"Danger is my trade," powerfully built Kalidor proclaims. Based on all his sword-clanging efforts to recover a glowing orb whose magic imperils the world, it's plain his trade is in demand and thriving. Arnold Swarzenegger, who muscled his way into screen action lore as Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer, returns to the sword-and-sorcery realm as Kalidor in Red Sonja, based on stories by Conan creator Robert E. Howard. Brigitte Nielsen is flame-haired heroine Sonja, leading a glorious quest in a mystical land where fortress walls have faces, dinosaur bones from a bridge, a lethal mechanical serpent writhes, swarming minions follow a vile queen (Sandahl Bergman)...and where heroes lay claim to legend.

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Red Sonja (1985)

PG-13

Action/Fantasy/Adventure · 1h 29m · 7/3/1985

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Heroes of their time. For all time.

Description

"Danger is my trade," powerfully built Kalidor proclaims. Based on all his sword-clanging efforts to recover a glowing orb whose magic imperils the world, it's plain his trade is in demand and thriving. Arnold Swarzenegger, who muscled his way into screen action lore as Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer, returns to the sword-and-sorcery realm as Kalidor in Red Sonja, based on stories by Conan creator Robert E. Howard. Brigitte Nielsen is flame-haired heroine Sonja, leading a glorious quest in a mystical land where fortress walls have faces, dinosaur bones from a bridge, a lethal mechanical serpent writhes, swarming minions follow a vile queen (Sandahl Bergman)...and where heroes lay claim to legend.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

Italy, United States

Production Companies

Dino De Laurentiis Company, Famous Films (II)

Budget

$17,900,000

Revenue

$6,948,633
Cast
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Arnold Schwarzenegger

Kalidor
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Brigitte Nielsen

Red Sonja
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Sandahl Bergman

Queen Gedren
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Paul L. Smith

Falkon (as Paul Smith)
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Ernie Reyes Jr.

Prince Tarn
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Ronald Lacey

Ikol
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Pat Roach

Brytag
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Terry Richards

Djart
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Janet Agren

Varna
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Donna Osterbuhr

Kendra, the High Priestess
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Lara Lamberti

Gedren's Handmaid (as Lara Naszinsky)
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Hans Meyer

Red Sonja's Father
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Francesca Romana Coluzzi

Red Sonja's Mother
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Stefano Maria Mioni

Barlok, Red Sonja's Brother (as Stefano Mioni)
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Tutte Lemkow

Wizard
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Kiyoshi Yamasaki

Kyobo (as Kiyoshi Yamazaki)
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Tad Horino

Swordmaster
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Ottaviano Dell'Acqua

Gedren Guard (uncredited)
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Erik Holmey

Warrior (uncredited)
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Benito Pacifico

Gedren Guard (uncredited)
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Sven-Ole Thorsen

Bodyguard of Lord Brytag (uncredited)
Crew
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Richard Fleischer

Director
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Robert E. Howard

Writer
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Clive Exton

Writer
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George MacDonald Fraser

Writer
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Roy Thomas

Writer
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Barry Windsor-Smith

Writer
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Disc Releases
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Red Sonja

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

7/6/2004

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