MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,902 this week

Deathstalker (1983)

R  |   |  Adventure, Fantasy  |  February 1984 (USA)
4.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.4/10 from 2,271 users  
Reviews: 41 user | 45 critic

The warrior Deathstalker is tasked by an old witch lady to obtain and unite the three powers of creation - a chalice, an amulet, and a sword - lest the evil magician Munkar get them and use... See full summary »

Director:

(as John Watson)

Writer:

(screenplay) (as Howard Cohen)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 08 Apr 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 14 May 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 12 Apr 2014
 
a list of 45 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 46 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Deathstalker" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Deathstalker (1983)

Deathstalker (1983) on IMDb 4.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Deathstalker.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

With the aid of his companions, a man seeks to defeat his evil brother who has taken a nun hostage.

Director: Terry Marcel
Stars: Jack Palance, John Terry, Bernard Bresslaw
Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

The story centers on the battle for the mythical Sword of Aktar and its kidnapped keeper Ulric. But for a few stop-motion prehistoric creatures, the heroic Thane must save a beautiful ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Lyle Waggoner, Russ Tamblyn, Blake Bahner
Hundra (1983)
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Born in a tribe of fierce warrior women, Hundra has been raised to despise the influence of men. An archer, fighter and sword fighter, Hundra is superior to any male. Hundra finds her ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Cimber
Stars: Laurene Landon, Cihangir Gaffari, María Casal
Gor (1987)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

American professor Tarl Cabot is transported via a magical ring to planet Gor, where he must help an oppressed country overthrow its evil king and his barbarian henchmen.

Director: Fritz Kiersch
Stars: Urbano Barberini, Rebecca Ferratti, Jack Palance
Conquest (1983)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A young man, armed with a magical bow and arrows, embarks on a mystical journey through a mystical land to rid it of all evil and joins forces with an outlaw to take down an evil witch bent on claiming the magic bow for evil.

Director: Lucio Fulci
Stars: Jorge Rivero, Andrea Occhipinti, Conrado San Martín
Ironmaster (1983)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A tale that takes place at the dawn of history. The movie tells the story of a tribe that discovers how to fashion weapons out of iron and use them for their own survival. However, the ... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Sam Pasco, Elvire Audray, George Eastman
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  

In a final and epic battle in the thrilling sequel to the now classic "Barbarian Queen", Althalia, leads a revolt of peasants and female warriors against the wicked ruler, Arkaris, to ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Finley
Stars: Lana Clarkson, Greg Wrangler, Rebecca Wood
Ultra Warrior (1990)
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.6/10 X  

After the nuclear holocaust, one man rises from the ashes to become the leader of a ragged gang of survivors. They soon discover that their greatest challenge is yet to come; they must ... See full summary »

Directors: Augusto Tamayo San Román, Kevin Tent
Stars: Dack Rambo, Clare Beresford, Meshach Taylor
Deathstalker II (Video 1987)
Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Deathstalker helps Reena the Seer out of a few jams, and she solicits his help for a bigger task. She reveals that she is actually Princess Evie, but the evil sorcerer had her abducted and ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: John Terlesky, Monique Gabrielle, John Lazar
Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A sword-and-sorcery fantasy about a young man's search for revenge. Armed with supernatural powers, the handsome hero and his animal allies wage war against marauding forces.

Director: Don Coscarelli
Stars: Marc Singer, Tanya Roberts, Rip Torn
Dragonslayer (1981)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom.

Director: Matthew Robbins
Stars: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson
Sorceress (1982)
Action | Fantasy | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Sword and sorcery story of the cosmic struggle between white magic and black magic.

Director: Jack Hill
Stars: Leigh Harris, Lynette Harris, Roberto Nelson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Deathstalker (as Richard Hill)
...
Codille
Richard Brooker ...
Oghris
...
Kaira
Victor Bo ...
Kang
Bernard Erhard ...
Munkar
Augusto Larreta ...
Salmaron (as August Larreta)
Verónica Llinás ...
Toralva (as Lillian Ker)
Marcos Woinsky ...
Gargit
Adrián De Piero ...
Nicor (as Adrian De Piero)
Jorge Sorvik ...
King Tulak (as George Sorvic)
Boy Olmi ...
Young Man
Horacio Marassi ...
Creature Leader (as Horace Marassi)
Patrick Duggan ...
Colobri
Maria Fournery ...
Anella
Edit

Storyline

The warrior Deathstalker is tasked by an old witch lady to obtain and unite the three powers of creation - a chalice, an amulet, and a sword - lest the evil magician Munkar get them and use them for nefarious purposes. After obtaining the sword, Deathstalker joins with other travellers going to the Big Tournament to determine the strongest warrior. The false king holds the true princess in captivity, and plots to have Deathstalker killed, and Deathstalker must fight to free the princess. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Journey to an age of awesome magic See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Fantasy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

February 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A hercegnö  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The actor who played the pigman also portrays one of the fighters in the big tournament. See more »

Goofs

In the torture chamber, the tattoo on Munkar's head switches from its usual position on the left side to the right side. When he appears again it is back on the left side. See more »

Quotes

Munkar: He won't suspect... Princess Codille.
Number One: But she would never...
[Munkar waves his hand]
Number One: Wait, I know what you're thinking, don't... No...
[grabs his crotch]
Number One: It's Gone!
[Tries to talk but his voice gets higher as Munkar transforms him into Codille]
Number One: [as Codille] Oh, my lord. This is very uncomfortable.
Munkar: Then finish quickly, my princess.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The best of the sword and sorcery flicks!
1 May 2000 | by (Hollywood, ca) – See all my reviews

This movie is packed with everything you would expect in a sword and sorcery film(except explicit sex)!

There are twenty-five breast shots, twenty-seven butt shots, six sword fights, fifteen impalings, two amputations, one arrow in the neck, three beheadings, on horse dragging, one eye-candy, one finger food, one mud wrestle, one pig face, one magical trans sexual operation, two bitch slappings, one crotch stabbing, one head smashing, and one draw and quartering.

It doesn't get much better than this!


48 of 58 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Deathstalker 5 - The Screenplay Barn-Stormer
Why isn't Deathstalker III on DVD? Zorin-2
Great Poster, S**t Film. stepstonefilms
Complete New Concorde Sword and Sorcery Collection jesse-acosta
I am wishing for a box set son_of_vazkor
Attention 80s fantasy afictionados... Galcian
Discuss Deathstalker (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?