A faulty computer causes a passenger space shuttle to head straight for the sun, and man-with-a-past, Ted Striker must save the day and get the shuttle back on track – again – all the while trying to patch up his relationship with Elaine.

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 25m

Budget -

Revenue $27,150,534.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • December 10, 1982
    PG, Theatrical



Cast 16

  1. Robert Hays

    Robert Hays
    Ted Striker

  2. Julie Hagerty

    Julie Hagerty
    Elaine Dickinson

  3. Lloyd Bridges

    Lloyd Bridges
    Steven McCroskey

  4. Chad Everett

    Chad Everett
    Simon Kurtz

  5. Peter Graves

    Peter Graves
    Capt. Clarence Oveur

  6. Chuck Connors

    Chuck Connors
    The Sarge

  7. William Shatner

    William Shatner
    Cdr. Buck Murdock

  8. Raymond Burr

    Raymond Burr
    Judge D.C. Simonton

  9. John Vernon

    John Vernon
    Dr. Stone

  10. Kent McCord

    Kent McCord
    Dave Unger

  11. JA

    James A. Watson, Jr
    First Officer Dunn

  12. Kitten Natividad
  13. John Dehner

    John Dehner
    The Commissioner

  14. Rip Torn

    Rip Torn
    Bud Kruger / President Reagan

  15. Sonny Bono

    Sonny Bono
    Joe Seluchi

  16. Leslie Nielsen

    Leslie Nielsen
    Dr. Rumack

Crew 14


  1. WS

    William Sandell
    Production Design

  2. RG

    Robert Gould
    Set Decoration


  1. JF

    Joseph F. Biroc
    Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up

  1. RN

    Rosanna Norton
    Costume Design

  2. EM

    Emma M. diVittorio

  3. MW

    Monty Westmore
    Makeup Artist


  1. KF

    Ken Finkleman


  1. TH

    Tina Hirsch

  2. DV


  1. MD

    Mel Dellar
    Associate Producer

  2. MD

    Mel Dellar
    Unit Production Manager

  3. LF


  1. Elmer Bernstein

    Elmer Bernstein
    Original Music Composer


  1. KF

    Ken Finkleman

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