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Highlander: The Source (2007)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy  |  19 August 2007 (UK)
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Duncan MacLeod and his fellow Immortals quest to locate the Grail of their world.

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Anna Teshemka
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The Guardian
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Zai Jie
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Reggie Weller
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Cardinal Giovanni
Patrice Naiambana ...
The Elder
Sakalas Uzdavinys ...
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Laurynas Jurgelis ...
Boy in Stadium
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Brother Radu (as Geofry Bersey)
Antanas Surgailis ...
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Laimutis Leonas Ciunis ...
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Rolandas Boravskis ...
Jurgis
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Storyline

The world is falling into chaos. As he roams a crumbling city, Duncan MacLeod, the Highlander, remembers happier times before the love of his life left... Hopeless and alone, MacLeod finds his way to a band of immortal companions, including his mysterious friend Methos, and a mortal, Watcher Joe Dawson. Together this small group sets out on a quest to find the origin of the first Immortal and The Source of their immortality. Written by Davis & panzer Productions

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In a world without end, their will is eternal. But a quest for the source of immortality will awaken the Guardian.


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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Highlander 5  »

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David Abramowitz was called in to rework the original script by Stephen Kelvin Watkins after the producers had doubts about whether it would work. Abramowitz did a major overhaul of the script in an effort to bring it more in line with prior Highlander mythos, but the producers later changed their mind and largely re-instated Watkins' original script, keeping only a few of the modifications Abramowitz made. While the initial, leaked cut of the film credited Abramowitz as a co-writer, he was so displeased with the results that he took his name off of the final version. See more »

Goofs

The Elder says that as the immortals get closer to the Source, they will grow weaker and lose their immortality. However, when Duncan reaches the Source, he suddenly gains super-speed. This is even dumber because the Guardian flat-out states that the Source is filling him with energy. See more »

Quotes

Duncan MacLeod: You're an asshole.
Methos: I never said I was deep.
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What the hell happened
15 August 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i gained a copy of this months back and have to say that they did something wrong with this film. There is nothing special about it, its seems half ass way of producing it with the effects and location, gives the feeling they had £20 to play with and they seemed to have gained £19.99 back in change.

the effects of the head slicing is better and i was surprised it happened, but from that the special effects are half ass , the story line is boring and tiring , there is not one single section of the story or visual that makes you actually want to stay in the cinema to watch the film, it simply gives you the feeling of when you were watching a bad b movie in the 80's where the budget was extremely low and with no talent behind the camera.

considering AP took over production near the end f the TV series i was strongly expecting lots more from this.... Has he lost his touch has producing become to much of a stressing situation. Hell the team and even him don't seem to be bothered with doing the production notes and b lo g on their own official site, so from that are we to take it they are re doing the whole thing to actually drill in some intelligent action with a spot of special effects and dash of story line that will blow our socks off, or should we take it that they simply have given up and are now hoping they can get away wit the slow progress of a crappiest produced film of the 21st century and I've now just read that its in fact going straight to sci-fi channel, How pathetic is that Im highly saddened by this because this was going to be the ultimate film for me to watch, I've been a highlander series fan for years and just gained the box set, so to know that they have simply destroyed and made a film worse than end game is soul destroying.


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