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Howard R. Cohen (screenplay)
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Release Date:
26 April 1985 (USA) See more »
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No man can touch her naked steel
Plot:
Set during the days of the Roman Empire. A simple village is raided by Roman troops, and most of the people are whisked off to be slaves or killed... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Lana Clarkson ... Amethea
Katt Shea ... Estrild
Frank Zagarino ... Argan
Dawn Dunlap ... Taramis
Susana Traverso ... Tiniara
Victor Bo ... Strymon
Armando Capo ... Arrakur (as Arman Chapman)
Andrea Barbieri ... Zoraida (as Andrea Barbizon)
Tony Middleton ... Zohar
Andrea Scriven ... Dariac
Roberto Catarineu ... Shibdiz (as Robert Carson)
Matilde Mur ... Eunuco (as Matilda Muir)
Eddie Pequenino ... Vendedor (as Eddie Little)
Patrick Duggan ... Shaman
Lucy Tiller ... Orellia
Ivan Grey ... Karax (as Ivan Green)
Theodore McNabney ... Cerus (as Theo McNabney)
Ricardo Jordán ... Vanir (as Richard R. Jordan)
John Head ... Alfana
Daniel Seville ... Kantaka
Eva Adanaylo ... Ciega (as Eva Donnelly)
Enrique Fynn Sastre ... Guard (as Henry Finn)
Grace Castle ... Arrakur's Lover
Luis Alday ... Warrior (as Louis Alday)
Norman Friedman ... Warrior
Alexander Essex ... Warrior
Daniel Ripari ... Warrior (as Guy Reed)
Alfredo Alesandrini ... Warrior (as Alfred Alexander)
Arturo Noal ... Warrior (as Arthur Neal)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marcos Woinsky ... Arrakur's Right-Hand Man (uncredited)

Directed by
Héctor Olivera 
 
Writing credits
Howard R. Cohen (screenplay)

Produced by
Frank K. Isaac .... producer (as Frank Isaac)
Alejandro Sessa .... producer (as Alex Sessa)
Roger Corman .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Christopher Young  (as Chris Young)
 
Non-Original Music by
James Horner (from "Battle Beyond the Stars")
 
Cinematography by
Rodolfo Denevi (director of photography) (as Rudy Donovan)
 
Film Editing by
Silvia Ripoll  (as Sylvia Roberts)
Leslie Rosenthal 
 
Art Direction by
María Julia Bertotto  (as Julia Bertram)
 
Makeup Department
Arny Alfieri .... makeup effects
María Laura López .... makeup artist (as Mary Laura)
Lucía Sena .... assistant makeup artist (as Lucy Seman)
Willy Smith .... makeup effects
Rodolfo Spinetta .... hair dresser (as Ron Lee)
 
Production Management
Alejandro Arando .... production manager (as Alex Plowing)
Deborah Brock .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Ascot .... third assistant director
Américo Ortiz de Zárate .... first assistant director (as Andrew Sargent)
Claudio Reiter .... second assistant director (as Charles Ritter)
Alex Sessa Jr. .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Gustavo Acosta .... props (as Gus Ames)
Jorge de la Reta .... props (as George David)
Francisco Mascareño .... construction foreman (as Frank Matthews)
 
Sound Department
Daniel Castronuovo .... production mixer (as Daniel Castle)
 
Special Effects by
Arny Alfieri .... special effects
Willy Smith .... special effects
 
Stunts
Arturo Noal .... stunt coordinator (as Arthur Neal)
Daniel Ripari .... stunt coordinator (as Guy Reed)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Miguel Amengual .... gaffer (as Michael Armstrong)
Óscar Colombari .... second assistant camera (as Oscar Barry)
José Cámara .... key grip (as Joe Cannon)
Federico Fernández .... best boy (as Fred Freeman)
Oscar González .... assistant camera (as Oscar Johnson)
Aurelio Kerbs .... electrician (as A.B. Kerbs)
Lionel Lobótrico .... camera operator (as Lionel Logan)
Walter Lobótrico .... electrician (as Walter Lobo)
Andrés Nielsen .... electrician (as Andrew Neilson)
Hans Ritter .... still photographer
Tony Salvatori .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mónica Mendoza .... wardrobe assistant (as Monica Mahoney)
Beatriz Quiroga .... wardrobe mistress (as Beatrice Rowe)
 
Editorial Department
Margarita Brondolo .... negative cutter (as Margaret Bryant)
Jorge Firdman .... assistant editor (as George Fairfax)
Fernando Guariniello .... assistant editor (as Fred Guariniello)
 
Music Department
Jeff Vaughn .... score mixer
 
Other crew
Horacio Ciancia .... production assistant (as Horace Smithe)
Ginny Nugent .... production coordinator
Daniel Taylor .... production assistant
 

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72 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Continuity: The priest is shot by arrow from behind, but the arrow lands in his forehead.See more »
Quotes:
Zohar:[as he is torturing the bare-breasted Amethea on a rack] . You must learn to say "please". You must learn to say all sorts of things. Like how you got into the city. And what you came here for. And where your rebel friends are.
Arrakur:[Walks into the room with Taramis at his side] . Ahem. Allow me to interrupt.
Amethea:[Zohar pulls a lever which painfully stretches her body] . AAAAGGGGHHHH!... Ohhhh!... ohhh.
Arrakur:She still has nothing to say to us?
Zohar:She's a strong one!
Arrakur:You've broken stronger.
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Referenced in Chopping Mall (1986)See more »

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37 out of 39 people found the following review useful.
Memorable, 26 August 2002

Most barbarian flicks are ONLY as good as their damsels in distress, or if you're REAL lucky, their damsels who INFLICT distress. This Argentina-lensed epic boasts BOTH and sets its tone right off when a blonde waif (Dawn Dunlap), absently picking flowers along a river, is attacked by a pair of, um, barbarians who howl something while dropping trou like, "Nothing like a VIRGIN to brighten a man's morning!" Clearly, it's a family picture. While back at the village, the victim's big sis Amethea (Lana Clarkson) is indulging in a ceremonial bath with her closest gal pals in honor of her wedding day. But this preening party ends when hordes of snarling troops overrun the village slashing at the throats and limbs of everyone in sight. Amethea narrowly survives and vows vengeance against this savagery and to reunite with her beefy beau's loins (Frank Zagarino).

A whole lot happens afterward, yet none is as memorable as when the can-tastic Ms. Clarkson is strapped topless on a rack in a damp dungeon where escape would surely be impossible if not for the raw might of her vice-grip -- gulp! -- VAGINA! Dr. Kegel would be proud. CineSchlockers should note that both Lana and her rack returned for the non-sequel sequel Barbarian Queen II: The Empress Strikes Back. 31 breasts. 67 corpses. Nipple painting. Acid-washed horndog. Gratuitous blind fortune teller. Face biting. Amethea brazenly declares her quest, "I'll be no man's slave and no man's whore! And if I can't kill them all, by the gods, they'll know I've tried!"

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