Sean Connery delivers a powerful performance in this fantastic vision of a future world divided into two societies. The Vortex is an isolated, heavily guarded, lush community of immortal scientists and intellectuals called the Eternals. Outside the Vortex lies a desolate world laid to waste by war and pollution, peopled by the Brutals, primitive savages and killers who worship a fearsome god, Zardoz. But one rebellious Brutal (Sean Connery) is determined to survive on his own terms, which could threaten the balance of civilization...and possibly destroy it. Co-Starring Charlotte Rampling, ZARDOZ is an entertaining adventure praised for its special effects and imaginative vision.

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Zardoz (1974)

R

Fantasy/Science-Fiction · 1h 45m · 1/17/1974

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Sean Connery delivers a powerful performance in this fantastic vision of a future world divided into two societies. The Vortex is an isolated, heavily guarded, lush community of immortal scientists and intellectuals called the Eternals. Outside the Vortex lies a desolate world laid to waste by war and pollution, peopled by the Brutals, primitive savages and killers who worship a fearsome god, Zardoz. But one rebellious Brutal (Sean Connery) is determined to survive on his own terms, which could threaten the balance of civilization...and possibly destroy it. Co-Starring Charlotte Rampling, ZARDOZ is an entertaining adventure praised for its special effects and imaginative vision.

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Status

Released

Languages

German, English, French, Italian, Swedish

Countries

Ireland, United States, United Kingdom

Production Companies

John Boorman Productions, Ardmore Studios, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Budget

$1,570,000

Revenue

$6,320,000
Part Of
Cast
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Sean Connery

Zed
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Charlotte Rampling

Consuella
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Sara Kestelman

May
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John Alderton

Friend
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Sally Anne Newton

Avalow
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Niall Buggy

Arthur Frayn / Zardoz
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Bosco Hogan

George Saden
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Jessica Swift

Apathetic
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Bairbre Dowling

Star
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Christopher Casson

Old Scientist
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Reginald Jarman

Death (voice)
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Daisy Boorman

Young Eternal (flashback scene) (uncredited)
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John Boorman

Farming Brutal Shot by Zed / Zardoz Mask & Head Model (uncredited)
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Katrine Boorman

Young Eternal (flashback scene) (uncredited)
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Telsche Boorman

Young Eternal (flashback scene) (uncredited)
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David de Keyser

Tabernacle (voice) (uncredited)
Crew
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John Boorman

Director
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John Boorman

Writer
Disc Releases
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Zardoz

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

3/27/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Zardoz

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

4/14/2015

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