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Sharpe's Battle (1995)

When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within.

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When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within.

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The white and blue muslin day dress worn by Allie Byrne (Lady Kiely) 'Samantha Bond' is the same costume worn by (Maria Bertram) while walking with Mr. Crawford in Mansfield Park (1983), and by Felicity Jones (Catherine Morland) while reading in Bath in Northanger Abbey (2007). See more »

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Around 43m30s there is a crew member wearing a white shirt and blue shorts visible on the left hand side of the shot watching the fight scene. See more »

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Kiely: [after being stabbed by Loup] You have killed me, sir.
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Followed by Sharpe's Mission (1996) See more »

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Over the Hills and Far Away
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Sean Bean and Sharpe are in top form
30 May 2004 | by (Williamsburg, VA) – See all my reviews

Sean Bean and Richard Sharpe are in top form here. The film is gritty, it gives Sharpe some of his classic "I'm going to make soldiers out of you" speeches, the supporting characters among the Riflemen have a lot to do, and there are some fairly hard-hitting, realistic looks at politics, war, and the "Irish Troubles" along the way. Plus Sharpe does not end up bedding every woman in sight, which is a lot closer to the books than some of the other Sharpe films which end up making Sharpe a Napoleonic era James Bond who sleeps with every woman within 1000 miles. The Sharpe films are very variable, and some of them are lot weaker and cheesier than others. This one is one of the good ones.


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