The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999)

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During the turmoil of the French Revolution, English aristocrat Percy Blakeney, often aided by his League of friends, secretly undertakes various daring missions as the Scarlet Pimpernel.

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 Sir Percy Blakeney / ... (6 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Robespierre (6 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Planchet (5 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Prince of Wales / ... (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Arturo Mazarini / ... (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Fisher (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Sir William Wetherby (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Lady Marguerite Blakeney (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Sir Andrew Ffoulkes (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Chauvelin (3 episodes, 1999)
Beth Goddard ...
 Lady Suzanne Ffoulkes / ... (3 episodes, 1999)
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 Fumier (3 episodes, 1999)
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During the turmoil of the French Revolution, English aristocrat Percy Blakeney, often aided by his League of friends, secretly undertakes various daring missions as the Scarlet Pimpernel.

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24 January 1999 (UK)  »

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A vörös Pimpernel  »

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As of 2014, none of the episodes from the second season have ever been released for purchase in North America. See more »

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Percy: Clean bowled by God, sir! That's a cricketing expression, Monsieur Shuffle-on.
Chauvelin: Chauvelin.
Percy: Whatever.
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Version of The Fighting Pimpernel (1950) See more »

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hilarious, fun movie!
17 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

Well I knew this wasn't going to be faithful to the book -- and it definitely wasn't! -- but who cares, movies rarely are anyway, and I was expecting it to be unfaithful to the book. I thought it was hilarious!!! It's just a fun movie, so I suggest that you shouldn't take it seriously and condemn it as sacrilege just because it's a different take on the legendary Scarlet Pimpernel. Richard E. Grant is just hilarious as Percy -- he plays him as a foppish dandy, and it is the funniest thing. I didn't see what was so bad about Elizabeth McGovern. I loved the great one-liners between Percy and his wife. "I know he loves me!" LOL!!!


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