Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time

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Beastmaster 2:
Through the Portal of Time
Directed by Sylvio Tabet
Produced by Sylvio Tabet
Written by Andre Norton
Paul Pepperman
Starring Marc Singer
Kari Wührer
Sarah Douglas
James Avery
Wings Hauser
as 'Arklon'
Music by Robert Folk
Cinematography Ronn Schmidt
Edited by Adam Bernardi
Distributed by New Line Cinema
Release date(s) August 31, 1991
Running time 107 min.
Country United States
Language English
Budget $6,000,000
Box office $869,235

Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time is the 1991 sequel to the 1982 cult classic film The Beastmaster, starring Marc Singer and Kari Wührer.


Dar, the Beastmaster (Marc Singer), is back and now he has to deal with his half-brother, Arklon (Wings Hauser), and a sorceress named Lyranna (Sarah Douglas) who have escaped to present day Los Angeles. Despite the name, the movie is not about traveling through a time portal, but traveling through a portal to a parallel universe that 1991 Earth exists in. Dar and his animal companions, Ruh, Kodo, Podo and Sharak, must follow them through the portal and stop them from obtaining a neutron bomb. During his visit, Dar meets a rich girl named Jackie Trent (Kari Wuhrer) and they become friends.


Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time was widely panned by critics and fans and often regarded as "one of the worst sequels ever made". most criticism comes from the B-movie quality, poor direction, plot-holes, inconsistencies with the first film, ignoring its source material and the tongue-in-cheek feel.

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