Heavy Metal (1981)


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Released:  Friday, August 7, 1981  
Length:  90 minutes
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Animation
Rating: Heavy Metal is rated R by the Motion Picture Association of AmericaUnder 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.


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A sweeping story of the battle of good against evil is told through an anthology of short animated films about a glowing green orb (the Loc-Nar) that is the personification of ultimate evil in the universe. Based loosely on the French magazine "Heavy Metal."

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Get Ready For Heavy Metal To Return to Films  4/27/2021 3:43 PM EST
Heavy Metal Magazine is partnering up with Range Media Partners to produce some projects based on the iconic sci-fi/fantasy illustrated magazine brand.A self-titled animated film was released in 1981 and featured stories from their magazine. The magazine was founded in 1977."Heavy Metal is one of those moments in time that if presented with, one has to build an army to realize its full potential. ...  More>>

David Fincher to Remake Heavy Metal  3/18/2008 2:25 PM EST
Heavy Metal, the 1970s sci-fi fantasy magazine, has once again inspired an animated film that will be developed by Paramount Pictures. Director David Fincher will be in charge of the project, according to Variety.The film will include several animated segments. Each will have been directed by a different director, including Fincher. Other directors will include Kevin Eastman, co creator of "Teena...  More>>

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