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Lionheart (1987)

A young knight sets out to join King Richard's crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Black Prince
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Blanche
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Michael
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Mathilda (as Deborah Barrymore)
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Charles De Montfort
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Simon Nerra
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Madelaine
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Selim
John Franklyn-Robbins ...
The Abbot
Chris Pitt ...
Odo
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Hugo
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Mayor of the Underground City
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Baptista
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A young knight sets out to join King Richard's crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's sworn duty to protect the children and lead them to safety. Written by Kevin Michael Papineau <kp@parse.com>

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He has the fire of his sword. And the courage of his youth. See more »

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14 August 1987 (USA)  »

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Lionheart: The Children's Crusade  »

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Inspired loosely on an event that took place in 1212 called "The Children's Crusade", when a French boy tried to lead a large group of children to the Holy Land. However, most either died on the way or were sold into slavery when they reached North Africa on the way to Jerusalem. Similar events are said to have occurred at the same time around Germany. See more »

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Referenced in Kingdom of Heaven (2005) See more »

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This is a great movie about the effects of war on everyone.
20 January 2003 | by (Casper, Wyoming) – See all my reviews

Lionheart is a great film about what happens to everyone, particularly children, during war. As a knight makes his way to join King Richard on the Crusades, he picks up a band of children, which he must protect from the Black Knight. The Black Night wants these children as slaves. Follow the band of children and their lord as they try to beat the odds and make it to King Richard.


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