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Lionheart (1987)

PG  |   |  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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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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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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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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Oh, this one comes SO close!..
10 February 1999 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

This movie is perfect in almost every way, but one thing ruins it. First the good stuff: we have action, romance, evil, great locations and sets, a great Jerry Goldsmith score, and an original plot: what happens to children in war?

So how come the movie doesn't work? It's the pace. Everything in this movie happens at AN INCREDIBLY SLOW PACE. You'll get impatient and frustrated. And that ruins the wonderful feel everything else has built up.

What a shame. What a real shame.


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