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The Lost Empire (1984)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | February 1985 (USA)
Seeking revenge, officer Angel Wolfe, her Native American friend Whitestar, and outlaw Heather infiltrate a fortified island where an undead wizard and his evil cult force captured women to take part in gladiatorial tournaments.

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Jim Wynorski

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Jim Wynorski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melanie Vincz Melanie Vincz ... Angel Wolfe
Raven De La Croix ... Whitestar
Angela Aames ... Heather McClure
Paul Coufos ... Rick Stanton
Robert Tessier ... Koro (as Bob Tessier)
Angus Scrimm ... Dr. Sin Do / Lee Chuck
Blackie Dammett ... Prager
Linda Shayne ... Cindy Blake
Kenneth Tobey ... Capt. Hendry
Tom Rettig Tom Rettig ... Officer Robinson
Angelique Pettyjohn ... Whiplash
Art Hern Art Hern ... Charles Chang
Anne Gaybis Anne Gaybis ... Prison Referee (as Annie Gaybis)
Bill Thornbury ... Rob Wolfe
Gary Don Cox Gary Don Cox ... Horny Cowboy
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After officer Rob Wolfe is killed trying to stop a gang of ninjas from robbing a jewelery store, his sister, officer Angel Wolfe, vows to avenge his death. Her investigation leads her to the mysterious Dr. Sin Do, who is supposedly in league with an undead wizard named Lee Chuck. The doctor is holding a martial arts tournament on a secret island fortress, so Angel, after rounding up some of her martial-artist friends, enters the tournament in the hopes of finding Sin Do and Lee Chuck and bringing them to justice. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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A Roaring Adventure With Blistering Action and Eye-Popping Women


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El imperio perdido See more »

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Production Co:

Harwood See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jim Wynorski convinced Melanie Vincz to let the tarantula climb up her body by having the spider crawl up his chest first. See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, the jewelry store proprietor fires seven shots from a six shot revolver. See more »

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Angel Wolfe: Is that a fact?
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Jim Wynorski knows
26 April 2005 | by BloodTheTelepathicDogSee all my reviews

Mr. Wynorski knows how to make cheese, but unlike other cheese distributors, he knows how to make it entertaining.

Lost Empire follows a rogue styled police officer, well played by sexy Melanie Vincz, who searches for the killer of her cop brother. Teaming up with Melanie are mystic native Raven de la Croix, and badgirl rough-houser Angela Aames.

The buxom trio fly to an island camp run by the villainous Angus Scrimm. There they fight against the terrorists and get naked at every possible opportunity. I admire Jim for his ability to get women naked in all of his films. And seeing both Angela Aames and Raven de la Croix nude, is a splendor to behold.


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