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Hawk the Slayer (1980)

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

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Voltan
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Hawk
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Baldin, Dwarf
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Ranulf (as Morgan Sheppard)
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Sister Monica
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Abbess
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Eliane
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High Abbot
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Fitzwalter
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Innkeeper
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Priest
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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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Adventure | Fantasy

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18 December 1980 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

O Falcão Justiceiro  »

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Trivia

Veteran Hollywood actor Jack Palance was about sixty years of age when this movie came out. See more »

Quotes

1st Rough in Tavern: The hunchback will have something to sayabout this!
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References Superman (1978) See more »

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So terrible that it's Awesome
23 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

I first saw this movie years ago as a kid who Dungeons and Dragons and from that standpoint it was an instant hit with me and my friends. I don't know how I can still like this movie with all it's terrible special effects, but I always get a kick out of watching it. The cast is pretty funny and Jack Palance's over-the-top B-movie acting in this is classic. There are so many great lines in this movie like "Draw your dagger out one more inch and you are a dead man, be you my son or not..." The music is the best thing about this movie - so surreal it's cheesy yet cool enough to work. In short, the movie somehow surpasses the sum of its individual parts to achieve something near a cult classic quality. I've even made Baldur's Gate (PC) characters based on the characters using pics and voice clips from the movie. Just imagine clicking on the elf character and hearing "I, am ready" or "Name, the target" in that delightful monotone.


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