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The Secret of the Sword (1985)

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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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The Sword of She-Ra  »

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Trivia

She-Ra was called "Xena of the 80s" by Die Hard fans of the cartoon. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Adora pretends to faint Skeletor tells 'Furface' to take the princess to the dungeons. He carries Adora to the dungeon, his right arm supporting her legs and left holding her body. However, when he enters the dungeon and places Adora down she is now being carried the opposite way (i.e. her legs being supported by the carrier's left arm and the body with the right arm). 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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1 August 1998 | by (Harrison, AR) – See all my reviews

Every now and then a film achieves greatness. An animated movie based on a Mattel toy line might not be a place where you would expect this to happen but it did. Two years before this film came out the television show He-Man and the Masters of the Universe debuted. The show was loved by children but hated by adults who thought this was just a twisted way to get the kids to buy the toy the series was based on. Well it was or at least it was intended to be. However something wonderful happened: the show began to teach children moral values and the power of truth, courage, and honor. This film introduces characters that would begin the series She-Ra Princess of Power. The acting is brilliant, the animation perfectly tuned to fantasy, and the evil ever present and not as cartoonish as one might expect. This cartoon whether some will admit it or not was a shining beacon and a glorious presence for any kid in 1980's. Watch it without prejudice and discover wonder, majic, and heroism like you have never seen.


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