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Heavy Metal

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Time Out says

Among those listed in the credits are a handful of collaborators whose reputations should be rescued from the cosmic junkheap this deserves to rust on - notably writer Dan O'Bannon - but the collective animators of this dopey Disney parody (reportedly 1,000 artists working in five cities simultaneously) still have a lot to answer for. Fantasies that are gratuitously sexist and Fascist (macho whoring and warmongering), and whose roots reach all the way back to post-hippie paranoia, feed the tangled plot-lines of a movie that, given the orchestral overkill and surprisingly low profile of heavy metal music, should disappoint even the teenage wet-dreamers it's aimed at.
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Release Details

  • Duration:90 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Gerald Potterton
  • Screenwriter:Dan Goldberg, Len Blum
  • Cast:
    • Don Francks
    • Richard Romanus
    • John Candy
    • John Vernon
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