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Highlander: The Source (2007)

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 ...
Security Guard
Laurynas Jurgelis ...
Boy in Stadium
Geoffrey T. Bersey ...
Brother Radu (as Geofry Bersey)
Antanas Surgailis ...
Monk 1
Laimutis Leonas Ciunis ...
Monk 2
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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19 August 2007 (UK)  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This is the first live-action "Highlander" film in which the villain's name does not begin with the letter K. In Highlander (1986), Highlander II: The Quickening (1991), Highlander: The Final Dimension (1994), and Highlander: Endgame (2000), the villains were named Kurgan, Katana, Kane, and Kell, respectively. (The animated film Highlander: The Search for Vengeance (2007) also featured a villain whose name does not begin with the letter K, but it was produced after "Highlander: The Source," despite being released first.) See more »

Goofs

Methos and Giovanni clearly know who the Guardian is when they are talking via their computers. However, when they all go to speak to the Elder, they seem to have no idea who he is as the Elder tells the story of his becoming the Guardian of the Source. See more »

Quotes

Cardinal Giovanni: I thought God wouldn't let this happen to a true Christian.
Methos: You know, Giovanni, I saw Christ teach, I saw Christ heal, you, you self centered son of a bitch, are NO Christian!
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Follows Highlander: The Adventure Begins (1994) See more »

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The movie is so bad, you can't stop watching it!
16 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought that Highlander II and the animated Highlander series were the most horrible incarnations ever created, but Highlander: The Source proved to be truly horrible and might win the award for "Worst Highlander Film Ever." The dialogue reads like unedited fanfic, continuity gaps and non-sequiturs are frequent, the special effects are laughable (as in, so bad that they induce involuntary laughter), and the sword fighting sequences -- which make Highlander what it is -- are too painful to watch.

The sad thing is that there was a lot of potential for this story. The overall effect was a movie worthy of a showing on Mystery Science Theater 3000.

I watched this on the Sci-Fi channel, which means that I didn't have to shell out money for a movie rental or a theater viewing, but it still cost me dearly: two hours of my life have been spent. I could have spent that time at the pub, but oh no. I didn't even have the foresight to bring home some beer to dull my senses and make the movie seem to be enjoyable. Highlander had been that much redeemed since Highlander II that I didn't even consider the possibility that it would be a bomb. That reminds me: this movie demands the development of a drinking game.


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