1 hours, 21 minutes Run Time:
Color Video: Released:
July 20, 2010
1981 Originally Released: Shout Factory Theatr Label:
Region 1 (USA & Canada) Encoding:
Commentary with cast and crew Note: New worlds-producer Roger Corman, screenwriter Marc Siegler and director Bruce D. Clark discuss the origins of the film
The crew of the quest-actors Robert Englund, Sid Haig, Taagge O'Connell and Grace Zabriskie discuss their experiences as crew members of the quest
Planet of horrors-a detailed look into the creation of the film's memorable sets and alien landscapes
Future king-memories of co-production designer (and future visionary filmmaker) James Cameron from members of the cast and crew
Old school-a journey into the complicated mechanical and makeup effects with artists Allan A Apone, Douglas J White, Alec Gillis and others
Launch sequence-co-editor RJ Kizer walks us through postproduction and a profile on composer Barry Schrader
Extensive photo galleries including posters, production sketches and designs
Original screenplay (pdf)
Widescreen Aspect Ratio:
Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Variety - 10/21/1981
"...[The effects] are excellent across the board....The major scare scenes are well handled..."
Two astronauts on a spaceship rescue mission land on a dark and barren planet. There they encounter a foul, hell-born terror.
Astronauts land on a strange planet in order to rescue a stranded space ship. They are set upon by murderous aliens and must fight for their lives.