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The Secret of the Sword (1985)

Prince Adam is sent to the world of Etheria to find his long abducted sister, Adora, and awaken her to her own destiny.

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Storyline

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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22 March 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Sword of She-Ra  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$7,660,857

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,886,848
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene where the Sorceress tells He-Man and She-Ra about how Hordak and Skeletor were about to capture both of them after they were born. Skeletor was originally suppose to wear a horde uniform 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

References Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) 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
12 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

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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