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The Hobgoblin (1990)
"Quest for the Mighty Sword" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Fantasy, Adventure  |  3 November 1990 (Spain)
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Once upon a time a god gave a mighty sword to the king of Aquiles to bring justice to his people. Now he wants it back - but the king rather gives his life than the sword. Goddess Dehamira,... See full summary »

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Ator (as Eric Allen Kramer)
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Donald O'Brien ...
Gunther (as Donal O'Brien)
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Chris Murphy ...
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Don Semeraro ...
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Once upon a time a god gave a mighty sword to the king of Aquiles to bring justice to his people. Now he wants it back - but the king rather gives his life than the sword. Goddess Dehamira, who spoke for him, is being taken all her privileges and banned in a circle of fire, until a human arrives who's strong enough to free her. When prince Ator becomes 18, he gets the sword from the mean sorcerer gnome Grindl, to free Dehamira and his people. On his journey he has to fight against dragons and other fantastic figures. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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In the hands of a hero, it has the power to save the world. In the hands of evil, it has the power to destroy it!

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There's nothing really mighty about it.
23 September 1999 | by (Bellevue, Wa.) – See all my reviews

This movie has some very goofy parts. Mainly when the troll, which was the same exact one that was used in "Troll 2" gets split in half by the mighty sword. This should not be a surprise since the director is the same for both films. The sets are also a hoot. Even though the film was made in 1990, it feels like you've been magically whisked away to an old episode of "Star Trek". The props and costumes also give off the aura that they are truly made of cardboard. I'm not even going to go into detail on how non-mighty the super sword looked.


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