The Ice Pirates

1984 - Color - Stereo - 1.78 : 1
US release date: March 16, 1984
JF Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Budget: $9,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $4,358,022 (USA)


In the far future water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess, and recruited to help her find her father who disappeared when he found information dangerous to the rulers. A real Space Opera with sword fights, explosions, fighting robots, monsters, bar fights and time warps.


Jason - Robert Urich
Princess Karina - Mary Crosby
Roscoe - Michael D. Roberts
Maida - Anjelica Huston
Killjoy - John Matuszak
Zeno - Ron Perlman
Supreme Commander - John Carradine
Nanny - Natalie Core
Zorn - Jeremy West
Wendon - Bruce Vilanch
Count Paisley - Alan Caillou




Director - Stewart Raffill

Writing credits

Writer - Stewart Raffill
Writer - Stanford Sherman


Producer - John Foreman
Associate producer - Dennis Lasker