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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

The vehicles used in the "Desert Pursuit" segment were previously seen in producer Charles Band 's earlier film Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn (1983) , only given new paint jobs. See more »

Goofs

For some reason, the "Hall of Killers" includes a replica of Albert Einstein. See more »

Quotes

Mestema: In a future reality I shall destroy you!
Paul Bradford: Well, I reject your reality and substitute my own!
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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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Followed by Trancers (1984) See more »

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Not that bad
28 June 2000 | by dsfilm123See all my reviews

This movie is not at all that bad. I rate it a 6 which averages out to *** out of ***** stars. There is some nice stop-motion animation by David Allen and some fine make-up effects, included a neat little creature puppet. The " Heavy Metal " segment directed by Charles BaNd does not have much of a point so this is sort of the downfall on the movie. The acting is somewhat corny but what do you expect. It would have been better if David Allen's sequence--Stone Canyon Giant--would have been longer. It is a fine model and the animation is rather smooth. There are only about 12 stop-motion shots, If there were 20 and add a little more plot to this sequence (the actual sequence lasted only about 6-7 minutes but the giant didn't really get to do anything except chase the protagonist around some large rocks before it gets destroyed. If you liked this movie ok and gave it *** or more you should see----Laserblast, Ghoulies 2, and Robot Wars.


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