4 user

Legend of the Champions (1983)

| Thriller | TV Movie
A secret agent is interrogated by his superiors on suspicion of being a double agent and being involved with a Tibetan guru who has supernatural powers.


Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Champions (1968–1969)
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team was to investigate ... See full summary »

Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt
The Aphrodite Inheritance (TV Mini-Series 1979)
Drama | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

When British Engineer Barry Collier is injured in an accident in Cyprus his brother David flies out only to find he has died. It soon becomes apparent that Barry Collier was involved with ... See full summary »

Stars: Alexandra Bastedo, Peter McEnery, Stefan Gryff
The Adventurer (1972–1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Basically an updating of Gene Barry's "Amos Burke, Secret Agent" character, Gene Bradley is a wealthy government agent, who, posing as an American movie star, travels the globe in search of... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Barry Morse, Catherine Schell
Estigma (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The death of Sebastian's father engenders in him pathological fears and hallucinations. His death wishes seem to cause horrible accidents, which he is unable to control. When his older ... See full summary »

Director: José Ramón Larraz
Stars: Christian Borromeo, Alexandra Bastedo, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba
Department S (1969–1970)
Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An elite department within Interpol, Department S inherited those cases which the other member groups had failed to solve. The brains of the group was Jason King, a hedonistic maverick who ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Wyngarde, Joel Fabiani, Rosemary Nicols
Certificate: M Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Scotland Yard Superintendent Cooper-Smith investigates the suspicious looking Emberday estate where the Emberday family and an order of nuns reside.

Director: Cyril Frankel
Stars: Stewart Granger, Susan Hampshire, Robert Morley
Next of Kin (1995–1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Maggie and Andrew are looking forward to retiring to France when their orphaned grandchildren, who they barely know, become their wards. The children are hostile, peculiar eaters and Maggie... See full summary »

Stars: Penelope Keith, William Gaunt, Ann Gosling
The Starlost (TV Series 1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A group of humans must explore a vast starship in order to find the controls to save it from destruction.

Stars: Keir Dullea, Gay Rowan, Robin Ward


Cast overview:
The Interrogator
Old Man


A secret agent is interrogated by his superiors on suspicion of being a double agent and being involved with a Tibetan guru who has supernatural powers.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

china | spy | See All (2) »







Also Known As:

A Lenda dos Campeões  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Edited from The Champions: The Interrogation (1969) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Comments on Legend of the Champions (1983)
7 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This TV movie was culled from two separate episodes of the ITC British series, The Champions (1967), starring Stuart Damon (Craig Sterling), Alexandra Bastedo (Sharron Macready), William Gaunt (Richard Barrett) and costarring Anthony Nicholls (Tremayne). The two episodes, The Beginning - worked as a pilot, insofar as it explains who the three lead characters are and how they become The Champions. The action that takes place in the TV movie combines scenes from this first episode spliced, in bits and pieces format with the 18th episode, The Interrogation, in which Craig Sterling is kept in isolation and systematically "grilled" by a Nemesis operative who is trying to determine whether or not Sterling has become a double agent. Throughout the questioning sessions, Sterling is kept off balance with drugs, and other physical and psychological ploys, all in an attempt to help the interrogator (Colin Blakely) get to the "truth".

Having seen the movie a number of times, I can see why anyone would experience confusion or displeasure. Whoever decided to use Episode 18 with The Beginning did not do the viewers any favors. I can only recommend that any person who has recollection of this '60's TV show, and wants to relive those "good-old-days" spend the $50 or so and buy The Champions, which is available on DVD. I've been watching the episodes, in sequence, and have been enjoying them, immensely. Sharron Macready really gives Emma Peel a good run for her money, and as far as I'm concerned, that's really saying something!!

13 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Legend of the Champions (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: