Flash Gordon



A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth.

  1. Alex Raymond


  2. Mike Hodges


  3. Lorenzo Semple Jr.


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sam Jones

    Sam Jones

    Flash Gordon

  2. Melody Anderson

    Melody Anderson

    Dale Arden

  3. Max von Sydow

    Max von Sydow

    The Emperor Ming

  4. Chaim Topol

    Chaim Topol

    Dr. Hans Zarkov

  5. Ornella Muti

    Ornella Muti

    Princess Aura

Full Cast & Crew

Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 5, 1980


    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 1h 51m

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue $27,107,960.00



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