MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 16,847 this week

Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1983)

3.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.7/10 from 591 users  
Reviews: 26 user | 17 critic

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.

Director:

Writers:

(original story and screenplay), (original story and screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at Internet Archive

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 362 titles
created 08 Jan 2012
 
a list of 49 titles
created 22 Dec 2012
 
a list of 204 titles
created 06 Jan 2013
 
a list of 1559 titles
created 01 Oct 2013
 
a list of 42 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1983)

Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1983) on IMDb 3.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Prisoners of the Lost Universe.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

It begins as a contest of strength the challenge of competition luring fighters from far away to a hilltop castle. Deathstalker leads the combatants but only to discover that the winners ... See full summary »

Director: Howard R. Cohen
Stars: Rick Hill, Maria Ford, Brett Baxter Clark
Ultra Warrior (1990)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.6/10 X  

After the nuclear holocaust, one man rises from the ashes to become the leader of a ragged gang of survivors. They soon discover that their greatest challenge is yet to come; they must ... See full summary »

Directors: Augusto Tamayo San Román, Kevin Tent
Stars: Dack Rambo, Clare Beresford, Meshach Taylor
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Eddie Moore is a young drifter passing through the small town of Rockfield when suddenly he gets harassed by corrupt sheriff Leroy Rankin and his Deputy, Tylor. Later he meets up with ... See full summary »

Director: Charles S. Dubin
Stars: Stephen McHattie, Kay Lenz, Eddie Albert
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The DEVIL'S SWORD lies hidden in a secret cave inside Devils Mountain, everything evil will fight to the death for it... "For whoever possesses the sword, will rule the kingdom!" Four ... See full summary »

Director: Ratno Timoer
Stars: Barry Prima, Gudi Sintara, Advent Bangun
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

The mighty warrior, Kain, crosses the barren wastelands of the planet Ura, where two arch enemies, Zeg and the evil degenerate Balcaz, fight incessantly for control of the village's only ... See full summary »

Director: John C. Broderick
Stars: David Carradine, Luke Askew, Maria Socas
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

The mummy of long dormant, but powerful Caribbean voodoo priest Gatanebo gets revived on a luxury South Seas ocean liner as a big buff bald guy and proceeds to terrorize the passengers. ... See full summary »

Director: Manuel Caño
Stars: Aldo Sambrell, Tanyeka Stadler, Alexander Abrahan
Conquest (1983)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

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.

Director: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Jorge Rivero, Andrea Occhipinti, Conrado San Martín
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

Oliver is in trouble. He's been caught embezzling money from his father's company, and unless he can pay back the $250,000 he took (which he can't), he will be fired from his job, arrested ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern
Stars: Bob Dishy, Joanna Barnes, Bill Dana
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

The third thrilling saga of Deathstalker pits him against the evil wizard and ruler of the Southland, Troxartes, and his band of undead warriors. Dashing Deathstalker is entrusted by the ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Corona
Stars: John Allen Nelson, Carla Herd, Terri Treas
Deathstalker II (Video 1987)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Deathstalker helps Reena the Seer out of a few jams, and she solicits his help for a bigger task. She reveals that she is actually Princess Evie, but the evil sorcerer had her abducted and ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: John Terlesky, Monique Gabrielle, John Lazar
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

The theft of jewels and mistaken identity complicate the life of Mary in this crime thriller.

Director: Osvaldo Civirani
Stars: Carroll Baker, George Hilton, Stephen Boyd
Adventure

Hawk, in a race against time must hunt and destroy the Dark Sword or once again face his brother Voltan in a battle of good against evil.

Director: Terry Marcel
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Dan
...
Carrie Madison
...
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
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 August 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Apodrasi hilion kindynon  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Released theatrically internationally, but debuted on cable in the United States. See more »

Goofs

When Carrie kicks her would-be rapist there is a tree branch above his head. A moment later when he whips out his knife, the tree branch is gone. See more »

Quotes

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!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
If you appreciate movies for what they are, you'll really like this
1 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

I've now watched this movie twice. The first time I stumbled across it in one of those packs of DVDs that has 50 obscure movies you've never heard of. I went in fully intending to mock it throughout. I was pretty happy early on watching the main characters all come together. Then as the movie progressed, I realized there was a real plot, and some well thought out ideas. There are colorful characters, and some pretty interesting ideas in this thing. I also have an appreciation for the strong female lead in this movie. It's very welcome.

When you absorb it all, you have to allow for low budget, sometimes odd dialogue, and occasionally slow pacing. If you look at the variety of characters, follow their travels and enjoy the campiness that is built in, you should have a good time. This is an earnest movie throughout, and I love it for that. I have no doubt I'll watch it again in the future.

The story involves (although you may have read this already) a scientist, a reporter, and a guy who just happened to be in the neighborhood. Through a series of events, they all wind up in another dimension. The goal is simple. Find out if there is a way to get home, and if so, go for it. This movie is the tale of their adventures. Aside from some language, it's definitely family friendly. The violence is modest by todays standards and mostly consists of swordplay. Pop in that DVD and enjoy. You'll be glad you did!


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Just good. Not as bad as all that. Not great. But good. son_of_vazkor
The MANBEAST Tranio1
This made a pretty good Rifftrax! charl23
Discuss Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?