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Robin and Marian -- This swashbuckling, high-spirited romantic sequel to the classic Robin Hood adventure stars Sean Connery and Audrey Hepburn.

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James Goldman (written by)
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Release Date:
12 March 1976 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Love is the greatest adventure of all.
Plot:
Robin Hood, aging none too gracefully, returns exhausted from the Crusades to woo and win Maid Marian one last time. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Don't listen to Maltin's summary. If you are Robin Hood fan you need to see this. See more (85 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Sean Connery ... Robin Hood

Audrey Hepburn ... Maid Marian

Robert Shaw ... Sheriff of Nottingham

Richard Harris ... Richard the Lionheart / King Richard

Nicol Williamson ... Little John

Denholm Elliott ... Will Scarlett
Kenneth Haigh ... Sir Ranulf

Ronnie Barker ... Friar Tuck

Ian Holm ... King John
Bill Maynard ... Mercadier

Esmond Knight ... Old Defender

Veronica Quilligan ... Sister Mary
Peter Butterworth ... Surgeon
John Barrett ... Jack

Kenneth Cranham ... Jack's Apprentice

Victoria Abril ... Queen Isabella (as Victoria Merida Roja)
Montserrat Julió ... 1st Sister (as Montserrat Julio)
Victoria Hernández Sanguino ... 2nd Sister (as Victoria Hernandez Sanguino)
Margarida Minguillón ... 3rd Sister (as Margarita Minguillon)

Directed by
Richard Lester 
 
Writing credits
James Goldman (written by)

Produced by
Denis O'Dell .... producer
Richard Shepherd .... executive producer
Ray Stark .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
John Barry 
 
Cinematography by
David Watkin (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
John Victor-Smith  (as John Victor Smith)
 
Casting by
Mary Selway 
 
Production Design by
Michael Stringer 
 
Art Direction by
Gil Parrondo 
 
Costume Design by
Yvonne Blake (costumes designed by)
 
Makeup Department
José Antonio Sánchez .... makeup artist (as Jose Antonio Sanchez)
 
Production Management
Barrie Melrose .... production supervisor
Juan Clemente Prosper .... unit manager (as Juan Clemente)
Apolinar Rabinal .... production manager
Roberto Roberts .... production supervisor
Dusty Symonds .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
José López Rodero .... assistant director (as Jose Lopez Rodero)
 
Art Department
Julián Mateos .... property master (as Julian Mateos)
Francisco Prósper .... construction manager (as Francisco Prosper)
Tony Reading .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Roy Charman .... sound recordist
Gerry Humphreys .... sound recordist
Don Sharpe .... sound editor
Paul Smith .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Eddie Fowlie .... special effects
 
Stunts
Joaquín Parra .... stunt arranger (as Joaquin Parra)
Miguel Pedregosa .... stunt arranger
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Iain Coates .... still photographer
Federico G. Grau .... still photographer (as Frederico Grau)
Miguel Sancho .... gaffer
Jimmy Turrell .... camera operator (as Jim Turrell)
Paul Wilson .... second unit photography
Kathy Fields .... special still photographer (uncredited)
Stephen Smith .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Peter Boyle .... assistant editor
María Luisa Pino .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Michael Clifford .... music editor
John Barry .... conductor (uncredited)
Richard Shores .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
William Hobbs .... fight arranger
Ian McKay .... fight arranger
Ann Skinner .... continuity
Nat Weiss .... unit publicist
 

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106 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Certification:
Finland:K-16 | Iceland:12 | Netherlands:14 (Original rating) | Norway:15 | Singapore:PG | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1986) (1993) (2002) | USA:PG | West Germany:12 (f)
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Trivia:
Although he had worked harmoniously with composer John Barry on earlier films, Richard Lester was very displeased with Barry's score for this film.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: When the coast and ocean are visible, there are modern boats off shore.See more »
Quotes:
Robin Hood:They've turned us into heroes, Johnny. Will, you didn't make it up.
Will Scarlett:These songs, I don't know where they come from, but you hear them everywhere. We go from town to town and ...
Robin Hood:What do you do for a living?
Friar Tuck:While I take confessions, he takes the horses.
Will Scarlett:And everywhere we go, they want to hear about the things you did.
Robin Hood:We didn't do them.
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Movie Connections:
Version of Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)See more »
Soundtrack:
EscapeSee more »

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54 out of 69 people found the following review useful.
Don't listen to Maltin's summary. If you are Robin Hood fan you need to see this., 4 April 2000
Author: eeyored

Maltin doesn't seem to like this movie yet gives it 3 stars.

The movie is very well done.It is a bit of a downer to see old versions of these classic heroes, villains, and heroines, but is a welcomed different take on the Robin Hood story. I would take one of these any day than a bad remake like Robin Hood Prince of Thieves.

Sean Connery is great as a weary Robing Hood back from the crusades who suddenly is rejeunivated when he meets up with Marian and the Sheriff of Nottingham.

Robert Shaw is as usual, perfect in his role as the sheriff. You hate him but you can't hate him too much. He's Robert Shaw. You love to hate him.

Nicol Williamson is a very good Little John, who is Robin's constant companion.

Richard Harris is perfect as malevolent King Richard.

Of course only Audrey Hepburn's Marian could play opposite Connery's Robin without coming off as slight.

The movie takes no easy or unrealistic turns. It is a very and realistic look at Robin Hood.

Warning you might not like the ending, but after you think about it for a while it makes sense.

Lots of potent imagery.

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