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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.

Director:

Jim Wynorski

Writer:

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 ... Prison Referee (as Annie Gaybis)
Bill Thornbury ... Rob Wolfe
Gary Don Cox Gary Don Cox ... Horny Cowboy
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Storyline

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

Karen Ribbens appears in two roles. See more »

Goofs

Koro's eyebrows alternate between being bushy and shaved. See more »

Quotes

Angel Wolfe: Is that a fact?
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Connections

Referenced in Chopping Mall (1986) See more »

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Worth it just for Raven
4 February 2008 | by PaynebynameSee all my reviews

OK, this isn't a good film by any stretch of the imagination but you don't really get it for that do you? I bought it just to see Raven de la Croix as I remember seeing this when a youngster and her being this incredible figure of white on a horse (white star is her character name).

The plot and FX are laughable but the music was surprisingly better than expected almost sounding like the works of John Carpenter.

Unfortunately the film is only a 15 so there's no real sex but the image of Raven in some kind of very short, dream state when she has a snake draped round her neck is mind bendingly erotic and worthy of the purchase price.


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