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In the mid twenty-first century, mankind has reached a point in its technological advances to enable colonization of the far reaches of the universe. DARK STAR is a futuristic scout ship traveling far in advance of colony ships. Armed with Exponential Thermosteller Bombs, it prowls the darkest reaches of space on a mission to seek out and destroy unstable planets ahead of the colonist. But there is one obstacle that its crew members did not count on -- one of the ship's thinking and talking bombs is lodged in the bay, threatening to destroy the entire ship and crew! DARK STAR was originally intended to be a 68 minute film. Jack Harris, the Hollywood producer, convinced the filmmakers to shoot 15 minutes of extra footage and he released the expanded version theatrically in 1975 through Bryanston Pictures.
This is John Carpenter's first theatrical release. He got better. It has high camp factor. You have to remember that it's supposed to be a parody of Sci-Fi and not a serious... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Bruce C.
Do not buy this movie, unless you enjoy psychedelic drugs!!Published 2 months ago by Karl R. Bibb, Jr.
was not compatible with any dvd player only played on computerPublished 4 months ago by Josefina T Stoever
I saw this movie many years ago, and thought it was great - at the time. Many years later, I find it okay.Published 5 months ago by William Hagen