Dark Star

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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

Plot Summary

  • 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)


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