The Norseman (1978)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Action  |  13 March 1980 (Colombia)
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An 11th-century Viking prince sails to America to find his father, who on a previous voyage had been captured by Indians.


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Susie Coelho ...
Christopher Connelly ...
Jimmy Clem ...
Deacon Jones ...
Denny Miller ...
Fred Biletnikoff ...
Seamon Glass ...
Old Indian woman
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Kiwonga (as Jacob Jerry Daniels)
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Young Eric (as Chuck Pierce)


An 11th-century Viking prince sails to America to find his father, who on a previous voyage had been captured by Indians.

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Release Date:

13 March 1980 (Colombia)  »

Also Known As:

Az öldöklő viking  »

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2.35 : 1
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When the Norseman on the beach receives two arrow in the left hip, the padding is visible under his outer garment area where the arrows sticks. The padding is also attached to his outer garment and not his body, as the arrows move with his garments and not his body. See more »

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One of the Worst Movies of All Time
17 December 2006 | by (HAWAII) – See all my reviews

I am sitting at home watching THE NORSEMAN on TV, trying to pick my incredulous chin up off the floor. This movie must be seen by film students so they can learn everything NOT to do in making a movie. For example: Lee Majors (THORVALD) and the boy playing his Norse son deliver arch dialog in southern American accents...The Caucasian looking Indians with perfect Herbal Essence hairstyles...and perfect teeth..(that tribe must have a really good dental plan) Lee Majors sports a late 1970's mustache and hair style...He probably was on hiatus from a series and refused to restyle his hair...The Max Factor warpaint on the Indians' faces...and the lack of "Light Egyptian" on their bodies...Irish actress, Kathleen Freeman, as an old Indian woman... The "ultra realistic" Canadian location (NOT!), complete with palm trees and Spanish Moss... How did they get the money to make this thing? Where can I get some for my films??? This film is like a train wreck....painful to watch but absolutely riveting in its awfulness. The only area that deserves praise is the cinematography...the exteriors look pretty good... the cinematographer must have picked up the gig to pay for a fishing expedition or a vacation to Hawaii... In the words of many a great Norseman, .....Oy Vey!!!

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