With the aid of his companions, a man seeks to defeat his evil brother who has taken a nun hostage.

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Hawk, in a race against time must hunt and destroy the Dark Sword or once again face his brother Voltan in a battle of good against evil.

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Gort, Giant
Ray Charleson ...
Crow, Elf
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Baldin, Dwarf
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Ranulf (as Morgan Sheppard)
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Sister Monica
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Eliane
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Drogo
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High Abbot
Christopher Benjamin ...
Fitzwalter
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Innkeeper
Patrick Magee ...
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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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O Falcão Justiceiro  »

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The sound effect used for the Black Wizard's healing crystal is the one used for the sound of Scaramanga's laser in The Man with the Golden Gun (1974). See more »

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1st Rough in Tavern: The hunchback will have something to sayabout this!
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Fantastic Movie!
24 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

This is one of those rare early 80's movies that I love. Everything about it is terrible and yet something about it is great!

It has the feel of a Saturday "matinee" and is certainly an entertaining piece of work (although far from a masterpiece). Essentially, this movie is a guilty pleasure. If had to choose between it or "The Beastmaster", I would certainly take Hawk the Slayer.

I recommend this movie as a must see! Although I am not blind and can certainly see all of the faults, I still love this movie.

I even sampled sound bites from this movie and created a dance mix! (Not for commercial purposes... just for fun). If interested, check out the messages boards as I have posted a link to the sound file there.


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