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The Secret of the Sword (1985)

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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Cast

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John Erwin ...
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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)
Linda Gary ...
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Bow / Hordak (voice)
Erika Scheimer ...
Queen Angella / Imp (voice)
Lou Scheimer ...
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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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film is edited from the first 5 episodes of season one of the cartoon "She-Ra: Princess of Power": Into Etheria (#1.1), Beast Island (#1.2), She-Ra Unchained (#1.3) Reunions (#1.4) and Battle for Bright Moon (#1.5). See more »

Goofs

Each time during Adora's transformation into She-Ra with Castle Grayskull in the background, its jaw-bridge is missing. For the TV series, the transformation sequence was re-animated and the corrected version used in each episode following the five part origin story, but the incorrect version is still shown during the opening credits of all those episodes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hordak: You may have defeated us, but you'll never see this child again! Ah-Hahahahahahahaha!
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Crazy Credits

Writer Larry DiTillio's last name was misspelled on the original release as 'DiTillo'. This was corrected for the DVD release. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Venture Bros.: All This and Gargantua-2 (2015) 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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Memories ...
9 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

I don't care what people say about the quality of the animation. Anyone born between 1978 and 1981 has to have fond memories of the show. Cartoon Network recently started a remake of the show, sticking more to the original plotline than the live-action movie. I watched one of the episode and I can still, after not having watched the show for 17 years, name all of the characters.

As for the movie, I think it should be released on DVD. Every guy in his early to mid twenties would buy it. It is a classic, and today's children should get a chance to experience it.


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