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The Dungeonmaster (1984)

Ragewar (original title)
PG-13 | | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi | October 1984 (UK)
A demonic wizard challenges a modern-day computer programmer to a battle of technology vs. sorcery, with the programmer's girlfriend as the prize.

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Charles Band (original story), Allen Actor | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeffrey Byron ... Paul Bradford
Richard Moll ... Mestema
Leslie Wing ... Gwen Rogers
Gina Calabrese ... Girl in Dream
Daniel Dion Daniel Dion ... Monster in Dream
Bill Bestolarides Bill Bestolarides ... Monster in Dream
Scott Campbell Scott Campbell ... Monster in Dream
Ed Dorini Ed Dorini ... Monster in Dream
R.J. Miller R.J. Miller ... Mr. Cahane
Don Moss ... Don
Alanna Roth Alanna Roth ... Flower Girl
Kim Connell Kim Connell ... Dancer
Janet Welsh Janet Welsh ... Dancer
Carol Solomon Carol Solomon ... Dancer
Jackie Gross Jackie Gross ... Dancer
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Storyline

Paul, a computer whiz who spends more time with his machine than with his girlfriend, finds that he has been chosen as a worthy opponent for Mestema, and evil wizard who has spent centuries searching for a challenging foe. After having his computer changed into wristband weapon, Paul does battle with a variety of monsters before finally coming face to face with the ultimate adversary. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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He is the overlord of strange beasts and stolen souls ...

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Fantasy | Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1984 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dungeonmaster See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A poster for The Dungeonmaster can be seen on the wall of Harry Potter Jr's bedroom in Troll (1986). See more »

Goofs

In the Stone Canyon Giant segment the hero gets his wristband computer stolen. But as he chases the thieves the computer is seen on and off his arm between cuts. See more »

Quotes

Paul Bradford: You know what you are? You're the lowest of the low. You use people for your own entertainment, your own little whims and fancies.
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Alternate Versions

The 1984 U.K. EIV video release entitled 'Ragewar' includes a pre-credit dream sequence not included in the 1985 U.S. Lightning Video 'Dungeonmaster' release. The 1984 U.K. EIV release entitled 'Ragewar' cuts out much of Mestema's 'cat torturing' speech, as featured in the U.S. 'Dungeonmaster' release. See more »

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Featured in TerrorVision (1986) See more »

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Oh, come on!
12 February 2007 | by rgibson103See all my reviews

2.5 out of 10? Really? It's not that bad for what I'd like to call - along with ELIMINATORS - a proto-video game movie. Say you're working at your standard schlock factory - i.e. Empire Pictures - and you and six of your other director friends do a semi-anthology piece for fun together. You end up with this ....

Think DRAGON'S LAIR with a Clark Kentish nerd in Subzero's ninja get-up from MORTAL KOMBAT, only instead of a dragon there's Bull Shannon from NIGHT COURT as the villain. When you're done laughing, crack open your beer. Now here's the punchline: you can watch it with your kids. No boobs, no blood. When you're done doing a spit take, wipe your mouth, and give it a shot.

Vintage essence of 1980s in a bottle, stop-motion courtesy of Dave Allen - of LASERBLAST infamy, and a Charles Band soundtrack.

~Ray


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