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Hawk the Slayer (1980)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Fantasy  |  18 December 1980 (UK)
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With the aid of his companions, a man seeks to defeat his evil brother who has taken a nun hostage.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Voltan
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Gort, Giant
Ray Charleson ...
Crow, Elf
Peter O'Farrell ...
Baldin, Dwarf
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Ranulf (as Morgan Sheppard)
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Woman, Sorceress
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Sister Monica
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Abbess
Catriona MacColl ...
Eliane
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Drogo
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High Abbot
Christopher Benjamin ...
Fitzwalter
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Innkeeper
Patrick Magee ...
Priest
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Storyline

Hawk, having suffered the ignominy of watching both his father and fiancée die at the hands of his brother, Voltan, sets out on a quest for companions to aid him in his fight to stop his brother's reign of evil and free the Abbess. Written by Lee Shapiro <hgwells@magicnet.net>

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18 December 1980 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A gyilkos héja  »

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Bernard Bresslaw hurt his neck rather badly in the scene where a nun drugs him towards the end of the picture. As he fell down, his armour dug in underneath his jaw. Being a trooper, though, he carried right on acting. See more »

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Woman, Sorceress: Even as we speak, the wizards gather in the south.
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A 10+ cult fantasy classic!
18 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie in 1981 at about 4 o'clock in the morning and I LOVED it. I had some friends staying over at my house for the weekend, we were 12 years old and lived to play D&D. About 2 minutes after the movie ended we all set about creating our own Mindswords and automatic crossbows for our characters. Yes, the acting is truly lame, but in a movie like this, who cares? I've always secretly hoped that there was a sequel made, as they totally left it open for one, but I guess that would be too much to ask for. I have always wanted to find the movie on DVD so I can show it to my nephews, who thanks to me, are also D&D players. The greatest cult fantasy movie ever!


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