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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 »

Parents Guide:

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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

The costumes worn by Overlord and his guards were left over from The Humanoid (1979), which director Antonio Margheriti did the special effects for. 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

[tending the fire after Yor and Roa have gone off together]
Ka-Laa: I'll go look for them. The meat is burning.
Pag: It's your jealousy that's burning. Among our people, a man can have many wives, so why can't Yor have two?
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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 #6 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Queen Roa
Written and Arranged by John Scott
Performed by John Scott (as Johnny Scott And His Orchestra)
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11 January 2006 | by mjsmas5193See all my reviews

Yor is great when there is nothing to watch and along comes YOR you can easily stop clicking channels you have been saved .You can watch Yor in any mood and it fits .There is only one catch you can not tell your friends you watched it by your self.You can watch it and drive someone else in the room crazy.I just wish it was a series there is so much more he could do . Stunts like Yor falling off the cliff is amazing I can not tell how they pulled it off.Some how I just knew when he killed the Great flying moth he was going to use it to swoop in on the Hairy Monster men .I don't know how he easily overcame the leader when he was wearing Yors strenght necklace. In the sequel Yor could face the underwater men. The adventures could go on and on Yor the ever living cave dweller.I even think Yor could reach out into the space age and fit in. LONG LIVE YOR


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