MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 185 this week

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982)

TV Movie  -   -  Romance | Drama | Action  -  9 November 1982 (USA)
7.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.7/10 from 3,181 users  
Reviews: 76 user | 5 critic

During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(teleplay), (novels) (as Baroness Orczy)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 26 Aug 2011
 
a list of 39 titles
created 16 Nov 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 23 Jan 2012
 
a list of 43 titles
created 30 Jun 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Movie 1982)

The Scarlet Pimpernel (TV Movie 1982) on IMDb 7.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Scarlet Pimpernel.

User Polls

Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Paris is Burning! Under the Iron Fist of Robespierre hundreds are executed, by the swift and bloodstained guillotine. Through these acts of injustice a new heroism is born - The League of The Scarlet Pimpernel.

Director: Hanns Schwarz
Stars: Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart, Margaretta Scott
Ivanhoe (TV Movie 1982)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This is a remake of Walter Scott's Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, the champion of justice returns to England after the holy wars. He find England under the reign of Prince ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Camfield
Stars: James Mason, Anthony Andrews, Sam Neill
Walter (TV Movie 1982)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A man with learning difficulties suffers neglect and ill-treatment, and this is only exasperated when his parents die and nobody seems to know what to do with him.

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Ian McKellen, Barbara Jefford, Arthur Whybrow
Walter and June (TV Movie 1983)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Ian McKellen, Sarah Miles, Debby Bishop
The Woman He Loved (TV Movie 1988)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Charles Jarrott
Stars: Anthony Andrews, Jane Seymour, Olivia de Havilland
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Miles
Stars: Ian McKellen, Janet Suzman, Ava Gardner
Edward II (TV Movie 1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The reign of Edward II, King of England, is troubled from the start when he brings his male lover, hated by the nobles, out of exile.

Directors: Richard Marquand, Toby Robertson
Stars: Ian McKellen, Timothy West, Diane Fletcher
Countdown to War (TV Movie 1989)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Based on a play, the story details the dramatic negotiations between UK, France, Poland, Nazi-Germany and USSR from the day Czechoslovakia fell, until Britain's declaration of war on Germany caused by Hitler's invasion of Poland.

Director: Patrick Lau
Stars: Ian McKellen, Michael Aldridge, Tony Britton
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Richard Stanton
Stars: Dustin Farnum, Winifred Kingston, William Burress
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Directors: Richard Cottrell, Toby Robertson
Stars: Ian McKellen, Timothy West, Robert Eddison
Hamlet I (TV Movie 1970)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Director: David Giles
Stars: Faith Brook, Susan Fleetwood, Ian McKellen
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
James Villiers ...
Baron de Batz
Eleanor David ...
Louise
Malcolm Jamieson ...
Denis Lill ...
Ann Firbank ...
Richard Morant ...
...
...
Count de Beaulieu
...
John Quarmby ...
Ponceau
Gordon Gostelow ...
Duval
Carol MacReady ...
Mme. Duval
Edit

Storyline

During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower), snatches French aristos from the jaws of the guillotine, while posing as the foppish Sir Percy Blakeney in society. Percy falls for and marries the beautiful actress Marguerite St. Just, but she is involved with Chauvelin and Robespierre, and Percy's marriage to her may endanger the Pimpernel's plans to save the little Dauphin. Written by Kathy Li

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Romance | Drama | Action

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 November 1982 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A skarlát virág  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

John Quarmby worked two weeks. See more »

Goofs

During the ride to the picnic, tracks from mowing equipment can be seen in the neatly cut grass. See more »

Quotes

Count de Tournay: Robespierre? I'd sooner trust a snake.
See more »

Connections

Version of The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
This is one of the best movies ever.
27 July 2004 | by (Queensland, Australia) – See all my reviews

The Scarlet Pimpernel is one of the best movies I have ever seen, & I have seen a lot!!!! It shows life in the French Revolution, and what it was truly like, it follows the book, the Scarlet Pimpernel very well, and the actors chosen were perfect for their parts, especially Anthony Andrews, and Sir Ian McKellan. Though it does seem strange seeing "Gandalph" from the Lord of The Rings trilogy, playing the bad guy. I love the ending of this movie, especially the "execution" with the Scarlet Pimpernel's own men, and the sword fight. The scarlet Pimpernel really is "The Master Of disguise". so many different faces, you ca never tell if it really is him, or someone else. i wish there was a sequel to this movie, even though it probably wouldn't be as good.


9 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
An old question, but one I like smileforsarah
Favourite scenes? Flippitygibbit
Anthony Andrews has stolen my underage heart... coffeecrisp89
Are the other versions good? texjoy777
I love the music dianekistler
Mistake? alwagner83
Discuss The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?