The Beastmaster (1982) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Dar, the son of a king, is hunted by a priest after his birth, so he is sent to grow up in another family. When he becomes a grown man, his new father is murdered by savages. He discovers that he has the ability to communicate with the animals, and after that, Dar begins his quest for revenge in this Conan-like movie.

    - Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>
  • Maax is a twisted cult leader out to steal the throne of King Zed. King Zed then banishes Maax, but Maax sends one of his three witches to steal Zed's unborn son. Ripping him right out of his mother's womb with magic and placing it a cow's womb, she takes him to die. Then a brave hunter killed the witch and rescued the young boy. Naming him Dar, they find out at a young age that he possess the power to communicate with animals. Later on, Maax sends his thugs called the horde to wipe out the peaceful village. However, thanks to a brave dog, Dar survives again and makes plans on using his powers to kill Maax to avenge his people and his foster Father.

    - Written by Zedd
  • A sword-and-sorcery fantasy about a young man's search for revenge. Armed with supernatural powers, the handsome hero and his animal allies wage war against marauding forces.

    - Written by Anonymous


The gates to the city of Aruk are raised, and Maax (Rip Torn), high priest of the city's patron god...

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