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Beastmaster (1982)

The courage of an eagle, the strength of a panther, and the power of a god.

A sword-and-sorcery fantasy about a young man’s search for revenge. Armed with supernatural powers, the handsome hero and his animal allies wage war against marauding forces.

The Beastmaster is a 1982 sword and sorcery film directed by Don Coscarelli and starring Marc SingerTanya RobertsJohn Amos and Rip Torn. Loosely based on the 1959 novel The Beast Master by Andre Norton, the film is about a man who can communicate with animals, and who fights an evil wizard and his army.

Commercially The Beastmaster was not considered a box office success during its original cinematic run; however later it received extensive television exposure and success on cable in the American market on channels TBSTNT, and HBO. The original film spawned two sequels as well as a syndicated television series that chronicled the further adventures of Dar.

Film poster for The Beastmaster
Film poster for The Beastmaster
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