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Dark Star

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1974 | Color
  • 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

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)

Taglines

  • 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!
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