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The Dungeonmaster (1984)

Ragewar (original title)
PG-13 | | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi | October 1984 (UK)
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 ...
Monster in Dream
R.J. Miller ...
Mr. Cahane
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Don
Alanna Roth ...
Flower Girl
Kim Connell ...
Dancer
Janet Welsh ...
Dancer
Carol Solomon ...
Dancer
Jackie Gross ...
Dancer
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Storyline

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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Trivia

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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For some reason, the "Hall of Killers" includes a replica of Albert Einstein. See more »

Quotes

Mestema: You have one hour to save her from his cold sharp blade. Get my point?
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A rare gem
27 April 2001 | by (OR) – See all my reviews

Well before its time, the dungeonmaster held me in suspense for hours after viewing it. Chocked full of ingenious lines unparalled by contemporary scripts, this movie provides for an hour and a half of pure entertainment. Richard Moll makes this movie by delivering line after line of unfiltered brilliance...at one point I had to cover my ears because I could not physically or mentally handle his vivid intensity. The line "I reject your reality, and I substitute my own" has no equal. They should require a screening of this movie annually for all Americans. Appreciated by few, hated by almost all, this movie is unbelievable.


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