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Produced by Roger Corman and scripted by John Sayles, Battle Beyond the Stars is a cheerfully blatant imitation of John Sayles (or at least the American remake John Sayles). 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 Jeff Corey 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

Cast

Richard Thomas
as Shad
Robert Vaughn
as Gelt
George Peppard
as Cowboy
John Saxon
as Sador
Darlanne Fluegel
as Sador
Sam Jaffe
as Dr. Hephaestus
Sybil Danning
as St. Exmin
Morgan Woodward
as Cayman
Earl Boen
as Nestor No. I
Lara Cody
as Kelvin
Lynn Carlin
as Nell
Jeff Corey
as Zed
Julia Duffy
as Mol
Marta Kristen
as Lux
Doug Carleson
as Pok
Terrence E. McNally
as Gar
Don Thompson
as Cush
Ansley Carlin
as Wok
Whitney Rydbeck

Crew

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