Battle Beyond the Stars

Trivia: Huge chunks of scenes of ships battling in space from this movie have been used in a few other low budget movies, namely "Ice Pirates" and "Space Raiders."


Trivia: Many of the laser sound effects in the movie are directly taken from the old Battlestar Galactica TV series.


Trivia: If some of the musical cues for this movie seem awfully familiar, its because James Horner reused some for "Krull" and "Star Trek: Wrath of Khan" and "Star Trek: Search for Spock."


Trivia: When Shad comes through the doorway restrained on the seat, the sound effect of the door opening and closing is taken from Star Wars. It's Darth Vader's breathing sound.


Trivia: The main protagonists in the movie are called the Akira. This is a homage to Akira Kurosawa who did "Seven Samurai", of which "Magnificent Seven" and this movie are based on.


Audio problem: When the Kelvin sacrifice themselves in front of the Sonic Tank, Cowboy walks off and says, "C'mon, lets go", but his lips don't match what he says.

More mistakes in Battle Beyond the Stars

Cowboy: Welcome, Nestor. I'm from Earth. Ever hear of it?
Nestor 1: No, but we are pleased to meet you.

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