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Deathstalker helps Reena the Seer out of a few jams, and she solicits his help for a bigger task. She reveals that she is actually Princess Evie, but the evil sorcerer had her abducted and cloned in order to seize control of the kingdom. Together they travel to the evil sorcerer's stronghold to restore the princess to her rightful position, encountering challenges along the way both from the sorcerer's goons and the fierce Amazon women. Written by
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In the closing credits, after the main cast credits, there is a list of 87 fake names, most of which are characters from other films: Deke Rivers (Elvis Presley's character in 'Loving You') Roger O. Thornhill (Cary Grant's character in 'North by Northwest') Virgil Hilts (Steve McQueen's character in 'The Great Escape') Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy's character in 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers') Duke Mantee (Humphrey Bogart's character in 'The Petrified Forest') Wilbur Grey (Lou Costello's character in 'Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein') Frederic Loren (Vincent Price's character in 'House on Haunted Hill') Carl Denham (Robert Armstrong's character in 'King Kong') Lionel Mandrake (Peter Sellers' character in 'Dr. Strangelove') Dudley Manlove (portrayed Eros in 'Plan 9 from Outer Space') Janet White Linda S. Miller Napoleon Solo (Robert Vaughn's character in 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.') Chase Winston Will Kane (Gary Cooper's character in 'High Noon') Harry Archer Nathan Burdett (John Russell's character in 'Rio Bravo') Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins' character in 'Psycho') Glenn Manning (the protagonist of 'The Amazing Colossal Man') Shelby Carpenter (Vincent Price's character in 'Laura') Jett Rink (James Dean's character in 'Giant') Jim Stark (James Dean's character in 'Rebel Without a Cause') Altara Mobious Patrick Hendry (Kenneth Tobey's character in 'The Thing from Another World') Elsie Gundo (pun on the Los Angeles suburb of El Segundo) Mona Lott (character from 'Loose Screws', the sequel to 'Screwballs' which was written by director Jim Wynorski) Jean Strainer Lotta Bush (dirty pun) April May Karen Shorak Ronnie 'Z-Man' (cast member John Lazar's character in 'Beyond the Valley of the Dolls') Margo Winchester (Raven De La Croix's character in Russ Meyer's 'Up!') Julius Kelp (Jerry Lewis' character in 'The Nutty Professor') Joel Cairo (Peter Lorre's character in 'The Maltese Falcon') Artie West (Vic Morrow's character in 'Blackboard Jungle') Johnny Friendly (Lee J. Cobb's character in 'On the Waterfront') Julian Karswell (Niall MacGinnis' character in 'Night of the Demon') Virgil Starkwell (Woody Allen's character in 'Take the Money and Run') Addison Dewitt (George Sanders' character in 'All About Eve') Charles F. Akne (anagram of Charles F[oster] Kane, Orson Welles' character in 'Citizen Kane') Wilma McClatchie (Angie Dickinson's character in 'Big Bad Mama') Rufus T. Firafly (misspelling of Rufus T. Firefly, Groucho Marx's character in 'Duck Soup') Spats Columbo (George Raft's character in 'Some Like It Hot') Frankie Fane (Stephen Boyd's character in 'The Oscar') Billy Batson (alter-ego of the superhero Captain Marvel) Maria Gonzalas Angel Wolfe (Melanie Vincz's character in Jim Wynorski's 'The Lost Empire') Lee Chuck (Angus Scrimm's character in 'The Lost Empire') Alison Parks (Kelli Maroney's character in Jim Wynorski's 'Chopping Mall') Ferdy Meisel (Tony O'Dell's character in 'Chopping Mall') Athel Mertz (misspelling of Ethel Mertz, Vivian Vance's character on 'I Love Lucy') Carlo Cirino (real name of Chuck Cirino, the film's composer) Alexander Waverly (Leo G. Carroll's character in 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.') Purity Busch (character from 'Screwballs', which was written by Jim Wynorski) Melvin Jerkovski (character from 'Screwballs') Cal Timbergen (character from 'Forbidden World', which was written by Jim Wynorski) Fred Diller (Tom Skerritt's character in 'Big Bad Mama') Riff Randell (P.J. Soles' character in 'Rock 'n' Roll High School') Kate Rambeau (Dey Young's character in 'Rock 'n' Roll High School') Evelyn Togar (Mary Woronov's character in 'Rock 'n' Roll High School') Max Dembo (Dustin Hoffman's character in 'Straight Time') Chip Saunders (Vic Morrow's character on 'Combat!') Gil Hanley (Rick Jason's character on 'Combat!') J.J. McQuade (Chuck Norris' character in 'Lone Wolf McQuade') Jacob McCandles (John Wayne's character in 'Big Jake') J.D. Cahill (John Wayne's character in 'Cahill U.S. Marshal') William G. Kirby (Jack Hogan's character on 'Combat!') Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson's character in 'Death Wish') Pike Bishop (William Holden's character in 'The Wild Bunch') Lyle Gorch (Warren Oates' character in 'The Wild Bunch') Tector Gorch (Ben Johnson's character in 'The Wild Bunch') Guy Gabaldon (World War II hero, played by Jeffrey Hunter in 'Hell to Eternity') John Dortmunder (the Donald E. Westlake character, played by Robert Redford in 'The Hot Rock') Caz Dolowicz (Tom Pedi's character in 'The Taking of Pelham One Two Three') Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood's character in the 'Dirty Harry' series) Sonny Hooper (Burt Reynolds' character in 'Hooper') Martin Brody (Roy Scheider's character in 'Jaws') Damien Thorn (the protagonist of the 'Omen' series) Larry Kroger (Tom Hulce's character in 'National Lampoon's Animal House') Kent Dorfman (Stephen Furst's character in 'Animal House') Doug Neidermeyer (Mark Metcalf's character in 'Animal House') Mandy Pepperidge (Mary Louise Weller's character in 'Animal House') John Blutarski (John Belushi's character in 'Animal House') Laura Mars (Faye Dunaway's character in 'Eyes of Laura Mars') Moses Wine (the Roger L. Simon character, played by Richard Dreyfuss in 'The Big Fix') Gloves Malloy (George C. Scott's character in 'Movie Movie') Philo Beddoe (Clint Eastwood's character in 'Every Which Way But Loose' and 'Any Which Way You Can') See more »
Yeah, this is a sequel with nothing to do with the first one, and yeah, it's no Conan, but it doesn't try to be. Just remember who the writer/director is (the esteemed Jim Wynorski), take your mind off the hook, and go with it!
The premise (soldier of fortune helps a princess in disguise regain the throne)is classic, but it's all told with such a goofy tone that comparison with a more serious film is, well, goofy.
If you have the DVD edition with the director's commentary, you'll see where Wynorski was going when he made the film. The script is full of in-jokes from other movies in the genre, jokes from television, and more than enough one liners to fill a dozen old Bob Hope movies. You also get John LaZar (from Beyond the Valley Of The Dolls) as the evil sorcerer, Monique Gabrielle (of a zillion b-movies) as the damsel in distress, and Toni Naples in black leather as Sultana, who swings a mean sword.
Add to that a gazillion extras (all masked so they can be used over and over in other scenes), lots of wooden swords painted silver, a fight to the death with Queen Kong (featuring Amazon ring girls holding up the round number painted on cardboard). Yep friends and neighbors, this one leaves no cliché unheard. Do I recommend it? Wholeheartedly. Genre fans won't be disappointed.
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