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After his family is murdered, and he's left for dead, a farmer awakens in the desert and finds himself transformed into a savage warrior, with all the powers and skills of the ancient gods.... See full summary »

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Avi Nesher

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Olivier Gruner ... Savage / Alex
Jennifer Grant ... Nicky Carter
Kario Salem ... Reese Burroughs
Kristin Minter ... Marie Belot
Sam McMurray ... Edgar Wallace
Herschel Sparber Herschel Sparber ... Allen Poe
Tom Schanley ... Halliday
Michael Cudlitz ... Spillane
Luke Askew ... Capt. Rohmer
Maria von Hartz Maria von Hartz
Victoria Morsell Victoria Morsell ... Gloria Verne
Jordan Stuart Jordan Stuart
Paulo Tocha
Moon Jones Moon Jones
John Henry Whitaker
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After his family is murdered, and he's left for dead, a farmer awakens in the desert and finds himself transformed into a savage warrior, with all the powers and skills of the ancient gods. Guided by his "spirit masters" he's given a mission; destroy Tital Corporation, the world's most powerful high-tech computer company and its ambitious leader, Michael Burroughs. Burrough's has discovered the technological remains of an ancient race and a secret that will allow him to open the Vortex and achieve immortality. Out in the desert, ancient powers collide with sophisticated technology as the Savage and Burroughs meet in a titanic struggle that could destroy mankind. Written by Emerald

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A mysterious force he can't explain. A murder he can't forget. See more »


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Rated R for strong continuous violence, a graphic sex scene and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 1997 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

Agrios timoros See more »

Filming Locations:

Arizona, USA See more »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Two of the characters are named after one of America's premier mystery/horror writers: Edgar Wallace and Allen Poe. See more »

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Gods are famous of senseless actions, but this one went too far
18 July 1999 | by grinSee all my reviews

When I watched the film I wondered, how the plot could reveal the reason behind the first massacre, since all the events were based on that. I wondered till the end. And beyond. I still wonder. Maybe part II contains something which could give this plot some sense... I hardly can imagine, but who knows... If you look for visuality without any logic or reason, don't miss this film. Your brains won't overheat of thinking. If you need a plot, avoid like plague. It doesn't have any.


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