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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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A pure action fantasy where good, strength and exotic beauty battle evil. See more »


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15 February 1984 (USA)  »

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Cave Dwellers  »

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Director Joe D'Amato made the movie very quickly, in an effort to cash in on the popularity of Conan the Destroyer (1984). D'Amato made the first Ator movie in response to the success of Conan the Barbarian (1982). See more »

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In the final scene, when Ator rides back to the ends of the Earth, tire tracks appear in the background. See more »

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Ator: Thong, the fish is ready!
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: It Conquered the World (1991) See more »

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Hey, those ain't Ator's Opening Credits!
28 December 1998 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

The credits come from the Sandy Frank stitching job that was made to turn this movie into Cave Dwellers for re-release. Now that that's cleared up...oh! Excruciating, eye-gouging pain. Blade Master leaps shamelessly on the sword & sorcery bandwagon started by the Conan flicks...except the bandwagon never left the garage anyway. As such, this Italian flick is a dud trying to rip-off a box office dud, with predictable results. However, this would give too little credit to the director and writers, who make no effort whatsoever to maintain a coherent plot, continuity, any semblance of era-accurate continuity. Miles O'Keefe is no leading man, now or forever (Tarzan The Ape Man proved that, if Ator didn't). Just an unlikeable picture and a chore to watch.


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