From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Dark Star (1974, USA) is a Science Fiction film directed by John Carpenter
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- Released in 1974
- Running Time: 83 Min.
- Production Co: Jack H. Harris Enterprises | University of Southern California (USC)
- Distribution Co: Jack H. Harris Enterprises (1974) (USA) (theatrical) | Astral Films (1975) (Canada) (theatrical) | Bryanston Distributing (1975) (USA) (theatrical) (re-release) | Cupido Films (1978) (Netherlands) (theatrical) | Filmwelt (1979) (West Germany) (theatrical)
- Directed by John Carpenter
- Written by John Carpenter & Dan O'Bannon
- Starring Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm, Dre Pahich, Dan O'Bannon
- Produced by John Carpenter, J. Stein Kaplan, Jack H. Harris
- Original Music by John Carpenter
- Cinematography by Douglas Knapp
- Film Editing by Dan O'Bannon
- In the far reaches of space, a small crew, 20 years into their solitary mission, find things beginning to hilariously go wrong.
Also Known As
- Aluniza como puedas: Dark Star (Spain)
- Ciemna gwiazda (Poland)
- Dark Star - Finsterer Stern (Germany)
- Dark Star - L'étoile noire (France)
- Estrela Negra (Portugal)
- Estrella oscura (Spain)
- Finsterer Stern (Germany) (TV title)
- John Carpenter's Dark Star (Australia)
- Pimeä tähti (Finland)
- Skoteino asteri (Greece)
- Temná hvezda (Czech Republic) (TV title)
- What Do You Say To A Talking Bomb? All Systems Snafu!!!
- What would you be like after 20 years aboard DARK STAR the spaced-out spaceship. The ultimate cosmic comedy!
- Bombed out in space with a spaced-out bomb!
- They're not lost in space, they're loose!
- The Spaced Out Comedy