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List of Sword-and-Sorcery Actresses

  Anya Pencheva Anya Pencheva is a Bulgarian actress famous for her sword and sorcery film Deathstalker IV: Match of Titans (1991) with Rick Hill, Michelle Moffett and Maria Ford.   Carla Herd Carla Herd is an actress known for her role in Deathstalker III: Warriors from Hell (1988) with John Allen Nelson and Thom Chtistopher…. read more »

Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)

The 1985 horror film Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf is a horror movie directed by Philippe Mora and starring Christopher Lee and Sybil Danning. The movie has since become a cult classic. Plot Summary When Ben (played by Reb Brown) goes to the funeral of his sister (a former journalist) he meets a… read more »

Warrior Queen (1987)

The 1987 movie Warrior Queen is a sword-and-sorcery style film starring Sybil Danning, Donald Pleasence, and Rick Hill. Filmed as part of the sword-and-sandals craze, the film was a critical failure and was produced to cover huge losses sustained by a previous film flop by the studio. However, the film has become a cult classic. In… read more »

Hercules (1983)

The 1983 film Hercules is a sword-and-sorcery cult favorite starring Lou Ferrigno as Hercules and Sybil Danning as Ariadne. The movie was filmed in Italy, near Rome, in 1982 alongside another sword and sandals epic, The Seven Magnificent Gladiators. The movie had a large budget for the time (over $6 million) but was a failure… read more »

Reform School Girls (1986)

Reform School Girls is a 1986 movie directed by Tom DeSimone. It is a satirical exploitation film starring Sybil Danning, Wendy O. Williams and Linda Carol. The movie is about a teenage girl played by Linda Carol who gets sent to a tough reform school for girls that’s run by a ruthlessly domineering warden played… read more »

Nightkill (1980)

The 1980 film Nightkill is a horror thriller filmed in West Germany. It stars Jaclyn Smith, Robert Mitchum, and Sybil Danning. Nightkill (1980) Plot Summary Katherine (played by Jaclyn Smith) is married to the sleazy businessman Wendell Atwell (played by Mike Connors). Involved with Atwell’s assistant, Steve (played by James Franciscus), Katherine knows that her… read more »

Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

The 1987 sci-fi comedy film Amazon Women On The Moon is a parody of low-budget films that was produced by John Landis and Robert K Weiss. It stars a large ensemble cast including Carrie Fisher, Sybil Danning, Michelle Pfeiffer, Monique Gabrielle, B.B. King, Corinne Wahl, Steve Guttenberg, Joe Pantoliano, Arsenio Hall, Rosanna Arquette, Joey Travolta, and more. Amazon Women… read more »

Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)

The 1980 science fiction film Battle Beyond The Stars was a space opera-style movie produced by Roger Corman. The special effects were directed by James Cameron, and the film was intended as a “Magnificent Seven of Space”. Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) Plot Summary The movie begins at an agricultural planet called Akir. A Malmori… read more »

Sybil Danning

Sybil Danning is an actress and iconoclastic scream queen known for her horror and B-movie roles, in films like Battle Beyond The Stars, Hercules, Amazon Women On The Moon, Halloween (2007), and others. Biography Sybil Danning (originally born as Sybille Johanna Danninger) was born on May 24th, 1952 in Wels, Austria. She was the daughter… read more »