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Battle Beyond the Stars (25-Dec-1980)

Director: Jimmy T. Murakami

Writers: John Sayles; Anne Dyer

Music Composed by: James Horner

Producer: Ed Carlin

Keywords: Sci-Fi

Intergalactic tyrant Sador threatens a small planet with annihilation by the Stellar Converter; with the planet's only spacecraft, village farmer Shad recruits a motley assortment of mercenary clichés to mount a defense. Nell, the ship's computer, is the voice of sanity. Retelling of Kurosawa's The Seven Samurai (1954) in the wake of Star Wars (1977), by Roger Corman's production company on a shoestring budget.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Earl Boen
7-Nov-1945   In three Terminator movies
Jeff Corey
10-Aug-1914 16-Aug-2002 Little Big Man
Sybil Danning
24-May-1947   Howling II
Julia Duffy
27-Jun-1951   Stephanie on Newhart
Darlanne Fluegel
25-Nov-1958   To Live and Die in LA
Sam Jaffe
10-Mar-1891 24-Mar-1984 Gunga Din
Marta Kristen
26-Feb-1945   Judy Robinson on Lost in Space
George Peppard
1-Oct-1928 8-May-1994 The A Team
John Saxon
5-Aug-1936   Enter the Dragon
Richard Thomas
13-Jun-1951   John Boy on The Waltons
Robert Vaughn
22-Nov-1932 11-Nov-2016 Napoleon Solo on The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Morgan Woodward
16-Sep-1925   Punk Anderson on Dallas


Richard Thomas   ...   Shad
Robert Vaughn   ...   Gelt
John Saxon   ...   Sador
George Peppard   ...   Cowboy
Darlanne Fluegel   ...   Nanelia
Sybil Danning   ...   St. Exmin
Sam Jaffe   ...   Dr. Hephaestus
Jeff Corey   ...   Zed
Morgan Woodward   ...   Cayman
Marta Kristen   ...   Lux
Earl Boen   ...   Nestor 1
John Gowens   ...   Nestor 2
Steve Davis   ...   Quopeg
Larry Meyers   ...   Kelvin
Lara Cody   ...   Kelvin
Lynn Carlin   ...   Nell
Julia Duffy   ...   Mol
Eric Morris   ...   Fen
Doug Carleson   ...   Pok
Ron Ross   ...   Dab
Terrence McNally   ...   Gar
Galen Thompson   ...   Min
Whitney Rydbeck   ...   Saunders
Tom Henschel   ...   Talking Android
Nate Esformes   ...   Dako
Dick Davalos   ...   Yago
Lanny Broyles   ...   Tembo
Robert Reece   ...   Kalo


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