Heavy Metal (1981)

Director: Gerald Potterton Run Time: 86 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 1981

Starring: Eugene Levy, Harold Ramis, Joe Flaherty, John Candy, Richard Romanus

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.