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Ragewar (1984)

PG-13  |   |  Sci-Fi, Fantasy  |  October 1984 (UK)
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A demonic wizard challenges a modern-day computer programmer to a battle of technology vs. sorcery, with the programmer's girlfriend as the prize.

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Leslie Wing ...
Gwen Rogers
Gina Calabrese ...
Girl in Dream
Daniel Dion ...
Monster in dream
Bill Bestolarides ...
Monster in dream
Scott Campbell ...
Monster in dream
Ed Dorini ...
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R.J. Miller ...
Mr. Cahane
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Alanna Roth ...
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Kim Connell ...
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Janet Welsh ...
Dancer
Carol Solomon ...
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Jackie Gross ...
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Paul, a computer whiz who spends more time with his machine than with his girlfriend, finds that he has been chosen as a worthy opponent for Mestema, and evil wizard who has spent centuries searching for a challenging foe. After having his computer changed into wristband weapon, Paul does battle with a variety of monsters before finally coming face to face with the ultimate adversary. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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He is the overlord of strange beasts and stolen souls ...

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Also Known As:

Digital Knights  »

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When Ragewar had its release in the U.S., Empire Pictures changed the title of the film to The Dungeonmaster, mostly due to the popularity of the role-playing game Advanced Dungeons and Dragons. Due to this, the newspaper advertising for The Dungeonmaster carried a disclaimer that said "This film is not endorsed by, or associated with T.S.R. Inc., publishers of the Advanced Dungeon and Dragons game." See more »

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Mestema: You have one hour to save her from his cold sharp blade. Get my point?
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Oh, come on!
12 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

2.5 out of 10? Really? It's not that bad for what I'd like to call - along with ELIMINATORS - a proto-video game movie. Say you're working at your standard schlock factory - i.e. Empire Pictures - and you and six of your other director friends do a semi-anthology piece for fun together. You end up with this ....

Think DRAGON'S LAIR with a Clark Kentish nerd in Subzero's ninja get-up from MORTAL KOMBAT, only instead of a dragon there's Bull Shannon from NIGHT COURT as the villain. When you're done laughing, crack open your beer. Now here's the punchline: you can watch it with your kids. No boobs, no blood. When you're done doing a spit take, wipe your mouth, and give it a shot.

Vintage essence of 1980s in a bottle, stop-motion courtesy of Dave Allen - of LASERBLAST infamy, and a Charles Band soundtrack.

~Ray


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