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The mighty warrior, Kain, crosses the barren wastelands of the planet Ura, where two arch enemies, Zeg and the evil degenerate Balcaz, fight incessantly for control of the village's only ... See full summary »

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John C. Broderick (as John Broderick)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Carradine ... Kain
Luke Askew ... Zeg the Tyrant
Maria Socas Maria Socas ... Naja the Sorceress
Anthony De Longis ... Kief, Zeg's Captain (as Anthony DeLongis)
Harry Townes ... Bludge the Prelate
Guillermo Marín Guillermo Marín ... Bal Caz (as William Marin)
Armando Capo Armando Capo ... Burgo the Slaver (as Arthur Clark)
Daniel March Daniel March ... Blather, Bal Caz's Fool
John Overby John Overby ... Gabble, Bal Caz's Fool
Richard Paley Richard Paley ... Scar-face
Marcos Woinsky Marcos Woinsky ... Burgo's Captain (as Mark Welles)
Cecilia Narova Cecilia Narova ... Exotic Dancer (as Cecilia North)
Dylan Willias Dylan Willias ... Zeg's Guard
José Casanova José Casanova ... Zeg's Guard (as Joe Cass)
Miguel Zabaleta Miguel Zabaleta ... Zeg's Guard (as Michael Zane)
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Storyline

The mighty warrior, Kain, crosses the barren wastelands of the planet Ura, where two arch enemies, Zeg and the evil degenerate Balcaz, fight incessantly for control of the village's only well. Kain sees his opportunity and announces that his sword is for hire...but his eyes stay clearly on the beautiful captive sorceress Naja, and his newly awakened purpose. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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An age of mystery and magic... Of swords and sorcery.

Genres:

Adventure | Fantasy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Argentina | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El guerrero y la hechicera See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$574,210, 9 September 1984, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,886,225
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Anthony De Longis (Kief) would later star in another sword and sorcery themed science fiction fantasy film, Masters of the Universe (1987). See more »

Goofs

When Naja first escapes from the castle, her g-string is purple. By the time she is reunited with her father, it's gold. See more »

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Edited from Deathstalker (1983) See more »

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Kain the Bore-barian.
19 July 2018 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

Gotta love the artistic license taken with the poster for The Warrior and the Sorceress, which shows an oiled up, muscle-bound David Carradine striking a heroic pose. It's a misleading image: Carradine, 48 years old at the time, is far from the buff barbarian depicted, keeping his presumably less-than-ripped physique covered throughout. Still, who can blame the producers for trying to generate a Conan vibe with their promotional material, given just how lame this fantasy remake of Kurosawa's Yojimbo actually is?

Carradine plays swordsman for hire Kain, who outwits two neighbouring tyrants, Bal Caz (Guillermo Marín) and Zeg (Luke Askew), playing them off against each other. Along the way, he rescues a Sorceress (played by Maria Socas, who spends the whole movie topless), is treated to an exotic dance by a four-breasted woman, battles a toothy monster with rubber tentacles, kidnaps a lizard puppet, defeats an evil slaver with a face like a turtle, and frees the downtrodden people of Yamatar, who only want to be able to visit the village's well in peace. While this sounds like a whole load of silly fantasy fun, the leaden direction, weak script, charmless central performance from Carradine, and a general air of cheapness make the film a real B-movie bore.


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