MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 581 this week

Rob Roy (1995)

6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 30,849 users   Metascore: 55/100
Reviews: 122 user | 43 critic | 19 from Metacritic.com

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the ... See full summary »

Writer:

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

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 02 Dec 2010
 
a list of 30 titles
created 02 Mar 2011
 
a list of 31 titles
created 08 Apr 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 04 Sep 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Rob Roy" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Rob Roy (1995)

Rob Roy (1995) on IMDb 6.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Rob Roy.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.

Director: Neil Jordan
Stars: Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Julia Roberts
Ethan Frome (1993)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, it is about a husband and wife (Ethan and Zeena), who need an extra hand around the house due to Zeena's debilitated body and constant ... See full summary »

Director: John Madden
Stars: Liam Neeson, Patricia Arquette, Gil Rood
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two parents deal with the effects when their son is accused of murdering his girlfriend.

Director: Barbet Schroeder
Stars: Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Edward Furlong
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In 1959 Brighton, disgraced cop turned private detective Tony Aaron works largely on falsifying adulteries for use as evidence in divorce cases. He involves his wife as the fictional ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Moore
Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura San Giacomo, Kenneth Cranham
Ruby Cairo (1992)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

When Bessie Faro's husband Johnny dies in a plane crash in Veracruz, Mexico, she finds that his air cargo business is deeply in the red. When she visits the airline's terminal in Veracruz, ... See full summary »

Director: Graeme Clifford
Stars: Andie MacDowell, Liam Neeson, Viggo Mortensen
Rob Roy (1913)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Henry J. Vernot
Stars: Jack W. Johnston, Nancy Avril, Robert Frazer
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Andrew Keir ...
...
...
Gilbert Martin ...
Vicki Masson ...
Gilly Gilchrist ...
Iain
...
Gregor
Ewan Stewart ...
Coll
...
Sibbald
Brian McArthur ...
Ranald
Edit

Storyline

In the highlands of Scotland in the 1700s, Rob Roy tries to lead his small town to a better future, by borrowing money from the local nobility to buy cattle to herd to market. When the money is stolen, Rob is forced into a Robin Hood lifestyle to defend his family and honour. Written by Rob Hartill

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Honor made him a man. Courage made him a hero. History made him a Legend


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

7 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rob Roj  »

Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,332,390 (UK) (16 June 1995)

Gross:

£4,003,490 (UK) (14 July 1995)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Appearing in this film netted Tim Roth his biggest paycheck up to that date. See more »

Goofs

When Robert Roy MacGregor hides in the corpse of a Hebrides cow, Montrose's man leading the chase says, "What a stench! Let's get downwind." To get away from an odor, a person needs to place himself upwind, not downwind. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Title Card: At the dawn of the 1700's, famine, disease and the greed of great Noblemen were changing Scotland forever. With many emigrating to the Americas, the centuries-old Clan system was slowly being extinguished. This story symbolises the attempt of the individual to withstand these processes and, even in defeat, retain respect and honour.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Scotland on Screen (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Ailein Duinn
Traditional arrangement by Capercaillie
Additional arrangement by Carter Burwell
Performed by Capercaillie
Solo by Karen Matheson
Capercaillie appears courtesy of Survival Records Ltd
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Great action show, with a moral message.
20 August 2005 | by (victoria bc) – See all my reviews

This is a very good, under-rated action/drama/and slightly historical movie.

The basic story concerns Rob Roy's borrowing of 1000 pounds, its theft, and the problems it causes for his family and indirectly his clansmen.

Cunningham( Tim Roth) is an amazing villain and character in this story. Brutally cold and if you watch his face he seems to be able to turn his eyes off and look completely evil.

Rob Roy (Liam Neeson) is excellent too, but i think the writers used the word "honour" 1 too many times.

The rest of the cast is strong, and the whole movie is very well acted and filmed.

The Action is exciting and the sword play very realistic, but not too gory. The story is good and you really want Rob to win.

All in all just shy of a classic.


20 of 27 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Archibald Cunningham's Father shgttleworth
2 things that really bothered me... jovanja_almassy
Are Brits EVER the good guys? SteveH2002
Only weakness of the movie--Neeson's performance contrarywise
My Top Ten of sword fights in Movie History Rascar-Capac
Sword Fight mabra144
Discuss Rob Roy (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?