Conqueror of the World (1983) is an obvious hanger-on to Quest For Fire (1981), minus the actual quest for fire. Also missing is the linguistic creativity and the cultural inventiveness. The viewer also searches in vain for any sort of plot structure, pacing, musical acumen, cinematographical skill, or… In fact, this movie falls below minimum standards of competence in every area. Aside from that, it’s just like Quest For Fire.

Plus, this week’s choices for Reader Revenge Month: Dressed to Kill (1980), Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1966), or The War of the Worlds (1953).