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

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  15 February 1984 (USA)
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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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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)  »

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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 »

Goofs

In a wide shot, Ator is about to land his hang glider in a field. In the closeup, he lands on top of a castle. See more »

Quotes

Ator: Thong, the fish is ready!
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Great MST3K fodder!
30 June 2002 | by (So*Cal) – See all my reviews

It wasn't until the end of the MST3K episode did I note that there was a guy in a fight scene wearing glasses and tire marks where Ator was riding his horse.

This movie stunk like yesterday's gym socks (at least it wasn't bad as 'Manos'). The only things that were good about it were the hunky, Conan dude, Ator, and the riffings from Joel and the bots.

What I can't understand is how the shots of the white guy and the black guy (in the beginning and the end of the film) have anything to do with the movie? It looks like they were extras off of the film of "Ben Hur" or something.


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