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Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989)

 -  Adventure | Fantasy  -  1989 (Spain)
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Sinbad and his shipmates aid a young prince, who must battle an evil wizard to gain the hand of a beautiful princess.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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John Steiner ...
Jaffar
Roland Wybenga ...
Ennio Girolami ...
Viking
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Samurai (as Haruhiko Yamanouchi)
Yehuda Efroni ...
Ahmed
Alessandra Martines ...
Alina
Teagan Clive ...
Soukra (as Teagan)
Leo Gullotta ...
Nadir
Stefania Girolami Goodwin ...
Kyra (as Stefania Girolami)
Donald Hodson ...
Calif
Melonee Rodgers ...
Queen Farida
Cork Hubbert ...
Midget
Romano Puppo ...
Captain
Attilio Cesare Lo Pinto ...
Zombie King (as Attilio Lo Pinto)
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Storyline

Fantasy tale based on the tale of the legendary sailor. Here Sinbad must recover five magical stones to free the city of Basra from the evil spell cast by a wizard. His journey takes him to the isle of the Amazons where the queen tries to capture him, to a battle with ghost warriors on the isle of the dead, and ultimately to a battle with his own double. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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wizard | sinbad | spell | warrior | prince | See more »

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He must conquer evil on land and at sea! See more »

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Adventure | Fantasy

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

1989 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Sinbad  »

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Trivia

Originally planned to be made in 1983 as a 3-D project with Luigi Cozzi directing. See more »

Quotes

Jaffar: I'm warning you! You are forcing me to carry out my most devastating act of magical madness!
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Follows The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958) See more »

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The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made
26 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

No, really. Sinbad is easily more entertaining than Plan 9 from Outer Space, which is more commonly considered the best bad movie ever.

I won't give away all the details that make this movie so laughably awful, but I'll mention a few that I hope will convince you to find and watch this film. (You can read a more comprehensive review at www.rinkworks.com/badmovie/m/sinbad.of.the.seven.seas.1989.shtml)

John Steiner hammimg up the role of Jaffar, the villain. In particular, he exclaims one two-letter word that must be heard to be believed. You'll know which one I mean when you hear it.

All the music is done by one guy on a synthesizer, a total of about five different sound effects are used in all the fight scenes, and all the lines are DUBBED OVER. It seems the filmmakers didn't have the ability to record live sound on the set.

All action scenes are done in slow motion, and this is made painfully obvious by Lou Ferrigno's flapping, overgrown, oiled man-pecs.

However, all these shortcomings pale in comparison to the dialogue. I'll conclude with a snippet:

Sinbad: Wait a minute. There's nobody here.

Poochie the Dwarf: There's nobody here.

Sinbad: I just said that. That's the point.


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