Flash Gordon(Movie, 1936)

4h 5min | Genres: Action, Science Fiction
Flash GordonRating: 3.4/5 (with 1111 votes)
Flash Gordon is a 1936 science fiction serial. Presented in 13 chapters, it is the first screen adventure for Flash Gordon, the comic-strip character created by Alex Raymond in 1934. It presents the story of Gordon's visit to the planet Mongo and his encounters with the evil Emperor Ming the Merciless. Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton, Priscilla Lawson and Frank Shannon portray the film's central characters. In 1996, Flash Gordon was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". ()
Movie poster of Flash Gordon

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Awards & Nominations for Flash Gordon

National Film Registry

About Flash Gordon

Three earthlings visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "Flash Gordon" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 4 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/10/1936
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Flash Gordon: Space Soldier"
"Flash Gordon: Space Soldiers"
"Rocket Ship"
"Space Soldiers"

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Other movies with this title: Flash Gordon (GB/US, 1980), Flash Gordon (CA, 2007), Flash Gordon (US, 2021)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:116034, Added: 03/22/2018, Last updated: 10/02/2021