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Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Fantasy | 1989 (Spain)
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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Jaffar
Roland Wybenga ...
Ennio Girolami ...
Viking (as Enio Girolami)
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Samurai (as Haruhiko Yamanouchi)
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Ahmed
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Alina
Teagan Clive ...
Soukra (as Teagan)
Leo Gullotta ...
Nadir
Stefania Girolami Goodwin ...
Kyra (as Stefania Girolami)
Donald Hodson ...
Calif (as Donal Hodson)
Melonee Rodgers ...
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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He must conquer evil on land and at sea! See more »

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Adventure | Fantasy

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Trivia

The character wearing a skull mask and called The Great and Wise Oracle is actually a stock footage insert of the leader of the Moon Men taken from Hercules Against the Moon Men (1964), slightly modified by voiceover and light effects. In the movie's next scene battles a stone man on Skull Island. This can be understood as an homage to above-mentioned peplum, in which similarly fashioned stone men play an important role as well. See more »

Quotes

Sinbad: You're losing power, Jaffar... and you *know* it!
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Puts the 'bad' in Sinbad.
20 January 2016 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

Italian trash director Enzo G. Castellari puts the 'bad' in Sinbad with this inept fairy-tale flick based on The Thousand and Second Tale of Scheherazade by Edgar Allen Poe. Bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno plays the legendary sailor who, with the help of his brave crew, must recover five magical gems to free the city of Basra, which has fallen under an evil spell cast by wicked wizard Jaffar (John Steiner).

Sinbad of the Seven Seas opens in a similar manner to The Princess Bride (1987), with a mother (Daria Nicolodi) reading a bedtime story to her young daughter. But whereas this framing device was used sparingly and intelligently in Rob Reiner's much loved classic, Castellari's muddled storytelling requires frequent and extremely dull narration from Nicolodi to help explain the story, all of which proves very distracting, never allowing the viewer to become immersed in the action.

Not that the film would prove very engaging even if it it were possible to follow matters without the narration: Castellari's direction is dreadful, the script (by fellow Italian hack Luigi Cozzi) is diabolical, the performances range from wooden (Ferrigno) to ridiculously hammy (Steiner), and the special effects are cheap and nasty. The result is a film that possesses zero magic—a bedtime story that'll have you drifting off to sleep, whether you want to or not.


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