The White Warrior

Muscleman Reeves meets literary giant Tolstoy in what ranks as one of the art world's most unusual pairings. This adaptation of the Russian novelist's tale finds Reeves leading a troop of mountain warriors against evil Czar Nicholas I. Baldini, his rival, also has a thing for Reeves' girl Moll. When he's double-crossed by Baldini, Reeves ends up in the...read more

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Muscleman Reeves meets literary giant Tolstoy in what ranks as one of the art world's most unusual pairings. This adaptation of the Russian novelist's tale finds Reeves leading a troop of mountain warriors against evil Czar Nicholas I. Baldini, his rival, also has a thing for Reeves' girl

Moll. When he's double-crossed by Baldini, Reeves ends up in the hands of Herter, a Russian prince. Reeves won't sign a treaty and gets tortured for his reluctance. Herter's wife Gabel falls for Reeves, while Baldini kidnaps Reeves' son and threatens him with death unless Moll marries the brutish

captor. With some help from a loyal aide, Reeves escapes and rescues his boy and Moll from Baldini's clutches. The two rivals engage in hand-to-hand combat with Reeves coming out on top. Once more he leads his men into their struggle against the Czar. Reeves is all muscle and fake beard, showing

little talent in this turgid drama. The sluggish direction and a poor job of dubbing don't make things any easier for audiences.