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Conquest (1983)

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A young man, armed with a magical bow and arrows, embarks on a mystical journey through a mystical land to rid it of all evil and joins forces with an outlaw to take down an evil witch bent on claiming the magic bow for evil.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jorge Rivero ...
Mace (as George Rivero)
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Ilias
Conrado San Martín ...
Zora
Violeta Cela ...
Sacrificial Victim
José Gras ...
Fado (as Josè Gras Palau)
Gioia Scola ...
Girl Ilias Saves from Snake (as Maria Escola)
Sabrina Siani ...
Ocron (as Sabrina Sellers)
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Storyline

Italian sword and sorcery epic from splatter director Lucio Fulci loosely inspired from the Hercules mythos about two warriors on a quest and a vengeful demon who throws all kinds of nasty creatures along the way to fill scenes of gory violence. Written by Humberto Amador

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violence | creature | magic | arrow | witch | See more »

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He is a hunter from a future world trapped in prehistoric times. See more »


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Release Date:

6 April 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El Bárbaro  »

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Quotes

Ilias: What's your name?
Mace: My enemies call me Mace.
Ilias: And your friends?
Mace: I don't have any friends.
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Referenced in Day of the Dead (1985) See more »

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A hidden gem
26 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fans of Fulci, you will love this! This film is no Zombi or Beyond but it has the feel and atmosphere of a Fulci masterpiece. He may be the Godfather of Gore, but if your just looking for that certain aspect in the film, then turn away. With the exception of one or two scenes(which are pretty decent), Conquest has little gore to offer. What Conquest does have to offer tho is a great atmosphere and music score. Around the time of Conquest's release, the sword and sorcery genre was very popular. This film is merely Fulci's take on the genre and he pulls it off brilliantly. The story may be simple and seem generic yet it is pulled off well enough to make the plot of the film enjoyable and entertaining through the use of great settings, creatures, cheesy special effects and a cool techno score of the early 80's. If you're a fan of Fulci or even a fan of cheesy 80's movies, then Conquest would probably be a great film for you. 8 out of 10!


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