Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon 1980
He'll save every one of us!

Get ready to kick some Flash.
Pathetic earthlings... Who can save you now?

Directed By Mike Hodges
Screenplay By Lorenzo Semple, Jr.
Cast Sam J. Jones, Max von Sydow, Melody Anderson, Ornella Muti, Timothy Dalton
Produced By Dino De Laurentiis
Film Editing By Malcolm Cooke
Cinematography By Gilbert Taylor
Music By Queen, Howard Blake

Dino De Laurentiis Company, Starling Films


United Kingdom



Release Date

December 5, 1980


115 Minutes

Rating PG
Distributed By

Universal Pictures

Budget $20,000,000
Gross $27,107,960



  • Sam J. Jones as Flash Gordon
  • Melody Anderson as Dale Arden
  • Max von Sydow as Ming the Merciless
  • Chaim Topol as Dr. Hans Zarkov
  • Ornella Muti as Princess Aura
  • Timothy Dalton as a Prince Barin
  • Brian Blessed as Prince Vultan
  • Peter Wyngarde as General Klytus
  • Mariangela Melato as General Kala
  • Richard O'Brien as Fico
  • John Hallam as General Luro
  • John Morton as Airline Pilot
  • Robbie Coltrane as Man at Airfield
  • William Hootkins as Munson
  • Tony Scannell as Ming's Officer
  • Bogdan Kominowski as a Lieutenant of Ming's Air Force
  • George Harris as Prince Thun
  • John Osborne as Arborian Priest
  • Deep Roy as Fellini
  • Peter Duncan as Treeman
  • Philip Stone as Zogi
  • Suzanne Danielle as Serving Girl
  • Bobbie Brown as Hedonia
  • Ted Carroll as Biro
  • Adrienne Kronenberg as Vultan's Daughter
  • Tessa Hewitt as Hawk Woman
  • Venetia Spicer as Hawk Woman
  • Colin Taylor as King of Frigia
  • Doretta Dunkley as Queen of Frigia
  • Sally Nicholson as Queen of Azuria
  • Bertram Adams as Hawkman
  • Terry Forrestal as Hawkman
  • Mike Potter as Hawkman
  • John Sullivan as Hawkman
  • Eddie Stacey as Hawkman
  • John Lees as Hawkman
  • Roy Scammell as Hawkman
  • Kathy Marquis as Sandmoon Girl
  • Sophie as Sandmoon Girl
  • Kathy September as Sandmoon Girl
  • Glenna Forster-Jones as Sandmoon Girl
  • Roseanne Romine as Cytherian Girl
  • Sneh as Cytherian Girl
  • Magda as Cytherian Girl
  • Shaka as Cytherian Girl
  • Lindy as Cytherian Girl
  • Viva as Cytherian Girl
  • Beverly Andrews as Cytherian Girl
  • Frances Ward as Cytherian Girl
  • Kerry-Lou Baylis as Cytherian Girl
  • Camella as Cytherian Girl
  • Miranda Riley as Frigian Girl
  • Lorraine Paul as Aquarian Girl
  • Carolyn Evans as Aquarian Girl
  • Celeste as Aquarian Girl
  • Tina Thomas as Aquarian Girl
  • Ruthie Barnett as Aquarian Girl
  • Jamalia as Serving Girl in Ming's Chamber
  • Jill Lamb as Serving Girl in Ming's Chamber
  • Sunanka as Serving Girl in Ming's Chamber
  • Karen Johnson as Serving Girl in Ming's Chamber
  • Gina as Exotic Girl in Ming's Bedchamber
  • Raquel as Exotic Girl in Ming's Bedchamber
  • Fai as Exotic Girl in Ming's Bedchamber
  • Malcolm Dixon as Dwarf
  • Tiny Ross as Dwarf
  • Mike Edmonds as Dwarf
  • John Ghavan as Dwarf
  • Rusty Goffe as Dwarf
  • Richard Jones as Dwarf
  • Mike Cottrell as Dwarf
  • Peter Burroughs as Dwarf
  • John Lummiss as Dwarf
  • Kenny Baker as Dwarf




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