James Cameron
Art Director
Roger Corman
Executive Producer
Chuck Comisky
Special Effects
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