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The Blade Master (1984)
"Ator 2 - L'invincibile Orion" (original title)

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Muscle-bound Ator and his mute Asian sidekick travel from the ends of the Earth to save his aged mentor from the evil mustachioed Zor.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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David Brandon ...
Zor (as David Cain Haughton)
Charles Borromel ...
Kiro Wehara ...
Thong (as Chen Wong)
Robert Black ...
High Priest
Donald Hodson ...
Village Elder
Stephan Soffer ...
Ravani
Nello Pazzafini ...
Wallon (as Ned Steinberg)
Osiride Pevarello ...
Sandur (as Hershel Curtis)
Sandra Carle ...
Old Woman
Nancy Hall ...
1st Maiden
Linette Ray ...
2nd Maiden
Robert Karshin ...
1st Youth
Andy Stradly ...
2nd Youth
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Storyline

In this sequel, the Fighting Eagle returns. This time he must save a former mentor from the evil Zor. Ator battles cavemen, invisible swordsmen, and barbarians with his new sidekick Thong to finally have the ultimate showdown with Zor. Written by Sean Kilby and Jason Parker <gestalt@ix.netcom.com>

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Warrior, Magician, Hero, Thief. They called him .... The Blade Master. See more »


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15 February 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cave Dwellers  »

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According to director Joe D'Amato, the film was shot in two weeks, without a script. Miles O'Keeffe was contracted to star in a certain number of films for D'Amato, leaving very little time to write a script. See more »

Goofs

While Ator is hang gliding, a modern city appears at the bottom of one shot. See more »

Quotes

Ator: Thong, the fish is ready!
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Edited from Where Eagles Dare (1968) See more »

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Mind numbingly wretched.
23 June 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Back in the early 80's, Italian film companies were cranking garbage like this out all the time, but this one has to be the WORST sword-and-sandal movie ever. even 1983's "Hercules" was better, and that movie was pretty bad! This is a sequel to the first Ator movie, and both were pretty bad, but this one, even watching it on MST3K, was hard to understand, and it wasn't because of the wisecracks, either! One minute there's a dull old guy, then there's this one guy with some major problems, then there's a big snake, then our hero (with the magical power of BAD ACTING) hanglides to evil guy's castle (which has a not-so-secret-secret passage way, moron film makers) by building a hanglider in record time! He even has grenades! I won't even mention all the other mistakes, because there is to many for me to remember. If you watch this without Joel and the 'bots, then you've got some problems, too!


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