Galaxina (1980)

90m 59s (UK – video (PAL)), 95m
35mm, Panavision (anamorphic), colour, 2.35:1
mono, English

An American science fiction film directed by William Sachs. It opened in the States on 6 June 1980.

Plot Summary

The crew of an interstellar police ship is sent to find a missing crystal, the fabled Blue Star. En route, the ships female android, Galaxina, falls in love with one of her crewmates and the captain gives birth to an alien creature…


Directed by: William Sachs
© MCMLXXX by Marimark Productions, Inc.; MTG Media Properties (given at the start of the DVD version)
A Marimark production. Crown International Pictures [opening logo]
Executive Producer: Newton P. Jacobs
Produced by: Marilyn J. Tenser
Associate Producer: George E. Mather
Written by: William Sachs
Director of Photography: Dean Cundey
Film Editors: George Bowers, George Berndt
Music Supervisor: Arlon Ober
Sound Mixer: Jan Brodin
Costume Designer: Malissa Daniel
Make-up Artist/Hair: Teresa Austin
Galaxina's Hair Stylist: Christine Davis
Special Make-up Effects: Christopher J. Walas
Special Animation Effects: Visual Concept Engineering
Electronic Special Effects Projections by: Janek Kaliczak
Production Designer/Art Director: Thomas Turlley
Locations: Paramount Ranch, Agoura, California, USA

Stephen Macht (Thor)
Avery Schreiber (Captain Cornelius Butt)
James David Hinton (Buzz)
Dorothy R. Stratten as Galaxina
Lionel Mark Smith (Maurice)
Tad Horino (Sam Wo)
Ronald Knight (Ordric)
Percy Rodrigues (voice of Ordric)
Herb Kaplowitz (Rockeater/Kitty/opera singer)
Stephen Morrell (Chopper)
Angelo Rossitto (monster from egg)
Nancy MacCauley (Elexia)
Fred D. Scott (Commander)
David A. Cox (Mr Spot)
Pete Schrum (Fat Daddy)
Susan Kiger (blue girl)
Marilyn Joi (winged girl)
Rhonda Shear (mime/robot)
Bartine Zane (Whistler's Mother)
Heather O'Connell (little girl)

Extracts included in
Dorothy Stratten: The Untold Story (1985)
Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 2 (1996)

See also
Alien (1979)
Star Trek (1966-1969)
Star Wars (1977)



  • Cinefantastique vol.10 no.2 (1980) pp.36-37 – illustrated article (Galaxina: in no one can hear you laugh by Adam Eisenberg)
  • The Film Journal no.84 (23 March 1981) p.29 – review (by Candace Burke-Block)
  • Psychotronic Video no.33 (2000) p.14 – review (by Necati Sonmez)
  • Screen International no.223 (12-19 January 1980) p.10 – credits (Filming in US)
  • Screen International no.227 (9-16 February 1980) p.12 – credits (Filming in US)
  • Screen International no.255 (23-30 August 1980) p.4 – Dorothy Stratten obituary (Obituary: Dorothy Stratten)
  • Variety vol.300 (27 August 1980) p.20 – review (by J. Quinn)
  • Video Watchdog no.66 (2000) pp.5-6 – review (So how's the DVD? by Tim Lucas)
  • The Village Voice vol.26 (11-17 March 1981) p.48 – review (Lethal desire by Carrie Rickey)


  • The New York Times vol.130 (1 March 1981) p.52 – review (Film: silliness in space by John Corry)


  • Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction by Phil Hardy (ed) p.361
  • The Films of the Eighties by Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan p.212-213
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.146-147