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HEAVY METAL (1981)

  • Ticket Price: $12
  • Rating: R
  • Run Time: 86 minutes
  • Director: Gerald Potterton
  • Starring: Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Harold Ramis
  • Format: DCP
  • Year: 1981
  • Language: English
  • Age Policy: 18 and Up
  • Note: Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror in HEAVY METAL.

Based on the popular Heavy Metal magazine, this 1981 animated Canadian fantasy film has all the good stuff: graphic violence, nudity, and sexuality. The anthology features a series of science fiction and fantasy stories (from the mag) that center around a glowing orb that terrorizes a young girl. Produced by Ivan Reitman and trippy as hell, Heavy Metal presentation is a universe of mystery, magic, sexual fantasies, of awesome good, and a universe of terrifying evil.

Part of Nitehawk’s April MIDNITE MARAUDERS midnite series.