Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (1985)
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Audience Reviews for Starchaser: The Legend of Orin
It isn't really a bad movie, it's just painfully derivative from plot and characters stolen from Star Wars to the music snatched out of Star Trek.
On the surface, this is a 1985 animated film that shamelessly rips off Star Wars. Some clever writing and a desire to have a wider audience than most of it's kind,however, create something a bit more substantial and unique.
Woah... someone REALLY likes Star Wars. Starchaser- The Legend of Orin is basically that... it's not a complete ripoff but it bleeds the line between homage and straight up copy. Effeminate hero? Harrison Ford knock off? Money-hungry bounty hunters in space? All check. Even the climax takes place in a Death Star-esque area. You'll be dead of alcohol poisoning by the end of the film if you try taking a shot each time you saw a Star Wars reference. Though most of the backgrounds are beautiful, it's sometimes lazily animated and the voice acting doesn't sound motivated. It's not the worst animated movie and there are far more shameless Star Wars ripoffs, but Starchaser is not really worth watching.
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