1979, Universal, 108 min, USA, Dir: Vince Edwards, Christian I. Nyby II

Lloyd Bridges stars as Cmdr. Cain, the glory-seeking commander of Pegasus, a fellow Battlestar vessel. With designs on attacking a nearby Cylon Base World, Cain deviously lures a reluctant Cmdr. Adama (Lorne Greene) into all-out war with the Cylons, further sidetracking the fleet’s return to Earth, and leaving the Galactica leader near death. With Richard Hatch and Dirk Benedict.

1978, Universal, 125 min, USA, Dir: Richard A. Colla, Alan J. Levi

A resourceful team of space warriors, led by Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict and Maren Jensen, takes on the evil Cylons (dig that moving red eyeball!) in this humorous and action-packed theatrical version of the hit television series. Often compared to a small-screen STAR WARS (visual effects guru John Dykstra created superb F/X for both), "Battlestar Galactica" achieved its own unique charm through a winning cast and a refreshing, tongue-in-cheek approach to the sci-fi genre.

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