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Lionheart (1987)

 -  Adventure | Drama  -  August 1987 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Black Prince
Nicola Cowper ...
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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August 1987 (USA)  »

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Lionheart: The Children's Crusade  »

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This is the final film that composer Jerry Goldsmith would compose for Director and personal friend, Franklin J. Schaffner, who would direct one more film before his passing in 1989. See more »

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Referenced in Kingdom of Heaven (2005) See more »

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Raise the music volume!
24 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Muffle the Background music? You're kidding right? The music to this film is enough reason to try to hunt down the movie or soundtrack. This was the last film scored by Jerry Goldsmith for director Franklin J. Scaffner. They lowered the music in and out which was wrong because the film needs the music. It's not as bad as everyone says it is. Sure it drags but it's nice to see an original idea about the Crusades where Richard I is not the center of the movie. It has flaws but it's still entertaining. It's overdue for DVD since most movies from the 80s are released with no special features anyway (widescreen please). I'd rather watch this than the recent garbage like Kingdom of Heaven.


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