Heavy MetalHeavy Metal (1981) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
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- Feature Length Animated FilmFeature
- Traditional Animation
- Ivan Reitman Productions, Leonard Mogel Productions, Guardian Trust Company
- Animation Studio: Halas and Batchelor Cartoon Films, Ciné-Groupe, Atkinson Film-Arts
- Distributed by: Columbia Pictures Corporation, EMI, Warner
- Cartoon Characters: Alien, Henchman, Hanover Fiste, Dr. Anrak, Katherine, Desk Sergeant, Dan, Den, Councilman, Barbarian, Grimaldi, Barbarian, Regolian, Ard, Sternn, Edsel, Elder, Senator, Gloria, Zeke, Harry Canyon, Nort, Taarak, Bartender, Loknar.
- Voice Actors: Harvey Atkin, Thor Bishopric, Rodger Bumpass, Jackie Burroughs, John Candy, Ned Conlon, Len Doncheff, Patty Dworkin, Joe Flaherty; Full Voice Cast ...
- Directed By Gerald Potterton, Harold Whitaker, Pino van Lamsweerde, Bob Yuile, Jack Stokes; more Directors ...
- Produced By Ivan Reitman, Leonard Mogel, Michael C. Gross, Peter Lebensold, Lawrence Nesis, John Halas.
- Animated By Dale Herigstad, Jay Teitzell, John LePrevost, Hilary Audus, Joanna Fryer, Euan Frizzell, John Perkins, Roger Mainwood, Harold Whitaker, Doug Crane, Peter Miller, Norm Roen, Sebastian; more Animators ...
- Written By Dan O'Bannon, Juan Giménez, Len Blum, Daniel Goldberg, Richard Corben, Bernie Wrightson, Angus McKie, Cornelius Cole.
- Awards: Genie Award, Best Achievement in Overall Sound, Daniel Goldberg, Gordon Thompson, Austin Grimaldi and Joe Grimaldi, 1982, Genie Award, Best Achievement in Sound Editing, Peter Thilaye, Andy Malcolm and Peter Jermyn, 1982; more Awards ...
- Music: Elmer Bernstein, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Black Sabbath, Blue Oyster Cult; more Musicians ...
- Editor: Janice Brown, Mick Manning, Ian Llande, Gerald Tripp.
- Originally Released on July 29, 1981.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 91 minutes.
- Color (Metrocolor)
A sweeping story of the battle of good against evil is told through an anthology of short animated films about a glowing green orb (the Loc-Nar) that is the personification ultimate evil in... (more)
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"Métal Hurlant (French)."
Based loosely on stories from the French magazine "Métal Hurlant" (Heavy Metal), and original stories in that genre.
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