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Yor, the Hunter from the Future (1983)
"Il mondo di Yor" (original title)

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A warrior seeks his true origins in a seemingly prehistoric wasteland.

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Yor
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Ka-Laa
Luciano Pigozzi ...
Pag (as Alan Collins)
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Ena
John Steiner ...
Overlord
Ayshe Gul ...
Rea of the Sand-People
Aytekin Akkaya ...
Leader of the Sand-People
Marina Rocchi ...
Tarita
Sergio Nicolai ...
Kay
Ludovico Della Jojo
Adrian Akdemir
Herent Akdemir
Ali Selgur
Zeynep Selgur
Henk Akin
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Storyline

Yor, an extremely blond prehistoric warrior, comes to question his origins, particularly with regard to a mysterious medallion he wears. When he learns of a desert goddess who supposedly wears the same medallion, Yor decides that he must find her and learn his true identity. Along the way, he encounters ape-men, dinosaurs, and a strange futuristic society. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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He is from a future world. Trapped in prehistoric times. Searching for his past. A hunter of incredible power and strength. In his quest for his origin, he and the woman he loves must fight hostile tribes. Battle deadly beasts. And try to survive the violent forces of a newly born Earth. See more »


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The costumes worn by Overlord and his guards were left over from The Humanoid (1979) which director Antonio Margheriti did the special effects for. See more »

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The character of Ena has a mole on one cheek. For a couple shots in the cave, the mole disappears. See more »

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Ka-Laa: Why is Yor different from other men?
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I love this film more than I love my family.
7 December 2003 | by (HOLLYWOOD!!!!) – See all my reviews

"Yor: Hunter From the Future" is one of the most underrated films of the last nine thousand years. A key inspiration for such amazing works as "American Beauty" and "Hollywood Harry", this science fiction epic deserves to be rediscovered. The story follows a shy, and stupid blonde man who wanders through a prehistoric wasteland. As he encounters various villages and communities, he manages to destroy everything in his wake and ruin everyone's lives. The last thirty minutes are a revelation as our hero, his love interest, and some fat shirtless guy (who I still think is Orson Welles) are transported into space. There they fight a bunch of robots and shoot laser beams. Seriously, gang, if you want a film that will make you want to kill someone, then this is for you. Brilliant direction, acting, and writing all around. Best line: "DAMN TALKING BOX!!!!" Yor is played by an actor who never got his due in bad porn. The special effects blow Lord of the Rings out of the dork shelf at the rental store. You're going to love this movie so much you will want to slap yourself and hope that it isn't a dream.

Nine out of five stars.

Blurb: "Yor, more like Big Time!"


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