MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,966 this week

The Return of the Musketeers (1989)

6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 2,078 users  
Reviews: 22 user | 7 critic

It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort.... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (book)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 23 May 2011
 
a list of 1415 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 1319 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 2555 titles
created 6 months ago
 
list image
a list of 34 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Return of the Musketeers (1989)

The Return of the Musketeers (1989) on IMDb 6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Return of the Musketeers.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Man in the Iron Mask (TV Movie 1977)
Adventure | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story of Louis XIV of France and his attempts to keep his identical twin brother Philippe imprisoned away from sight and knowledge of the public, and Philippe's rescue by the aging ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Newell
Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Patrick McGoohan, Louis Jourdan
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The Four Musketeers defend the queen and her dressmaker from Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.

Director: Richard Lester
Stars: Michael York, Raquel Welch, Oliver Reed
The Three Musketeers (TV Mini-Series 1966)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

3 boys who grew up together fight as vigilanties in their small village.

Stars: Jeremy Brett, Brian Blessed, Jeremy Young
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A "prequel" of sorts to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," chronicling the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.

Director: Richard Lester
Stars: William Katt, Tom Berenger, Jeff Corey
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A young swordsman comes to Paris and faces villains, romance, adventure and intrigue with three Musketeer friends.

Director: Richard Lester
Stars: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain
Royal Flash (1975)
Adventure | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Ne'er-do-well Harry Flashman is coerced by Otto von Bismark into impersonating a prince.

Director: Richard Lester
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates, Florinda Bolkan
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Paul McCartney lost his mother when he was only 14. His father was also a musician and gave him a trumpet as his first musical instrument. Inspired by Little Richard, McCartney was ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lester
Stars: Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison
Get Back (1991)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

As part of Paul McCartney's World Tour, this video provides examples of the band on stage, and the antics associated with just such a major undertaking.

Director: Richard Lester
Stars: Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, Robbie McIntosh
Cuba (1979)
Adventure | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista's army against Castro's guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous plantation owner.

Director: Richard Lester
Stars: Sean Connery, Brooke Adams, Jack Weston
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades thwart the plans of Royal Prime Minister Richelieu to usurp the King's power.

Director: George Sidney
Stars: Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In England, the times are a changing: it's mods and rockers. On the day Nancy gets off the London train, cases in hand, looking for the YWCA, Colin has had enough of missing out on the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Lester
Stars: Rita Tushingham, Ray Brooks, Michael Crawford
Smokescreen (1988)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Martin Lavut
Stars: Kim Cattrall, Matt Craven, Kim Coates
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Eusebio Lázaro ...
Duke of Beaufort (as Eusebio Lazaro)
...
David Birkin ...
...
...
Cyrano de Bergerac (as Jean Pierre Cassel)
Edit

Storyline

It's 1649: Mazarin hires the impoverished D'Artagnan to find the other musketeers: Cromwell has overthrown the English king, so Mazarin fears revolt, particularly from the popular Beaufort. Porthos, bored with riches and wanting a title, signs on, but Aramis, an abbé, and Athos, a brawler raising an intellectual son, assist Beaufort in secret. When they fail to halt Beaufort's escape from prison, the musketeers are expendable, and Mazarin sends them to London to rescue Charles I. They are also pursued by Justine, the avenging daughter of Milady de Winter, their enemy 20 years ago. They must escape England, avoid Justine, serve the Queen, and secure Beauford's political reforms. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Swashbuckling action, comedy capers and rollicking adventures, bigger and better than ever. They're back... all for one and one for all!


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

25 August 1989 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A testőrök visszatérnek  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Rankcolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Charlton Heston wanted to appear in the film, but his character of Cardinal Richelieu was deceased in the film's setting of 1648. Fortunately, Richard Lester had a painting of Richelieu created, with Heston as the model. This painting is seen in the beginning of the film, and was given to Heston after filming. See more »

Goofs

Cyrano de Bergerac's balloon is much too small to support the men it is seen to carry. See more »

Quotes

Cardinal Mazarin: The people of England will permit anything - except cruelty to horses and a rise in the price of beer.
See more »

Connections

Version of The Man in the Iron Mask (1977) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Has its moments, but you can't help thinking it's a sequel too far
8 January 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Return of The Musketeers is not a bad film as such. However, unfortunately it isn't particularly anything to rave about either. The film does have its good points, such as the beautiful production values, some witty jokes about the ravages of time and a good cast Oliver Reed and Christopher Lee being the standouts. However, it lacks the energy and sparkle that was evident in The Three Musketeers and The Four Musketeers. The pace is rather languid this time round and the action is clumsy. Richard Lester apparently was ill during production and sadly any enthusiasm that made the previous entries so enjoyable isn't here. I am well aware of Roy Kinnear's tragic death, and I was very saddened, but if this was an attempt of "the show must go on", it doesn't come through. I also thought the script was disjointed, the ravages of time jokes aside, and the story while a great idea lacking. Also Thomas C. Howell is very out of place as Athos's son Raoul, who was an unnecessary presence anyway. All in all, has its moments but disappointing and while not the worst sequel of all time it is one that goes too far. 4/10 Bethany Cox


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What happened to the 'h's? Drakeluvr
When do we get Return on DVD? Leo-97
Does anyone know who dubbed for the voice of Roy Kinnear? colinbcjbuk
Richard Chamberlain's intro for The Four Musketeers zeitschik
Vingt Ans Apres (Twenty Years After) mwantman
The Dauphin SaraAutumn
Discuss The Return of the Musketeers (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page