Take a look at a new trailer supporting the StudioCanal, 4K restoration of 'Flash Gordon' (1980), directed by Mike Hodges, starring Sam J. Jones, Max Von Sydow, Brian Blessed and Timothy Dalton, available as a UHD, DVD and Blu-Ray release:
"...to relieve his boredom, 'Emperor Ming the Merciless' of the planet 'Mongo' declares that he will play with and destroy Earth by remotely causing natural disasters. On Earth, 'New York Jets' football star 'Flash Gordon' boards a small plane, where he meets travel agent 'Dale Arden'. Mid-flight, the cockpit is hit by a meteorite. Flash takes control and manages to crash land into a greenhouse owned by 'Dr. Hans Zarkov'.
"Zarkov believes the disasters are being caused by an extraterrestrial source and has secretly constructed a spacecraft that he plans to use to investigate.
"Zarkov's assistant refuses to go, so Zarkov lures Flash and Dale aboard. The rocket launches, taking them to Mongo, where they are captured by Ming's troops..."
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