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Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)


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Release Date: Mar 3, 1940 Wide


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Movie Info

A mysterious plague, the Purple Death, ravages the earth. Dr. Zarkov, investigating in his spaceship, finds a ship from planet Mongo seeding the atmosphere with dust. Sure enough, Ming the Merciless is up to his old tricks. So it's back to Mongo for Flash, Dale, and Zarkov, this time with ready-made allies waiting: Prince Barin of Arboria and Queen Fria of the frozen northern land of Frigia; where, it so happens, is found polarite, antidote to the plague. But Ming will use all his forces to keep … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Action & Adventure , Classics , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: ,
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 25, 2000

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Critic Reviews for Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

All Critics (7)

Third and final (and actually made in 1940) Flash Gordon serial. Still fun.

August 24, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Though played out against some lavish backdrops, 'Universe' is easily the weakest of the Flash serials.

Full Review… | July 2, 2003
Kalamazoo Gazette

The prettiest of the Flash Gordon serials, even though like most Universal chapterplays, it is filled with stock footage and choppy editing.

September 8, 2002

Of course, it's corny and juvenile but that's the point.

January 1, 2000
Movie Metropolis

August 26, 2005

August 22, 2003
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Audience Reviews for Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

I saw this a long time ago, I should watch it again.

AJ Verser

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