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Hawk the Slayer (1980)

With the aid of his companions, a man seeks to defeat his evil brother who has taken a nun hostage.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Voltan
... Hawk
... Gort, Giant
Ray Charleson ... Crow, Elf
... Baldin, Dwarf
... Ranulf (as Morgan Sheppard)
... Woman, Sorceress
... Sister Monica
... Abbess
... Eliane
... Drogo
... High Abbot
... Fitzwalter
... Innkeeper
... Priest
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Hawk, having suffered the ignominy of watching both his father and fiancée die at the hands of his brother, Voltan, sets out on a quest for companions to aid him in his fight to stop his brother's reign of evil and free the Abbess. Written by Lee Shapiro <hgwells@magicnet.net>

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Two brothers locked in deadly combat till the end of time !

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18 December 1980 (UK)  »

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O Falcão Justiceiro  »

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Released on VHS by CBS/Fox video in Australia and New Zealand in 1985. See more »

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1st Rough in Tavern: The hunchback will have something to sayabout this!
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References Seven Samurai (1954) See more »

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The Cheesiest of the Cheese!
22 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

Ahhhh! Hawk the Slayer. What can I say, that hasn't already been said. Its just one of those films that can only be called a classic, because its so bad. It just goes to show that 2 rights can make a wrong.

Its awful, the acting it diabolical and the special effects, even for the 80's, are dreadful, but it has to be seen. Don't even mention the soundtrack! Its a must see. I love this film so much.

Look out for the earliest robot ever in the form of an elf. His line delivery makes my fridge look positively animated. It defies description.

9 out of 10 just for the sheer campness and bad acting.


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