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Character sheet for the ''Film/RedSonja'' movie.
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! '''Protagonists'''

[[folder: 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.
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* ActionGirl: She becomes a fierce badass very few people can hope to defeat after training with the best sword masters.
* BadassNormal: Sorcery does exist in her world, but being a superbly trained warrior in said world is more than enough.
* CharacterTitle: ''Red Sonja''.
* CoolSword: When comes the time to choose a sword, she's guided by the voice of the spirit that granted her the strength to seek revenge. The sword she chooses has quite elaborate hilt ornaments, a golden half-moon most notably.
* DoesNotLikeMen: After her rape. [[BestHerToBedHer Unless they're able to equal or defeat her in combat]].
* DoomedHometown: Her family and farm are destroyed by Gedren's men at the beginning of the film, and she gets raped.
* FriendlyRivalry: She has one with Kalidor, as both are equally great sword fighters.
* HeroesPreferSwords: She's the story's heroine, and she trained to wield swords.
* {{Master Swords|man}}woman: She becomes one after training with the best sword masters. Only Kalidor is her match.
* OnlyTheChosenMayWield: Being a woman, she can touch the Talisman safely.
* RapeAndRevenge: She has been raped by Gedren's men. ''Nothing'' should stand in her way to get revenge.
* RapeAsBackstory: See above.
* RedBaron: "Red" Sonja. Comes from the fact that she's a redhead.
* {{Stripperiffic}}: Her outfit's sexiness is quite downplayed compared to her [[http://static.comicvine.com/uploads/original/2/29837/828576-redsonja_land_cov.jpg comics]] [[http://www.dynamite.com/images/TNRSV201CovScott.jpg counterparts]], but it's still very Franchise/WonderWoman-esque.
* {{You Killed My Fa|ther}}mily: Gedren had her whole family slaughtered.
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[[folder: Kalidor]]
!!Lord Kalidor
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->'''Played by:''' Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger

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.
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* AmazonChaser: Being a great warrior himself, he's attracted to Sonja's due to both her beauty and her prowess in combat.
* CaptainErsatz: Of [[Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982 Conan]], for [[ScrewedByTheLawyers copyright reasons]]. It could actually be Conan, since he's used many aliases before.
* CharlesAtlasSuperpower: Just as Conan was in his two movies, Kalidor can lift weights way beyond possible for a normal human being.
* CoolSword: Wields a pretty coold sword, with a golden shield ornament on the hilt.
* FriendlyRivalry: He has one with Sonja, as both are equally great sword fighters.
* HeroesPreferSwords: Like Sonja, he's a MasterSwordsman.
* HeroesWantRedheads: He falls heads over heels for Sonja.
* HeroicBuild: Being played by Arnold Schwarzenegger helps, even though he has no ShirtlessScene to display it to the full, unlike the ''Conan'' movies.
* MasterSwordsman: The equal of Sonja in sword combat.
* OneManArmy: He tears through Gedren's army without a scratch and takes on Brytag's army alone to allow Sonja a chance to flee the fortified gate.
* RatedMForManly: Mr. Olympia playing a CaptainErsatz of Conan. Period.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: 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.
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* ArrogantKungFuGuy: He thinks he's much stronger than he is, and it's up to Sonja to teach him discipline, humbleness and better combat techniques.
* CoolCrown[=/=]CoolHelmet: He wears a helmet (or is it a crown?) decorated with red silk and a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pickelhaube Pickelhaube]]-esque spike.
* DefiantToTheEnd: Still utters death threats to the bandits that are about to quarter him.
* FearlessFool: 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.
* RoyalBrat: 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.
* StayInTheKitchen: He arrogantly invites Sonja to work for him as a cook the first time they meet.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Falkon]]
!!Falkon
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->'''Played by:''' Paul Lawrence Smith

Prince Tarn's loyal bodyguard and last remaining manservant.
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* BigEater: 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.
* TheBladeAlwaysLandsPointyEndIn: He is quite good at knife throwing.
* CoolHelmet: His headgear looks more like a metallic hat than a helmet actually.
* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: 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.
* FatComicRelief: He's fat, and quite a goofball at times.
* KnifeNut: In addition to his bone club, he uses [[TheBladeAlwaysLandsPointyEndIn throwing knives]].
* UndyingLoyalty: 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.
* WeaponOfChoice: His favorite weapon is a [[BadWithTheBone bone he uses as a club]].
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! '''Antagonists'''

[[folder: Queen Gedren]]
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->'''Played by:''' Sandahl Bergman

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* AmbitionIsEvil: An ambitious queen who wants to rule over the world using an ArtifactOfDoom.
* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Gedren really doesn't shy away from combat and gives Sonja one hell of a fight in their final battle.
* BigBad: The massacre of Sonja's family on her orders drives the plot.
* TheCaligula: She's AxCrazy and ultimately leads her own kingdom to ruin by coveting the Talisman.
* CoolCrown: Her crown's design seems to be based on the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperial_Crown_of_the_Holy_Roman_Empire Crown of the Holy Roman Empire]].
* DarkIsEvil: She dresses mostly in black.
* EvilCounterpart: To Sonja.
* EvilLaugh: She does several over the course of the film.
* EvilOverlord: She rules Berkubane, the Kingdom of Eternal Night, a {{Mordor}}-esque land.
* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: A mad queen who wants to dominate the world using the Talisman.
* {{Malevolent Masked|Man}}Woman: She wears a golden mask after Sonja scarred her face.
* MinorInjuryOverreaction: When Sonja accuses Gedren of slaughtering her family, she dismisses the accusations as from her point of view, the victims' lives are nothing in comparison with the scar Sonja made on her cheek.
* PsychoLesbian: She's a mad queen, and she's attracted to women.
* RedRightHand: A scar on her cheek, courtesy of Sonja at the beginning of the film.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Ikol]]
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->'''Played by:''' Ronald Lacey
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%%* BaldOfEvil
* DarkIsEvil: He dresses in black.
%%* DirtyCoward
* TheDragon: Gedren's second in command.
%%* KarmicDeath
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: When it becomes clear that the Talisman's power can't be contained, he decides to leave the castle before the Talisman destroys it.
%%* SmugSnake
* YouReInsane: Says this to Gedren before [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere attempting to leave]] the [[CollapsingLair collapsing castle]].
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[[folder: Brytag]]

->'''Played by:''' Pat Roach
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%%* BeardOfEvil
* CoolKey: The big key he uses to open his door.
* DirtyOldMan: He won't let Sonja pass through his door unless she does him a "favor".
%%* KneelBeforeZod
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