The Weirdest Things You Never Knew About the Making Of Flash GordonRyan Plummer5/02/14 4:30pm37952EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkThe 1980 Flash Gordon had so much promise. They had a budget, an all-star cast, and the filmmaker behind the 1971 classic Get Carter. They had Queen! How many shit-storms had to coalesce to create this altogether Perfect Storm of movie failure? Quite a few. Here are the weirdest secrets of the making of Flash Gordon.