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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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If you quite like the idea of half-naked barbarian warrior girls then this might be the film for you See more (17 total) »

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)
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Marcos Woinsky ... Arrakur's Right-Hand Man (uncredited)
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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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Runtime:
72 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: When Amethea says, "We respect your cause, but our battle can't wait", her mouth doesn't move.See more »
Quotes:
Amethea: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.See more »
Movie Connections:
Spin off from Deathstalker (1983)See more »

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
If you quite like the idea of half-naked barbarian warrior girls then this might be the film for you, 16 March 2014
Author: Red-Barracuda from Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Barbarian Queen is one of the cycle of sword and sandal flicks that were popular in the mid 80's. Back then the formula seemed to incorporate lots of sword fights and lots of semi naked girls. This flick certainly adheres to this principle that's for sure, especially the bit about the naked girls. In fact I guess if you were inclined towards political correctness you could label Barbarian Queen as a film that is a little bit sexist. But I myself am quite partial to salacious genre movies and I lapped this one up quite a bit. The story really isn't too important but suffice to say it features a group of Amazonian type women on a quest to get vengeance on a tribe of incredibly misogynistic men who opened up the movie by raping and murdering their people.

There's lots of sex and violence in this one. And for what it's worth, the breast count appeared to be astronomical as well. It's certainly a movie that delivers on its promise and that is certainly not a bad thing. Lana Clarkson plays the titular heroine with some gusto. She's pretty good in the action scenes as well as the nude ones. Of the latter there is a somewhat erotic scene where she is tied up in a torture chamber. Somewhat notably, she escapes from this seemingly doomed situation by defeating her jailer by way of a rather extreme application of the Cleopatra Grip (I'll let you look that one up!). You have to give a film marks for originality for the likes of this, that's for sure.

Barbarian Queen has a story and action that is by-the-numbers really but it gains points for gratuitous excess. They don't really seem to make them like this anymore and that is a bit of a shame.

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