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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 ... (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 is from a future world. Trapped in prehistoric times. Searching for his past. A hunter of incredible power and strength. In his quest for his origin, he and the woman he loves must fight hostile tribes. Battle deadly beasts. And try to survive the violent forces of a newly born Earth. 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:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,810,199, 21 August 1983

Gross USA:

$2,810,199, 21 August 1983
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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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Riffed by the guys from MST3K under the Rifftrax name; Michael J Nelson, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy. See more »

Goofs

After Rea escapes the collapsing cave, her necklace with the medallion includes a bone, which disappears in the next scene. See more »

Quotes

Pag: We will need a lot more hemp before we're through.
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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 »

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Egads!
21 March 2006 | by xredgarnetxSee all my reviews

Ah, memories, sweet memories. I recall pulling into the movie theater parking lot with scant seconds to spare before YOR was to begin. I wanted to see YOR because of its title. It also was the only movie starting when we arrived, to be truthful. YOR was magnificently, superbly bad and one of the worst Italian muscle men films in history. And since this was released in the 1980s, our Italian friends threw in a little STAR WARS shtick in the second half for good measure. Reb "Captain America" Brown as Yor is an insult to actors everywhere. The special effects are laughable, on a par with a high school production. Everything you have read elsewhere about this film is true. I still can recall Brown fighting the head -- but not the body -- of a raptor and some bizarre gliding nonsense and a poorly executed laser battle near the end. I have seen some real stinkers in my time, but this one pretty much takes the cake. My wife and I and company snorted and chortled our way through the whole thing, which beat crying. YOR is a must-see for Z-grade film lovers everywhere! Remember those awful sword and sorcery flicks with the guy who played Tarzan in the late 70s? Remember that particular Tarzan flick? YOR is worse. But entertaining in a trashy way.


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