Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)

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… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 25, 2000
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

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

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

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

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Bob Bloom
rec.arts.movies.reviews

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


Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
AJ Verser
I saw this a long time ago, I should watch it again.