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Prisoners of the Lost Universe (1983)

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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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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15 August 1983 (USA)  »

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Apodrasi hilion kindynon  »

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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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When Carrie materializes on the mountaintop, a reservoir is visible off to her right, which is out of place in a world of sword-wielding barbarians. 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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Featured in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Stranded in Space (1991) See more »

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31 August 2001 | by (Laurel, MD) – See all my reviews

First, I can't imagine this can even be found anymore. I saw it one time, in the mid 80s when I was a kid, on T.V. I think it was orginally made for cable. Anyway, my expectations were zero, and instead I enjoyed a great "bad" movie, if you know what I mean. Fun way to spend an afternoon. Why do I even remember it? Because it is so obscure, it is one of those movies I use to test whether a film book (like Maltin) is really comprehensive. Glad to find it on imdb.com.


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