IMDb > The Fifth Musketeer (1979)

The Fifth Musketeer (1979) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 5 | slideshow)

Overview

User Rating:
5.3/10   476 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 11% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Contact:
View company contact information for The Fifth Musketeer on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
14 December 1979 (Denmark) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Pure adventure is back...for the fun of it! See more »
Plot:
King Louis XIV has without his knowledge a twin brother, Philippe, but when he is told, he immediately locks up his brother in the Bastille... See more » | Add synopsis »
Plot Keywords:
NewsDesk:
(3 articles)
Ted Richmond, Producer of ‘Papillon,’ Dies at 103
 (From Variety - Film News. 6 January 2014, 5:59 PM, PST)

Sylvia Kristel obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 18 October 2012, 4:00 PM, PDT)

Olivia de Havilland: Back at Warner Bros.
 (From Alt Film Guide. 5 June 2012, 8:01 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
sexed-up version, cut in US See more (14 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Sylvia Kristel ... Maria Theresa

Ursula Andress ... Louise de la Vallière

Beau Bridges ... Louis XIV / Philippe of Gascony

Cornel Wilde ... D'Artagnan

Ian McShane ... Fouquet

Alan Hale Jr. ... Porthos

Lloyd Bridges ... Aramis

José Ferrer ... Athos

Olivia de Havilland ... Queen Mother
Helmut Dantine ... Spanish Ambassador

Rex Harrison ... Colbert
Román Ariznavarreta

Bernard Bresslaw ... Bernard
Stephan Bastian
Victor Couzyn (as Victor Couzin)
Karl Ferth
Fritz von Friedl (as Fritz V. Friedl)
Christine Glasner
Fritz Goblirsch ... Kammerdiener
Erhart Hartmann
Billy Horrigan (as Bill Horrigan)
Michael Janisch ... Hauptmann der Gefängniswache
Cissy Kraner ... Marianne - Haushälterin
Elisabeth Neumann-Viertel ... Oberin im Kloster
Heinz Nick
Ingrid Olofson
Stephan Paryla
Albert Rueprecht ... Captain
Ute Rumm
Tony Smart
Robert Werner
Heinz Winter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Pinney ... Captain of the Guards (uncredited)

Directed by
Ken Annakin 
 
Writing credits
Alexandre Dumas père (novel The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later)

David Ambrose  writer
George Bruce  earlier screenplay

Produced by
Heinz Lazek .... executive producer
Ted Richmond .... producer
 
Original Music by
Riz Ortolani 
 
Cinematography by
Jack Cardiff 
 
Film Editing by
Malcolm Cooke 
 
Production Design by
Elliot Scott 
 
Art Direction by
Theodor Harisch  (as Theo Harisch)
 
Costume Design by
Tony Pueo 
 
Makeup Department
Madeleine Cofano .... hair stylist
Franco Corridoni .... makeup artist (as Francesco Corridoni)
Ana Criado .... hair stylist
Cristóbal Criado .... makeup supervisor (as Cristobal Criado Sola)
Luis Criado .... makeup artist
Stefano Fava .... makeup artist
Gilda .... hair stylist
Günter Kulier .... makeup artist (as Gunter Kulier)
Herta Matula .... hair stylist
John O'Gorman .... makeup artist
Ladislaus Valicek .... makeup artist
Lilli Zangerle .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Hermann Wolf .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David C. Anderson .... assistant director (as David Anderson)
Terry Needham .... assistant director
Bob Wright .... assistant director (as Robert Wright)
 
Art Department
Norman Reynolds .... assistant art director
Charles Torbett .... property master
 
Sound Department
John Ireland .... adr editor
Simon Kaye .... sound recordist
Vernon Messenger .... sound editor
Karl Schlifelner .... dubbing mixer
Kurt Schwarz .... dubbing mixer (as Kurt Schwartz)
William Trent .... sound editor (as Bill Trent)
Jim Willis .... sound mixer
Jim Willis .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Helmut Gräf .... special effects (as Helmut Graef)
Fernando Pérez .... special effects
 
Stunts
Calvin Spencer .... stunt double: Lloyd Bridges
Ken Buckle .... stunts (uncredited)
Peter Diamond .... stunts (uncredited)
Billy Horrigan .... stunts (uncredited)
Tony Smart .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chico Klein .... electrician
Viktor Korger .... camera operator: second unit
Dudley Lovell .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Peter Boyle .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Ken Buckle .... wrangler
Peter Diamond .... sword master
Kay Rawlings .... continuity
Otto Retzer .... location manager
Calvin Spencer .... double: Lloyd Bridges
Julio Vallejo .... executive assistant to producer
Irmi von Rüxleben .... production secretary
 

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The 5th Musketeer" - USA (poster title)
See more »
Runtime:
UK:116 min | USA:104 min
Language:
Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The last theatrical film to star Olivia de Havilland.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of The Iron Mask (1962)See more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
18 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
sexed-up version, cut in US, 4 January 2006
Author: Stefan Kahrs from Canterbury, England

In many ways, this is an unnecessary re-telling of a story we have seen realized many times before (and since), and often filmed better. It was certainly not Beau Bridges's finest hour.

What was unusual and certainly the major selling point of the film was that the leading ladies (Andress and Kristel) would shed their clothes on quite a few occasions. As this film's US rating is PG and as the American running time is 12 minutes shorter than the British 15-rated release (which is the one I saw) it is highly likely that most if not all nudity was cut from the American version. Which is a shame as this is the only proper reason to watch this film.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (14 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for The Fifth Musketeer (1979)

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
The Man in the Iron Mask The Man in the Iron Mask The Man in the Iron Mask The Return of the Musketeers The Three Musketeers
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Adventure section IMDb Austria section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.