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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

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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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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)  »

Also Known As:

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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Tire tracks are visible as Ator gallops across a field. See more »

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Ator: Thong, the fish is ready!
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Also called Cave Dwellers or REALLY BAD ITALIAN FILM
31 October 1999 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

A bad low budget flick, it is a real pain to watch. The scenes shown in the credits appear to have nothing to do with the rest of the film. For some reason this movie, set in the Middle Ages, features grenades, a hanglider, and an atomic explosion. The main character, Ator, is supposed to be hero because he can defeat puppet snakes and spiders. For some reason the writers decided to name his sidekick "Thong"(or is it "Fong"?). This movie was just another reason to change the channel until MST3K came along, and, as always, made it very enjoyable. At the end, they give a hilarious review of all the film's continuity problems. The film is titled Cave Dwellers when shown in MST.


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