Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon

Alex Raymond's famous comic strip blasts to life in the action-packed sci-fi adventure Flash Gordon. When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, New York Jets quarterback Flash Gordon (Sam J. Jones) unwittingly finds himself heading for the planet Mongo, where, with assistance from beautiful Dale Arden (Melody Anderson), he'll take on Ming the Merciless (Max von Sydow) and rescue humankind. Featuring spectacular thrills, out-of-this-world special effects and unforgettable music by Queen, Flash Gordon is an exciting live-action adaptation of one of the most popular characters of all time!


  • Sam J. Jones

  • Max von Sydow

  • Melody Anderson

  • Timothy Dalton

  • Topol

  • Ornella Muti

  • Brian Blessed

  • Peter Wyngarde

  • Mariangela Melato


Mike Hodges


Bonus Features

  • Alex Ross, Renowned Comic Artist, on Flash Gordon
  • Writing a Classic: Screenwriter Lorenzo Semple, Jr.
  • First Episode of the Flash Gordon 1936 Serial
  • Flash Gordon TV Show Trailer
  • Theatrical Trailer

Technical Information

  • Run Time: 112
  • MPAA Rating: PG (N/A)
  • Audio: English
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • English SDH, Spanish, French
  • Picture: Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1)
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  • PG
  • Action Adventure Sci-Fi Teen Tween
  • 112min