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The Final Sacrifice (1990)

Fleeing from the cult that murdered his father, a teen is aided in his quest to find the lost city of the fabled Ziox by a secretive drifter.

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Tjardus Greidanus
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christian Malcolm Christian Malcolm ... Troy McGreggor
Bruce J. Mitchell Bruce J. Mitchell ... Zap Rowsdower
Shane Marceau Shane Marceau ... Satoris
Ron Anderson Ron Anderson ... Mike Pipper
Bharbara Egan Bharbara Egan ... Aunt Betty
Randy Vasseur Randy Vasseur ... Thomas McGreggor, Troy's Father
Bryan C. Knight ... Gas Attendant (as Bryan Knight)
Catherine O'Connel Catherine O'Connel ... Operator #1
Felice Wills Felice Wills ... Radio Announcer
John Soldan John Soldan ... Cultist
Aus Greidanus Aus Greidanus ... Cultist
Frank Paynter Frank Paynter ... Cultist
Dean Hinche Dean Hinche ... Cultist
Cris Wiseman Cris Wiseman ... Cultist
Paul McKay Paul McKay ... Cultist
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Ruled by the evil Satoris, an ancient cult of Canadian wrestlers, the Ziox, are bent on world domination. Instrumental to their plan is a map to the ancient Ziox cult idol, recently discovered by a young boy, Troy. When the Ziox invade his home to recover the map, he flees and ends up in the bed of a passing pickup truck, driven by Rowsdower. Rowsdower and Troy become friends, and together search for the lost idol before the Ziox can claim it and take over the world. Written by Leo L. Schwab <ewhac@best.com>

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On this mission, no sacrifice is too great! See more »


Certificate:

PG-13

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One of only seven films shot in the 1990s to be featured on 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'. See more »

Goofs

Shortly after Troy jumps into Rowsdower's truck, there' a shot of it heading down a gravel road. The left driver's side headlight (of a total of four) is missing. In the next shot, as the truck pulls to a stop in a field, all headlights are intact. See more »

Quotes

Aunt Betty: You found that - Troy, you had no business there.
Troy McGreggor: My father is my business.
Aunt Betty: Oh Troy, I'm sorry. I only want you to forget him, to carry on with your own life.
Troy McGreggor: Am I like him?
Aunt Betty: Yes. You're very much like him.
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Quest for the Lost City: The Final Sacrifice: Episode V: Canada Strikes Back
11 July 2002 | by perniSee all my reviews

This is not the funniest film that Mike, Tom, and Crow have ever bashed, but it does have its merits. For one, let's look at the plot, or, more specifically, the lack thereof. Troy is this twiggy, pasty kid with bad teeth who is obsessed with solving the mystery of his dead father (instead of, like, girls or getting some fashion sense). One day he finds this map written on a crusty napkin. Now the map's pretty darn funny to look at just because it looks like a seventh grade kid drew it in Art Class. Anyway, this map leads to an idol, as we learn much, much later, and if someone destroys it a lost city made of gold will rise up out of the ground and this deep-throated villain won't be able to get his army of invincible warriors. Or some Swords and Sorcery, Dungeons and Dragons type crap like that. Honestly, the whole fantasy element is lost when you film your movie in Canada. Troy gets some help from a hockey hair sporting drunk named Zap Rowsdower. Great name, buddy. No, really, I love it. The first half of the movie is basically Troy doing nothing around his house. He's puttering around, as Crow puts it. He eats some pizza, looks at a picture of dear ol' dad, calls information, looks at his Aunt's romance novels, gets a wedgie...you know, the kind of stuff geeks normally do on a Saturday. Then we get shots of Zap trying to fix his truck. This is a theme that shows up again and again in this movie for reasons I cannot comprehend. Literally 1/3 of this thing is Rowsdower looking at his hollowed out engine. Then we get a cult whose members wear black tank tops and ski masks while showing off their hour glass tatoos, some really cheap sets, you know the drill. The riffing is pretty good in this episode, considering the trio did not have much to work with, so check it out.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Quest for the Lost City See more »

Filming Locations:

Alberta, Canada

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Mono

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