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The Secret of the Sword (1985)

G  |   |  Animation, Action, Fantasy  |  22 March 1985 (USA)
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Prince Adam and Cringer travel to Etheria in search of the one who is meant for a special destiny.....One who will gain the power to become She-ra, and who will fight to free Etheria from ... See full summary »

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Princess Adora / She-Ra / Catra / Hunga the Harpy (voice)
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Skeletor / Man-at-Arms / Cringer / Battle Cat / Bald Rebel / Chef Alan (voice)
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Bow / Hordak (voice)
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Queen Angella / Imp (voice)
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King Randor / Swift-Wind / Kowl / Mantenna / Horde Trooper / Kobra Khan / Trap Jaw / Tri-Klops / Broom / Sprag / Sprocker / Garv the Innkeeper / Bard / Messenger / Horde Computer (voice) (as Erik Gunden)
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Prince Adam and Cringer travel to Etheria in search of the one who is meant for a special destiny.....One who will gain the power to become She-ra, and who will fight to free Etheria from the Horde's evil grasp. Written by Cringer <Cringer@mindspring.com>

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An all new animated movie adventure starring He-Man and your favorite Masters of the Universe characters. See more »


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22 March 1985 (USA)  »

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The Sword of She-Ra  »

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The first "He-Man" feature film released on the big screen. Cannon films released a live-action feature film "Masters of the Universe" in 1987 starring Dolph Lundgren as He-Man and Frank Langella as Skeletor. A new "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" movie has been in development hell since 2000. See more »

Goofs

In the opening kidnapping sequence when Hordak is about to walk through the portal, it shows him carrying Adora with her sitting up. When he fires the ray gun at Man-At-Arms and The Sorceress, Man-at-Arms pushes the Sorceress out of the way. When the sequence is shown again, Hordak is now carrying a bundled up Adora and when he fires the ray gun which is now part of his right arm, the Sorceress and Man-at-Arms run off in opposite directions. See more »

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[first lines]
Hordak: You may have defeated us, but you'll never see this child again! Ah-Hahahahahahahaha!
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Edited from She-Ra: Princess of Power: Into Etheria (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

I Have The Power
Composed by Erika Scheimer, Shuki Levy, and Haim Saban
Lyrics by Erika Scheimer
Performed by Erika Scheimer and Noam Kaniel
Courtesy of Shermley Music Co. ASCAP
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Gone the way of the dodo

I was seven when I first watched this movie and am still captivated by it as a 26 year-old. This may sound corny, but I really love the movie's theme song, "I Have the Power". "He-Man" and "She-Ra" were likely THE defining cartoons of the 1980s, yet I have heard of no plans to release the film on DVD. I taped the movie from the USA cable network in 1989, and - as one might imagine - the quality of the tape has deteriorated. It's still watchable, but not quite up to my standards. Oh how I wish I could find even a decent second-hand VHS copy, to replace my failing one! I tried watching the new He-Man series on the Cartoon Network, but it simply does not compare to the original.


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