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A couple of slackers find an antique dagger and manage to free the gorgeous female warrior was imprisoned in it by an evil spell. An evil sorcerer is not happy by this turn of events and ... See full summary »

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Erkan (as Erkan Maria Moosleitner)
Florian Simbeck ...
Stefan (as Stefan Lust)
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Leon Boden ...
Dr. Basten
Stephan Schulberg ...
Kartan
Dietrich Hollinderbäumer ...
Prof. Johns
Ralph Herforth ...
Dravolda
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Jackson (as Jaymes E. Butler)
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Trixi
Simone Dericks ...
Pamela
Udo Moll ...
Jobst
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Wagner
Ricardo Eche ...
Berger
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Möllner
Peter Rappenglück ...
Horst
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A couple of slackers find an antique dagger and manage to free the gorgeous female warrior was imprisoned in it by an evil spell. An evil sorcerer is not happy by this turn of events and determines to possess both the blade and the warrior through a sacrificial ceremony. The two heroes manage to rescue the damsel in distress and defeat the wizard and his minions by employing skills mastered through hours of video game play. Written by David Bassler

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20 June 2002 (Germany)  »

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Erkan and Stefan vs. the Powers of Darkness  »

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$519,233 (Germany) (28 June 2002)

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$2,613,423 (Europe) (5 July 2002)
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Just rely on your video game experience
17 March 2006 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

The second movie by the two Bavarian comedians, Erkan and Stefan. They discover an ancient dagger and free the beautiful warrior virgin Tana (Bettina Zimmermann) from it. Evil sorcerer Kartan, however, wants both the dagger and the virgin for a sacrifice ceremony. Erkan and Stefan rely on their video game experience to defeat the dark forces. At a length of only 77 minutes, the movie doesn't slow down too often between the gags, so if you have got the appropriate sense of humor, you may find this quite enjoyable. Excellent: Corinna Harfouch as the teacher who breaks her own rules to solve problems without violence. On the other hand, the performance of Bettina Zimmermann is disappointing. One needs more than wildly rolling eyes to follow the footsteps of a Michelle Yeoh or Sandahl Bergman. The parody elements are reminding me of movies like Stephen Sommers' "The Mummy", Harold Ramis' "Bedazzled" and J. Lee Thompson's "Firewalker", among others.


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