The Beastmaster (1982)
Average Rating: 5/10
Reviews Counted: 12
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 7
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Release Date: Aug 20, 1982 Wide
Average Rating: 2.9/5
User Ratings: 29,184
This low-budget entry into the sword-and-sorcery cycle of the early '80s wasn't successful during its initial release, but has steadily built a strong cult following over the years. The Beastmaster tells the story of Dar (Marc Singer), the son of a king who was stolen from his mother's womb by a witch under the command of vicious sorcerer Maax (Rip Torn). A poor villager saves Dar from being sacrificed and raises him as his own son, teaching Dar how to fight and witnessing the boy's ability to
Aug 20, 1982 Wide
Oct 23, 2001
MGM Home Entertainment
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A kid-friendly version of Arnold Schwarzenegger's grown-up guilty pleasure... which really sort of misses the point.
So-so adventure fantasy that spawned several sequels.
Extra goofy, but basic cable couldn't survive without it.
An OK time killer when I was 11 years old.
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