He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword
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He-Man and She-Ra: The Secret of the Sword
This sword-and-sorcery animated feature basically stars two "toys" -- She-Ra (voice of Melanie Britt) and He-Man (voice of John Erwin). Princess Adora has a special destiny -- to manifest as She-Ra and save Etheria from the really nasty Horde -- but she is not aware of her power-to-be. When Prince Adam (who is really He-Man) goes to Etheria to find the future She-Ra, his job is cut out for him -- or at least drawn out in standard animation but with added visual tricks that entertain the eye. He and She-Ra wreak havoc on the nasties, so violence is not absent -- just concentrated on… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Though hardly a lost classic, the cartoon's irony-free approach and bizarre characters show why it resonates today."
‑ John Monaghan, Detroit Free Press
"Classic '80s duo teams up in battles, bravery, friendship."
‑ Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
"I was surprised to see that the movie was even better than I remembered. And though it's no longer my favorite, it endures as an affecting cinematic experience."
‑ Phil Villarreal, Arizona Daily Star
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