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Yes, the animated cult flick is now legally available on video, its copyright disputes finally resolved. A collection of science-fiction and fantasy stories, inspired by the same-titled magazine and offered in a variety of graphic styles, that all encompass the theme of good versus evil. And don't always bet on the good. Features a soundtrack compiled from the work of many top metal artists of the time as well as Bernstein's score with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. A three-minute transitional segment, called "Neverwhere Land," that was cut from the original version has been restored as an epilogue.

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL:, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on Running time 90 minutes. Originally from Canadian.

Cast and Crew

Animated Sci-Fi, Adapted from a Cartoon, Fantasy
Dan Goldberg, Len Blum
Brian Tufano
Gerald Potterton
Elmer Bernstein
John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Don Francks, Eugene Levy, Rodger Bumpass, Jackie Burroughs, Harold Ramis, Richard Romanus, Doug Kenney
Ivan Reitman, Leonard Mogel

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Heavy Metal
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Heavy Metal came out in 1981 and has a running time of 90 minutes. John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy and Don Francks star in this action film. Heavy Metal is an animated film filled with action and sci-fi. There are many segments and stories in this film that were inspired from the magazine, Heavy Metal. This film is about a green orb, which is very evil.