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Sword and the Sorcerer, The Movie

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Summary

An 80’s movie of the medieval science fiction genre where a mighty mercenary warrior helps a beautiful princess save the land from a ruthless tyrant and a mighty evil sorcerer.

Sword and the Sorcerer, The DVD

DVD Release

The DVD for the movie Sword and the Sorcerer, The was released on April 24, 2001 by Starz Anchor Bay and is rated R.

Plot

In “The Sword and the Sorcerer” Talon (Horsley) is a powerful mercenary warrior carrying a three-bladed sword. During the movie he rediscovers his royal heritage and dangerous yet heroic destiny when he is recruited to help a princess foil the designs of a brutal tyrant and a powerful sorcerer.

The “Sword and the Sorcerer” is an epic tale of heroism, mighty battles, beautiful princesses and powerful warriors in a land of magic and swordsmanship.

Cast

Prince Talon - Lee Horsley
Princess Alana - Kathleen Beller
Prince Mikah - Simon MacCorkindale
Cromwell War Chancellor - George Maharis
Titus Cromwell - Richard Lynch
Xusia - Richard Moll

Trivia

The producers of “The Sword and the Sorcerer” originally wanted Oliver Reed to narrate the movie, but were dissatisfied with his performance and so they replaced him with Simon MacCorkindale.

Richard Moll only played the Sorcerer at the opening scene of “The Sword and the Sorcerer” because he had a bad reaction to the contact lenses and was sent to the hospital. Other scenes at the end of the movie were done by a stand in and later dubbed by Moll.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Sword and the Sorcerer, The was released to theatres on 04/23/1982 by Group 1, and grossed $36,714,025 at the box office in the US.


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