A retired elite Black Ops Commando launches a one man war against a group of South American criminals who have kidnapped his daughter to blackmail him into starting a revolution and getting an exiled dictator back into power.
Mark L. Lester
Rae Dawn Chong,
The tyrant Gedren seeks the total power in a world of barbarism. She attacks and kills the keepers of a powerful talisman just before it is destroyed. Gedren then uses the power of the talisman in her raid of the city Hablac. Red Sonja, sister of the keeper, sets out with her magic sword to overthrow Gedren. The talisman's master Kalidor follows to protect her. Of course they fall in love - however Red Sonja's power bases on the oath to never give herself to any man... Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
The 1971 western "Hannie Caulder" is considered a possible influence behind the film. In that film, Hannie Caulder, the red haired main protagonist (Raquel Welch) learns to use a gun and becomes a vengeful gunwoman, as she sets out to seek revenge upon the 3 outlaws who raped her and killed her husband and is joined on her quest for revenge by a bounty hunter (Robert Culp). See more »
When Falkon is pulling Red Sonja under the gate from the room with the talisman, he loses balance and pushes down on the gate Kalidor is trying to hold up. See more »
[upon finding the Great Pearl of the Icthyan Caverns]
This could buy me an army, or even rebuild Habloc! Dig it out, Falkon!
Your Highness, this pearl may BELONG to somebody.
It does! And he wants it NOW!
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Personally this is one of my all time favorite movies since I was very young. That being said I had not seen this movie in over a decade before seeing it on the shelf at the grocery store where I purchased it.
I had just watched the two Conan movies a few nights prior and I sat down with my lady to watch an old favorite.
To me this movie was infinitely more enjoyable than the Conan movies. And even as an adult some 20 years later with a much wider and esoteric taste in movies, music and games; I found this movie a blast and I'm not going to say it's a 10 and nor am I going to play the role of lap top critic.
I'm just going to say this: In a world of horrible blockbusters like GI Joe and Transformers I feel Red Sonja was money and time well spent.
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