The Secret of the Sword (1985)

The Secret of the Sword

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Movie Info

This animated feature is a spin-off from the television cartoon series He-Man. In it, He-Man and She-Ra, who are long-lost brother and sister, join together to fight the forces of the evil Hordak.

Rating: G
Genre: Action & Adventure, Animation, Kids & Family
Directed By: , , , ,
Written By: Larry Ditillo, Robert Forward
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 6, 2006
Runtime:
Saturday Morning TV

Cast


as He-Man/Adam

as She-Ra

as Hordack

as Teela

as Queen Angella
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Critic Reviews for The Secret of the Sword

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (4)

Though hardly a lost classic, the cartoon's irony-free approach and bizarre characters show why it resonates today.

Full Review… | May 5, 2006
Detroit Free Press
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 6, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | May 6, 2006
Chicago Reader
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Classic '80s duo teams up in battles, bravery, friendship.

Full Review… | April 19, 2013
Common Sense Media

I was surprised to see that the movie was even better than I remembered. And though it's no longer my favorite, it endures as an affecting cinematic experience.

Full Review… | August 4, 2006
Arizona Daily Star

Audience Reviews for The Secret of the Sword

always loved the TV Shows of both He-Man & She-Ra cartoons when I was a kid, but for some strange reason, I actually never knew that this film existed back a year after I was born.

a classic, as far as I am concerned. love it.

I loved this as a kid, and I thought my kids might enjoy it. Watching it again, I thought it was really boring and apparently so did my kids.

This was up on Youtube as a "featured" video (I have no clue why), and I decided to watch it because it's been years upon years since I last saw anything He-Man related. Well, it was terrible. The animation was stiff and jarring. The dialogue was trite and dumb, and all the characters were imbicilic.

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