Battlestar Galactica (1978)The story of how the 12 colonies of man are destroyed after a 1000 year war with the evil Cylon Empire. Through deceit, the Cylons are able to destroy the Colonies' entire fleet, except for the Battlestar Galactica, captained by Commander Adama. Adama gathers up the few remaining humans left on all the twelve worlds and embarks on a journey to find the mythical planet Earth, the supposed thirteenth colony of Mankind, lost millennia ago when humans first left the mother world, Kobol. With food and fuel running out, the fleet heads for an ore planet, Carillon, hoping to get what it needs. The Ovions, who populate the planet, are being controlled by the Cylons, who set a trap for the Galactica. The fleet gets food and fuel, and escapes, destroying Carillon and a Cylon Base Star.
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Directed by: Richard A. Colla
The cast includes: Richard Hatch (Capt. Apollo), Dirk Benedict (Lt. Starbuck), Lorne Greene (Cmdr. Adama), Lew Ayres (President Adar), Jane Seymour (Serina), Ray Milland (Sire Uri)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 125 minutes
Presented in: Color
Related categories: Space...the Final Frontier, Television