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The Flash (1990)
The Flash 1990
Director: Robert Iscove
Writer(s): Danny Bilson
Paul De Meo
co-story writer
Denise Skinner
Release Date: September 20, 1990
Running Time: 93 mins
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The Flash is a TV movie that served as the series premiere to the television series, which follows the origin of The Scarlet Speedster


The origin of The Flash. An accident gives police crime lab expert Barry Allen awesome powers of speed, and he vows to use them to bring his brother's murderer to justice. But first, Allen must learn to control his sudden, remarkable talents. Dr. Christina "Tina" McGee, who works for S.T.A.R. Labs, helps him with this.


  • John Wesley Shipp as Barry Allen/The Flash
  • Amanda Pays as Dr. Christina "Tina" McGee
  • Alex Désert as Julio Mendez
  • Paula Marshall as Iris West
  • Michael Nader as Nicholas Pike
  • Tim Thomerson as Jay Allen
  • Priscilla Pointer as Nora Allen
  • Lycia Naff as Lila
  • Richard Belzer as Joe Kline
  • Robert Hooks as Chief Arthur Cooper
  • M. Emmet Walsh as Henry Allen
  • Patrie Allen as Eve Allen
  • Biff Manard as Officer Michael Murphy
  • Vito D'Ambrosio as Officer Tony Bellows
  • M. Emmet Walsh as Henry Allen
  • Wayne Pére as Rick
  • Justin Burnette as Shawn Allen
  • Eric DaRe as Tyrone
  • Ricky Dean Logan as Scott
  • JusMariko Tse as Linda Park
  • Sam Vlahos as Dr. Lawrence
  • Josh Cruze as Petrolli


Television Films
Live Action 1970s: Wonder Woman | The New Original Wonder Woman | The Return of Wonder Woman
1990s: The Flash | Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
2000s: Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt
Smallville: Absolute Justice | Finale
Arrow: The Undertaking | Three Ghosts | Unthinkable | Flash vs. Arrow/The Brave and the Bold | Uprising | Sins of the Father | Deathstroke Returns
The Flash: Fallout | Rogue Time | Enter Zoom | Escape from Earth-2 | Gorilla City
DCAU Batman: TAS: Two-Face | The Cat and The Claw | Feat of Clay | Heart of Steel | Shadow of The Bat | Robin's Reckoning | The Demon's Quest
Superman: TAS: The Last Son of Krypton | The Main Man | Blasts from the Past | Apokolips...Now! | Little Girl Lost | Legacy
Batman Beyond: Rebirth | The Call | Curse of the Kobra
Justice League: Secret Origins | The Savage Time | Starcrossed
Justice League Unlimited: The Once and Future Thing | CADMUS Crisis | Destroyer
Other Young Justice: Independence Day