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Joe D'Amato (story)
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Release Date:
3 November 1990 (Spain) See more »
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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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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Eric Allan Kramer ... Ator (as Eric Allen Kramer)
Margaret Lenzey ... DeJanira
Donald O'Brien ... Gunther (as Donal O'Brien)

Dina Morrone ... Sunn
Chris Murphy ... Skiold
Laura Gemser ... Grimilde

Marisa Mell ... Nephele
Don Semeraro ... Thorn-Grindel Hagen
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Directed by
Joe D'Amato  (as David Hills)
 
Writing credits
Joe D'Amato (story) (as David Hills)

Produced by
Carlo Maria Cordio .... producer
 
Original Music by
Carlo Maria Cordio 
 
Cinematography by
Joe D'Amato  (as Federico Slonisco)
 
Film Editing by
Kathleen Stratton 
 
Casting by
Cleo Lori 
Werner Pochath  (as Paul Werner)
 
Art Direction by
Massimo Lentini 
 
Costume Design by
Laura Gemser 
 
Makeup Department
Maurizio Trani .... makeup artist
 
Art Department
Julie Duncan .... props
 
Sound Department
Dan Marodan .... sound mixer (as Dan Morodan)
Keith Young .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Michael Deak .... on-set effects supervisor
Maurizio Trani .... special effects
 
Stunts
Brian Ricci .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Bates .... still photographer
Joe D'Amato .... camera operator (as Federiko Slonisko)
Ken Davis .... assistant camera
Bobby Douglass .... electrician (as Bobby Douglas)
Lee Hughes .... grip
Ben Miller .... electrician
Syd Potter .... grip
 
Editorial Department
David Shaw .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Jane Bailey .... script supervisor
Walter Kelly .... production accountant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Quest for the Mighty Sword" - Italy (original title)
"Ator IV: The Hobgoblin" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
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USA:94 min
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
So bad you have to see it, 24 November 2012
Author: corfrancais from United States

I find I often like really bad movies,they can have a certain charm that is appealing. I can't say that this is one of them. Poorly written, bad editing, clumsy acting, goofy costumes, incredibly disjunct yet so simplistic you don't have any trouble following the lack of a sensible plot. It's sooo bad that it sucks you in and you feel compelled to see it through to the bitter end (ack, make it stop.....). Viewers will recognize Eric Allan Kramer from 'Men in Tights' and other movies, plus his most recent stint as 'Bob Duncan' on the Disney Channel. I like him a lot but I'm not sure what compelled him to do this rather fascinating bit of rot. At any rate even though I'm sounding really negative about it, if you've not seen this flick it's probably worth watching once so that you can say with pride that you suffered through it and can comment knowingly about it.

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