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Three people are transported into a parallel reality, where they find they must use modern technology, but medieval weapons, in order to save the citizenry from a murderous warlord.

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Dan
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Carrie Madison
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Kleel
Peter O'Farrell ...
Malachi
Ray Charleson ...
The Greenman
Kenneth Hendel ...
Philip Van der Byl ...
The Manbeast
Larry Taylor ...
Vosk
Dawn Abraham ...
Shareen
Ron Smerczak ...
Head Trader
Charles Comyn ...
Treet
Ian Steadman ...
1st Prisoner
Bill Flynn ...
2nd Prisoner
Danie Voges ...
Giant Nabu
Myles Robertson ...
Waterbeast
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Through a series of coincidences, Carrie, Dan and Dr. Hartmann all fall through a teleporter device Hartmann has invented. Transported to a what appears to be a prehistoric world in a parallel universe and unable to find the Doctor, Dan and Carrie must figure out a way to get back home. Before they can do that, however, they must deal with tribes of savage cavemen, as well as brutal warlord named Kleel who has taken a liking to Carrie and seems to be unusually well-supplied with Earth technology. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Richard Hatch was ill through part of the dubbing and thus his character's voice can be heard to fluctuate. See more »

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Just after the crash, Dan's voice does not match what his mouth is saying. See more »

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Carrie Madison: [Carrie and Dan are climbing a cliff, and Dan helps her up by pushing on her bottom] I am quite able to do this by myself, so if you don't mind, please take your hand off my butt!
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Excellent Movie!
12 January 2005 | by (Crestview, FL) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie! There are so few movies out there dealing with the fantasy genre that are even half-way believable, especially with swordplay. This has the be the best fantasy movie I have ever seen. The acting is top notch and the plot, once you get past the original premise, is quite credible. The music is excellent, also, along with the visuals for its time. This is one of the true underrated gems of all time. I think it would have been one of the top grossing fantasy movies of all time (I think the live action Lord of the Ring series wasn't that good - I like the Rankin animated version much better, with he books being the best, of course), if it had been released in theaters instead of just Showtime. A must see for any fantasy fan.


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