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Black Arrow (1985)

In 15th century England, a civil war called Wars of the Roses is being fought between two rival houses who want the throne. Fresh from battle, a knight finds his family dead. He joins the outlaws led by the Black Arrow to seek justice.

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Joanna
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Sir Daniel
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Warwick
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Black Arrow
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Sir Oliver Oates
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Lawless
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Scar (as Adolf Sambrell)
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Hannah
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In England, during the 15th century, many lords and noblemen vie for the throne.Among the contenders, two of the most powerful nobles fight a bitter war among one another.Sir Daniel is the head of the House of York while Sir Henry is the head of the House of Lancaster.Among all the English nobles,they stand the best chance of becoming the next king of England, given their wealth and power.But there can only be one monarch.The two Houses go to war. Each House chooses a symbol.The House of York chooses a white rose while the House of Lancaster chooses a red rose.The Earl of Warwick is the sitting monarch's advisor but he already starts to plot against the king in a secret alliance with Sir Daniel.The only party not having anything to gain from either House acceding to the throne is the English populace facing ever increasing royal taxes.However, a mysterious champion of the poor and the oppressed has appeared on the scene, attacking and killing any tax collecting officials and their ... Written by nufs68

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6 January 1985 (USA)  »

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Black Arrow - Krieg der Rosen  »

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The only time Disney released a movie by exploitation producer Harry Alan Towers. See more »

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Version of The Black Arrow (1972) See more »

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Fun film
15 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

If you can find this film it is fun to watch. One of the few Disney Live actions worth owning in my opinion. Not brilliant mind you but it is a lot of fun and there is certainly much much worse out there. This is one of my non-toon Disney favorites!


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