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Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001)
"Hornblower: Retribution" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Drama | War  -  15 April 2001 (USA)
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Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.

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Before taking the Renown back to Jamaica for their court martial on charges of mutiny, Hornblower, Kennedy, and Bush convince an insecure and indecisive Lt. Buckland, now acting captain, that it would be appropriate to launch a surprise attack on the Spanish fortress at Santo Domingo. Matters are complicated when the inept Buckland incurs the enmity of the local rebels, who now regard them as enemies too. Captain Sawyer's increasing paranoia, deserting seamen, Buckland's growing jealousy of Hornblower, and the duplicity of the Spaniards all complicate the already perilous situation. Written by Gabe Taverney {duke1029@aol.com}

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Both Ioan Gruffudd and David Warner starred in Titanic (1997). See more »

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After Wellard dies he is clearly still breathing. See more »

Quotes

Capt. James Sawyer: Mr. Wellard, I know who pushed me.
[Handing him his pistol]
Capt. James Sawyer: Here!
[as the Spaniards are breaking through the door]
Capt. James Sawyer: At least one of us can face the enemy with a clear head!
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Follows Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998) See more »

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The best till now
28 April 2001 | by (Apeldoorn, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

The 'Mutiny' and 'Retribution' parts of the Hornblower series are the best till now. Even when the books do not develop characters much, and the previous parts give some lines, it is in these two parts that the series comes to an height. Good acting and beautiful photography, and a good story; it all makes this series worth watching, and especially these parts. Themes like good leadership, loyalty, honour, friendship are in potential not very easy to be communicated in these times, but in this case it is done in the right and proper way... never overdone, never unbalanced. In short, a good cast, nice story, good photography, good plot, very good acting: *****


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