Ivanhoe (1997)

TV Mini-Series  -   -  Adventure | Drama | Romance
7.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.5/10 from 721 users  
Reviews: 20 user | 5 critic

Ivanhoe returning from crusading in the Holy Land to England which is ruled by corrupt Prince John.

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 379 titles
created 05 May 2011
 
a list of 41 titles
created 28 Dec 2012
 
a list of 34 titles
created 09 Sep 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 38 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Ivanhoe" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Ivanhoe (1997– )

Ivanhoe (1997– ) on IMDb 7.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ivanhoe.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1997  
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Young Ivanhoe (TV Movie 1999)
Adventure | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Ralph L. Thomas
Stars: Stacy Keach, Margot Kidder, Nick Mancuso
The Legend of Ivanhoe (Video 1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Stars: John Haverson, Rita Shaver, Clifton Brady
Warrior's End (2009)
Action | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The film Warrior's End is a story of a young prince who has to come to terms with his destiny and grow up quickly in the face of war. While on a forced tour of the northwest border of his ... See full summary »

Director: Bjorn Anderson
Stars: Wayne Bastrup, Mindy Byram, Ricco DiStefano
Action | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Directors: Gilles Grangier, Sergiu Nicolaescu
Stars: Hervé Bellon, John Terry, Mircea Albulescu
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Horror stories by Edgar Allen Poe dramatized and introduced by horror actor Christopher Lee.

Stars: Christopher Lee, Jeremy Crutchley, Patrick Ryecart
William Tell (TV Series 1987)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In this period action series, Wilhelm ('William', several names are anglicized) Tell isn't just a father whose masterly archery saves his boy (Matthew)'s life but more of a Swiss Robin Hood... See full summary »

Stars: Will Lyman, Jeremy Clyde, Nick Brimble
Les rois maudits (TV Mini-Series 1972)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Stars: Gilles Béhat, Hélène Duc, Jean-Luc Moreau
The Man Who Cried (TV Movie 1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Abel Mason is a man caught in a loveless marriage with a harridan wife who constantly berates him and beats their son Dick. When the one woman he loves dies at the hands of her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Whyte
Stars: Ciarán Hinds, Kate Buffery, Amanda Root
Drama

Ivanhoe, a worthy and noble knight, returns to England after the holy wars. He finds England under the reign of Prince John and his henchmen and finds himself being involved in the struggle for the throne of England.

Ivanhoe (TV Mini-Series 1970)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Eric Flynn, Anthony Bate, Clare Jenkins
Ivanhoe (TV Movie 1975)
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A young knight returns to England to discover that King Richard the Lionheart has been replaced by the tyrannical Prince John, while Lady Rowena, his true love, is engaged to another man.

Director: Leif Gram
Stars: Alistair Duncan, Barbara Frawley, Chris Haywood
The Devil's Crown (TV Series 1978)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Stars: Jane Lapotaire, Christopher Gable, John Duttine
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
David Barrass ...
 Hubert (6 episodes, 1997)
...
 Prince John (6 episodes, 1997)
Jimmy Chisholm ...
 Wamba (6 episodes, 1997)
Trevor Cooper ...
 Gurth (6 episodes, 1997)
...
 Brian de Bois-Guilbert (6 episodes, 1997)
David Horovitch ...
 Isaac (6 episodes, 1997)
...
 Rebecca (6 episodes, 1997)
...
 Lady Rowena (6 episodes, 1997)
...
 Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe (6 episodes, 1997)
...
 Cedric (5 episodes, 1997)
Simon Donald ...
 Louis Winkelbrand (5 episodes, 1997)
Rory Edwards ...
 King Richard (5 episodes, 1997)
Aden Gillett ...
 Robin of Locksley (5 episodes, 1997)
Jack Klaff ...
 Malvoisin (5 episodes, 1997)
David Nicholls ...
 Little John (5 episodes, 1997)
...
 Waldemar Fitzurse (5 episodes, 1997)
Chris Walker ...
 Athelstane (5 episodes, 1997)
...
 Prior Aymer (4 episodes, 1997)
...
 Montfitchet (4 episodes, 1997)
...
 Lucas de Beaumanoir (4 episodes, 1997)
Valentine Pelka ...
 Maurice de Bracy (4 episodes, 1997)
Niven Boyd ...
 Oswald (3 episodes, 1997)
...
 Reginald Front de Boeuf (3 episodes, 1997)
...
 Friar Tuck (3 episodes, 1997)
Dermot Keaney ...
 Brother Ambrose (3 episodes, 1997)
Renny Krupinski ...
 Bardon (3 episodes, 1997)
Peter Needham ...
 Abbot (3 episodes, 1997)
Chris Barnes ...
 Priest (2 episodes, 1997)
Cynthia Grenville ...
 Elgitha (2 episodes, 1997)
Ciaran Madden ...
 Urfried (2 episodes, 1997)
...
 Queen Eleanor (2 episodes, 1997)
Martin Walsh ...
 Young guard (2 episodes, 1997)
Edit

Storyline

Ivanhoe returning from crusading in the Holy Land to England which is ruled by corrupt Prince John.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

12 January 1997 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Ajvanho  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Christopher Lee's first acting role for the BBC since 1947. See more »

Goofs

In the second joust at Ashby, they joust with blunted lances. During the charge, the templar's lance clearly lacks the metal end-cap. In the next shot, when he makes contact, the cap is in place. See more »

Quotes

Brian de Bois-Guilbert: ...Now I am rich enough...
Rebecca: To buy me diamonds?
Brian de Bois-Guilbert: To buy you books
See more »

Connections

Version of Ivanhoe (1982) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Best version yet.
3 October 2003 | by (Xanadu) – See all my reviews

I first came in contact with Sir Walter Scott's famed romance, Ivanhoe, through an animated version shown around the holidays. I fell in love with the story (mostly due to the inclusion of Robin Hood) and leapt at the chance to view any version of it, as well as read the original novel. The 1952 version was interesting, but not very faithful. The 1982 version was closer, but Anthony Andrews was a bit wooden and his feathered hair was out of place. This 1997 mini-series finally got it right, with both a faithful adaptation of the story and fine performances.

All the characters are portrayed well and are given greater depth than in the past. Gilbert is not just an evil schemer, he is a man torn by love and hatred. Ivanhoe is torn between two women and despised by his father. Gurd and Wamba are given greater roles and speak for the underclass. Prince John is the true schemer, longing for the kingdom he has watched over while his brother was off playing the soldier. Richard finally gets some of the criticism he deserves for abandoning his subjects for treasure hunts, disguised as "holy wars". Rebecca is wise beyond her years, but torn between a forbidden love of Ivanhoe and the affections of the tormented Gilbert.

This production captures Scott in all his romantic glory, and makes a great attempt at historical accuracy, with the inherent problem that the division of Norman and Saxon was mostly gone by this point in history. Still, we see that medieval life was cheap and conditions less than sanitary, though thankfully not to the point of a Terry Gilliam production. This is well worth viewing.


26 of 28 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The characters in 'Ivanhoe' wimsattm
Fighting scenes and acting skills hedehad
Please, DVD info acubens
Ivanhoe (1997) murdoch1111
Ivanhoe or Robin Hood? elvaago
Question about Front-de-Boeuf's lines chronomentrophobia
Discuss Ivanhoe (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?