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The Final Sacrifice (1990)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror | Video
Fleeing from the cult that murdered his father, a teen is aided in his quest to find the lost city of the fabled Ziox by a secretive drifter.

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Christian Malcolm ...
Bruce J. Mitchell ...
Shane Marceau ...
Ron Anderson ...
Bharbara Egan ...
Aunt Betty
Randy Vasseur ...
Bryan C. Knight ...
Gas Attendant (as Bryan Knight)
Catherine O'Connel ...
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Felice Wills ...
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John Soldan ...
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Aus Greidanus ...
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Frank Paynter ...
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Dean Hinche ...
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Cris Wiseman ...
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Paul McKay ...
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Ruled by the evil Satoris, an ancient cult of Canadian wrestlers, the Ziox, are bent on world domination. Instrumental to their plan is a map to the ancient Ziox cult idol, recently discovered by a young boy, Troy. When the Ziox invade his home to recover the map, he flees and ends up in the bed of a passing pickup truck, driven by Rowsdower. Rowsdower and Troy become friends, and together search for the lost idol before the Ziox can claim it and take over the world. Written by Leo L. Schwab <ewhac@best.com>

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One of only seven films shot in the 1990s to be featured on 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'. See more »

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When Rowsdower first wakes up at Pipper's house, his trousers are filthy. At the end of the movie, just a short time later, they're spotless. See more »

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Zap Rowsdower: What's your name, laddy?
Troy McGreggor: Troy McGreggor.
Zap Rowsdower: I'm Rowsdower... Zap Rowsdower.
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3 February 2004 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

OK, hands down, The Final Sacrifice is the best Mystery Science Theater 3000 episode. I'm still laughing every time I think of this movie, it's just, how do movies like this get green lighted? Or did the director ever stop and wonder if he was making a good movie? The acting and characters were just so unintentionally laughable, it's insane. I can't believe they gave the "hero" a name like Zap Rasdower, that's such a stupid name, but it made for a good laugh, that's for sure. The kid, Troy, looked like such a Lord of the Rings type of dork(no offense to the LOTR fans, it's cool that you like it)that you couldn't help but wanna get inside the film and knock the books out of his hands. The villain or Canadian villain Garth Vador had this ridicules voice, and were did Mike Piper get his voice? Was Yo Sammity Sam like his inspiration? This is just such a ridicules story.

Troy is looking for who caused the death of his father, he finds a map that is supposed to lead him to a lost world. But this cult lead by Garth Vador is after him and wants him dead and wants the map, but Troy outsmarts them by getting on his ten speed bike to out run them. He gets off his bike and hitches a ride with Zap Rowsdower and together they go to find out what this is all about and why Troy's father died. Maybe they can also find out why Rowswer is a... hopeless drunk.

The Final Sacrifice is one of those movies you'll never believe got made, it's just so laughable. I highly recommend the Mystery Science Theater 3000 version, it's just beyond funny, I loved every moment in that episode. But I hope the director watched that episode because I wanna see a Zap and Troy spin off, that would be an awesome show with an occasional guest appearance of Mike Pipper. I smell the Emmy's coming for best new show, lol.

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