Released in the USA on July 03 of 1985, "Red Sonja" (also known as "Yado", "Rache der Schwertkämpferin, Die") is an Action/Adventure/Fantasy film directed by Richard Fleischer, and written by Clive Exton . Arnold Schwarzenegger and Brigitte Nielsen are starring, alongside Sandahl Bergman, Ernie Reyes Jr., Ronald Lacey and Pat Roach.
A woman and a warrior that became a legend.
Who directed "Red Sonja":
Red Sonja was directed by Richard Fleischer, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before Red Sonja, Richard Fleischer had directed Conan the Destroyer, released in 1984, Amityville 3-D (1983), Tough Enough (1983), The Jazz Singer (1980), Ashanti (1979), and Crossed Swords (1977). Since, he directed Million Dollar Mystery, released in 1987.
What was the release date of "Red Sonja":
Red Sonja was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, July 03, 1985. Also released on this day were Back to the Future (dir. Robert Zemeckis) and The Emerald Forest (dir. John Boorman). This was thirty-four (34) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, December 18, 1985 in France and on Thursday, September 05, 1985 in Germany.
What is the cast of "Red Sonja":
At the casting of Red Sonja we find Arnold Schwarzenegger, previously seen in The Terminator (1984) and Conan the Destroyer (1984); Brigitte Nielsen (Rocky IV (1985), Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)); Sandahl Bergman (Airplane II: The Sequel (1982), Conan the Barbarian (1982)) [ more... ]
- Tutte Lemkow and Ronald Lacey, Pat Roach, Terry Richards also appeared in Raiders of the Lost Ark, released in 1981.
- Kiyoshi Yamasaki and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sandahl Bergman can also be seen in Conan the Barbarian, released in 1982.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger and Pat Roach also appeared together in Conan the Destroyer, released in 1984.
- Tad Horino and Ernie Reyes Jr. have both also be seen in Surf Ninjas, released in 1993.
What is the Storyline of "Red Sonja":
The movie begins with Red Sonja's brother and their parents being slaughtered by the evil Queen Gedren's (Sandahl Bergman) army because Sonja rejected the Queen's sexual advances. Sonja survives being violently raped by Gedren's troops, and even gives Gedren a kind of a souvenir: a brutal scar on the evil queen's face. Later that night, Sonja is visited by a spirit who grants her the strength to seek her revenge.
The story then jumps to a large temple full of white-robed priestesses. They are getting [...]
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