Flash Gordon

Trivia: Max von Sydow's costume for the Emperor Ming weighed over 70 pounds and he could only stand in it for a few minutes at a time.

Trivia: Sam J. Jones (Flash Gordon) had a falling-out with producer Dino De Laurentis in post-production, which resulted in much of his dialogue being dubbed over by another actor.

Trivia: The tree person that gets locked into the cage with Flash (Fico by IMDB credit list), that "stole" the key to the cage, is Richard O'Brien, who is known for creating the Rocky Horror Show.

Trivia: The soundtrack for this film was largely composed and performed by the British rock group Queen. Howard Blake created the original score and some parts remain in the film.

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Revealing mistake: When Biro stabs the Imperial soldier with his sword, it's obvious that the sword is angled to miss his body. (01:30:50)

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Question: Why did Prince Barron hate Flash so much? His burning desire to kill this complete stranger left me somewhat baffled.

Gavin Jackson

Chosen answer: Prince Barin was the fiance of Princess Aura, who took a shine to Flash. He was quite simply jealous.

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