Deathstalker (Der Todesjäger, 1983)

German Daredo 2018 Blu-ray and DVD 2 disc edition; Limited 1500 copies

Text below written 2018-10-18

OK, normally i HATE fantasy films, i hate stinking hobbits, orchs and farting dwarfs and i've never have had a thing for Peplum films
either, with bodybuilders showing off their stupid bulging muscles. And, 1982 Conan the Barbarian with Arnold Schwarzenegger didn't
interest me much even though i read the comic magazine as a boy. That's fantasy and action and i'm bored.

BUT, if the Conan film was a B movie, Deathstalker is a C movie, and yes, with fantasy and action in it but also filled to the brim with
violence, gore and BOOBS. A Fantasy Action Adventure Comedy with tons of this stuff .... and with Barbi Benton in it .... and Lana
Clarkson. Just lovely. Delightful prime trash filmed in Argentina and the filmmakers doesn't take it seriously at all. Great fun !

Richard "Rick" Hill as Deathstalker and Lana Clarkson as Kaira

The Pig and Barbi Benton - the Playboy legend and proud carrier of the 8th and 9th wonders of the world

A Blonde swordsman with a lot of muscles, The Deathstalker (Rick Hill) kills alot of ugly Orch looking men and saves a girl.
An old witch is nagging about the castle being occupied by a new brutal leader, Munkar (Bernard Erhard), about a sword and an
amulet to get the power bla bla yada yada Zzzzzzz .....

Deathstalker has to kill Munkar and free the kidnapped princess (Barbi Benton) and on this quest he's joined by swordswoman
Kaira (Lana Clarkson), a blonde amazon with big breasts, and Oghris, another swordsman on his way to the castle (played very
badly but enthusiastically by british Richard Brooks (Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th part 3).
Lana Clarkson made such an impression that she later returned on film as the Barbarian Queen.

The Green eyes of Barbi

All the swordsmen and fighters in the kingdom are invited by evil King Munkar to a Tournament where the winner becomes his
heir to the kingdom .... or not, maybe it's a trap to kill all his enemies in one blow ? Let the tournament begin!

And YES .... the most important question can hereby be answered - Barbi do show her wonders, Thank God! Praise the Lord.
But somewhat briefly, you have to be alert for the money shots. Yes, yes, i'm obsessed with Barbi i know, i can't help it, sorry.

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About Barbie Benton, the singer (taken from my review of the X-Ray/Hospital Massacre blu-ray):

Ain't That Just the Way - from the popular TV series McCloud 1970-1977 with Dennis Weaver. Barbi appeared in and sung this
in the season 6 episode Park Avenue Pirates, and everyone here (in Sweden) loved her and the song became a no.1 Hit

The 8th and 9th Wonders of the World and in the Hall of Fame of Topless scenes (more from my X-Ray text - in swedish)

Benton agerar till en början eeh ... stelt men blir bättre, hon stirrar och gapar som en guppy med öppen mun genom hela filmen
men det spelar ingen roll för min Reptilhjärna har redan tagit över och jag bara stirrar på hennes blågröna ögon i bluray-kvalitens
strålglans. Efter ca 29 min skall en Dr. Saxon (John Werner Williams) undersöka henne och topless-scenen som följer med
hennes perfekta puffy nipples är helt overklig och lägger sig högt upp eller i toppen av Topless-scenernas Hall of Fame.

Oooooooof ... lät det när luften gick ur mig, det kan inte vara sant? Yes, it's true and there's a reason she was a legendary
Playboy Playmate, and the girlfriend of Hugh Hefner for some 6-7 years

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The even worse sequel ? (I haven't seen it)
with the 1980's screamqueen, model and later porn actress, the beautiful Monique Gabrielle

This delightful trashy sleazebomb with lots of Gladiator type of fighting and nude women was directed by Sbardelli under
the alias John Watson, and Richard Hill is actually pretty OK as an actor in the main role, the rest ... eeeh, no comments.

The film (the blu-ray) is presented in widescreen 1.85:1 and with an english audio DTS-HD MA 2.0. Blu-ray is region B and
the DVD region 2. Limited 1500 copies edition and with a cool retro looking thick sleeve
Extras: A Booklet with text in German, an original trailer and a picture gallery


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