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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Romance | TV Movie 4 February 1982
A disfigured man is feared and tormented by the townspeople of Notre Dame, but he has a sensitive nature of which few are aware.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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Cast

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Dom Claude Frollo
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Clopin Trouillefou
Gerry Sundquist ...
Pierre Gringoire
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Philippe
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Charmolue
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Phoebus
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Esmeralda
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Magistrate at Esmeralda's Trial
Roland Culver ...
Bishop of Paris
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Simone
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Tavernkeeper
Joseph Blatchley ...
Albert
Dave Hill ...
Coppenhole
Donald Eccles ...
Judge
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Storyline

Quasimodo, the hunchback bellringer of Notre Dame's cathedral meets a beautiful gypsy dancer, Esmeralda, and falls in love with her. So does Quasimodo's guardian, the archdeacon of the cathedral, and a poor street poet. But Esmeralda's in love with a handsome soldier. But when a mob mistakes her for a witch, it's up to Quasimodo to rescue her and claim sanctuary for her in the cathedral. Written by Kathy Li

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Evil Is The Eye Of The Beholder

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Drama | Horror | Romance

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4 February 1982 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (#31.2)  »

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Trivia

Quasimodo's make-up took five hours. Sir Anthony Hopkins was required to report to the set at 3 a.m. See more »

Goofs

The number of coins in Esmeralda's tambourine as she dances. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Quasimodo: Why?
[the word reverbs while Quasimodo falls to his death]
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Connections

Version of Esmeralda (1922) See more »

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One Of The Best
14 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame is one of the best movies of all time. A balance of epic action and character is woven into a piece of great story telling. Every minute works and builds to the next. Perfect from beginning to end and deserves to be set next to Citizen Kane. Tragically it was not done for the big screen and couldn't get an Oscar.


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