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Yor, the Hunter from the Future (1983)

Il mondo di Yor (original title)
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A warrior seeks his true origins in a seemingly prehistoric wasteland.

Director:

Antonio Margheriti (as Anthony M. Dawson)

Writers:

Juan Zanotto (graphic novel "Henga, el cazador"), Ray Collins (graphic novel "Henga, el cazador") | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reb Brown ... Yor
Corinne Cléry ... Kalaa (as Corinne Clery)
John Steiner ... Overlord
Carole André ... Ena
Luciano Pigozzi ... Pag (as Alan Collins)
Ayshe Gul Ayshe Gul ... Roa of the Sand-People
Aytekin Akkaya Aytekin Akkaya ... Ukan
Claudia Rocchi Claudia Rocchi ... Tarita (as Marina Rocchi)
Sergio Nicolai Sergio Nicolai ... Kay
Ludovico Della Jojo Ludovico Della Jojo ... Male Rebel #1 (as Ludovico Dello Jojo)
Adrian Akdemir Adrian Akdemir
Herent Akdemir Herent Akdemir
Ali Selgur Ali Selgur
Zeynep Selgur Zeynep Selgur
Henk Akin Henk Akin
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Storyline

Yor, an extremely blond prehistoric warrior, comes to question his origins, particularly with regard to a mysterious medallion he wears. When he learns of a desert goddess who supposedly wears the same medallion, Yor decides that he must find her and learn his true identity. Along the way, he encounters ape-men, dinosaurs, and a strange futuristic society. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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He was a powerful warrior from the future, trapped in a prehistoric land, battling for the survival of his people. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Italy | Turkey

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

19 August 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Yor, the Hunter from the Future See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,810,199, 21 August 1983

Gross USA:

$2,810,199

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,810,199
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Riffed by the guys from MST3K under the Rifftrax name; Michael J Nelson, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy. See more »

Goofs

Yor rips his stolen pendant from Ukan's neck, apparently breaking the string. As he and Kalaa flee, the pendant is nowhere to be seen. After they cross the pit of bones, Yor is suddenly wearing the pendant again, with the string inexplicably intact. See more »

Quotes

Ka-Laa: Pag, why is Yor so different from other men?
Pag: I don't know Ka-Laa, I'm curious too, about Yor's life.
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Alternate Versions

The director's cut for theatrical release is 98 minutes, from the original four-part Italian television series, running 200 minutes (50 minute episodes), currently rarely shown in late-night shows. VHS and DVD copies usually are cut to 88 minutes or less. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #9 (2015) See more »

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The Journey
Written and Performed by Guido De Angelis & Maurizio De Angelis (as Oliver Onions)
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Desert Zombies...apemen...cavegirls!
4 May 2000 | by roninjoker-2See all my reviews

Now here is a movie that gets a horrible rap, for reasons I can't fathom. Sure it's cheap, but at least it moves quickly. Yor is a strapping caveman type who runs from adventure to adventure, battling cool dinosaur puppets, desert zombie hordes, sex hungry ape men and more. Reb Brown certainly has the acting range of a baked potato, but Yor isn't exactly deep material.

Corinne Cleri is very stunning in her little cavegirl outfit, and when John Steiner comes in to explain it all, you can't help laughing.

Look for the funniest trapeze stunt you'll ever see a G.I. Joe perform!


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