Characters / Red Sonja

Character sheet for the Red Sonja movie.
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Protagonists

     Sonja 

Red Sonja

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Played by: Brigitte Nielsen

A woman whose family was slain by Queen Gedren, and she was herself raped by Gedren's men. A spirit came to her, and gave her the strength to seek vengeance. She went on to train with the best sword masters and became a formidable warrior.

     Kalidor 

Lord Kalidor

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A warrior who was sworn to protect the Order of the Talisman. After the Talisman is stolen by Queen Gedren, he teams up with Sonja in order to find and destroy it before it destroys the world.

     Tarn 

Prince Tarn

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Played by: Ernie Reyes Jr.

The young prince of the kingdom of Hablock, which was destroyed by Queen Gedren using the Talisman. He projects to raise a new army and joins Sonja in her crusade against Gedren.
  • Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy: He thinks he's much stronger than he is, and it's up to Sonja to teach him discipline, humbleness and better combat techniques.
  • Cool Crown/Cool Helmet: He wears a helmet (or is it a crown?) decorated with red silk and a Pickelhaube-esque spike.
  • Defiant to the End: Still utters death threats to the bandits that are about to quarter him.
  • Fearless Fool: He doesn't hesitate to jump on Kalidor thinking he is a threat to Sonja. He isn't afraid to confront Ikol alone either.
  • Flynning: Subverted. Sonja shows him why this wouldn't really work in a real fight.
  • Pride: His character flaw, although he's young and eventually grows more humble after receiving a few lessons courtesy of Sonja.
  • Royal Brat: He starts as purely this, bossing Falkon around and being quite arrogant, but Sonja gives him several lessons that make him more humble over the course of the movie.
  • Stay in the Kitchen: He arrogantly invites Sonja to work for him as a cook the first time they meet.

     Falkon 

Falkon

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Played by: Paul Lawrence Smith

Prince Tarn's loyal bodyguard and last remaining manservant.
  • Big Eater: He can't resist eating a bit of Gedren's men's chicken as he has crashed straight onto their refectory table, even as the fight is about to begin.
  • The Blade Always Lands Pointy End In: He is quite good at knife throwing.
  • Cool Helmet: His headgear looks more like a metallic hat than a helmet actually.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: He can look and act goofy in his dedication to protect Prince Tarn and do whatever Tarn orders him to do, but he's a force to be reckoned with.
  • Fat Comic Relief: He's fat, and quite a goofball at times.
  • Knife Nut: In addition to his bone club, he uses throwing knives.
  • Undying Loyalty: He has sworn to protect Prince Tarn and obeys every one of his orders. He never bothers discussing Tarn's orders, no matter how stupid they can prove to be, and he never even thinks about giving the prince much-needed corrections for his bratty behaviour.
  • Weapon of Choice: His favorite weapon is a bone he uses as a club.

Antagonists

     Queen Gedren 
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Played by: Sandahl Bergman


     Ikol 
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Played by: Ronald Lacey

  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: When it becomes clear that the Talisman's power can't be contained, he decides to leave the castle before the Talisman destroys it.

     Brytag 

Played by: Pat Roach

  • Cool Key: The big key he uses to open his door.
  • Dirty Old Man: He won't let Sonja pass through his door unless she does him a "favor".

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