Dark Star
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1974
Director: John Carpenter
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 089859-820526
Running time: 1:23 (83 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: March 23, 1999
Collection type: Owned (#479)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 04, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 8 / 10
Review (video): 8 / 10
Overview
In the mid twenty-first century, mankind has reached a point in its technological advances to enable colonization of the far reaches of the universe. DARK STAR is a futuristic scout ship traveling far in advance of colony ships. Armed with Exponential Thermosteller Bombs, it prowls the unstable planets. But there is one obstacle that its crew members did not count on -- one of the ship's thinking and talking bombs is lodged in the bay, threatenting to destroy the entire ship and crew!

John Carpenter ("Halloween") and Dan O'Bannon ("Alien") combine their writing, creative and thechnical talents to bring you this thrilling and extraordinary science fiction parody.
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Genres
Comedy
Science-Fiction
Studios
Production Studios:
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Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
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Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
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Crew
Direction
John Carpenter....Director
Writing
John Carpenter....Screenwriter
Dan O'Bannon....Screenwriter
Production
Jack H. Harris....Executive Producer
John Carpenter....Producer
Cinematography
Douglas Knapp....Cinematographer
Film Editing
Dan O'Bannon....Film Editor
Music
John Carpenter....Composer
Sound
Nina Kleinberg....Sound Editor
Art
Dan O'Bannon....Production Designer
Cast
Brian Narelle....Lt. Doolittle
Cal Kuniholm....Boiler
Dre Pahich....Talby
Dan O'Bannon....Pinback
Adam Beckenbaugh....Bomb #20
Nick Castle....Alien
Cookie Knapp....Computer (Mother)
Joe Saunders....Commander Powell
Michael Shaw
Alan Sheretz....Bomb #19
Miles Watkins....Mission Control