Overview

After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. This film is adapted from a television series that aired on ABC from September 17, 1978, to August 17, 1980. The first and fifth episodes of the series were edited into this theatrical feature film. Taken together, the two episodes ran 148 minutes, without commercials, while the film runs 125 minutes.

  1. Alan J. Levi

    Director

  2. Richard A. Colla

    Director

  3. Glen A. Larson

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Hatch

    Richard Hatch

    Capt. Apollo

  2. Dirk Benedict

    Dirk Benedict

    Lt. Starbuck

  3. Lorne Greene

    Lorne Greene

    Commander Adama

  4. Herbert Jefferson Jr.

    Herbert Jefferson Jr.

    Lt. Boomer

  5. Maren Jensen

    Maren Jensen

    Athena

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 18, 1979
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

Budget $3,000,000.00

Revenue -

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