From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Heavy Metal (1981, USA/Canada) is a Animated cult film directed by Gerald Potterton.
- Released in 1981
- Running Time: 86 min | USA:90 min (premiere)
- Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation | Guardian Trust Company | Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC) | Famous Players
- Distribution Co: Columbia Pictures (1981) (USA) (theatrical)
- Directed by Gerald Potterton
- Written by Daniel Goldberg, Len Blum, Dan O'Bannon, Daniel Goldberg, Richard Corben, Bernie Wrightson, Angus McKie, Jean Giraud
- Voices of: Rodger Bumpass, Richard Romanus, John Candy, Eugene Levy, John Vernon
- Produced by Vic Atkinson, John Coates, Michael C. Gross, John Halas, Jerry Hibbert, Peter Lebensold, Leonard Mogel, Lawrence Nesis, Ivan Reitman, W.H. Stevens Jr.
- Original Music by Elmer Bernstein
- Film Editing by Ian Llande, Mick Manning, Gerald Tripp
- A Step Beyond Science Fiction
- Louder And Nastier Than Ever
- Columbia Pictures takes you beyond the future into a universe you've never seen before...... A universe of mystery. A universe of magic. A universe of sexual fantasies. A universe of awesome good. A universe of terrifying evil.