Sinbad and The Minotaur

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Sinbad and the Minotaur
Film poster
Directed byKarl Zwicky
Produced byGrant Bradley
Dana Dubovsky
Mark L. Lester
Written byJim Noble
Music byGarry McDonald
Laurie Stone
CinematographyNino Gaetano Martinetti
Edited byBrad Lindenmayer
Release date
21 May 2011
Running time
88 minutes

Sinbad and the Minotaur is a 2011 Australian fantasy B movie directed by Karl Zwicky serving as an unofficial sequel to the 1947 Douglas Fairbanks Jr. film and Harryhausen's Sinbad trilogy.[1] It combines Arabian Nights hero Sinbad the Sailor with the Greek legend of the Minotaur.[2]


Sinbad, his first mate Karim and slave girl Tara embark on a voyage to Crete in search of King Minos's treasure believed to be hidden within the fabled Labyrinth.[3] They are pursued by the evil Sorcerer Al Jibbar who bears a striking resemblance to Sokurah, the antagonist of the Seventh Voyage of Sinbad.[4] Al Jibbar's cannibal henchman is seemingly immortal, capable of surviving grievous wounds and highly skilled in the ways of the Indian Jettis, strongmen capable of torturing and killing prisoners with their bare hands.[5]


  • Manu Bennett as Sinbad
  • Steven Grives as Al Jibbar
  • Pacharo Mzembe as Karim
  • Holly Brisley as Tara, former slave, Princess of Lycia, and Sinbad's love interest.
  • Jared Robinsen as Seif
  • Terry Antionak as Nestor
  • Lily Brown as Ariana
  • Derek Boyer as Akroom
  • Hugh Parker as Boz
  • Brad Mcmurry as Timos
  • Lauren Horner as Luna, a belly dancing girl
  • Nick Pendragon as the Feast Master
  • Dimitri Baveas as Pericles
  • David Vallon as Minos
  • Vivienne Albitia as Serving Wench
  • Sam Elia as Hajibi
  • Anthony Thomas as Al Jibbar's sentry
  • Selwi Greensill, Rebecca Convoy, and Fleur Thompson as belly dancing slave girls


Sinbad and the Minotaur received negative reviews.


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