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Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)

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Sinbad The Sailor sails to deliver a cursed prince to a dangerous island in the face of deadly opposition from a powerful witch.

Director:

Sam Wanamaker

Writers:

Beverley Cross (screenplay), Beverley Cross (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Patrick Wayne ... Sinbad
Taryn Power Taryn Power ... Dione
Margaret Whiting Margaret Whiting ... Zenobia
Jane Seymour ... Farah
Patrick Troughton ... Melanthius
Kurt Christian Kurt Christian ... Rafi
Nadim Sawalha ... Hassan
Damien Thomas ... Kassim
Bruno Barnabe Bruno Barnabe ... Balsora
Bernard Kay ... Zabid
Salami Coker Salami Coker ... Maroof
David Sterne ... Aboo-Seer
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Storyline

Sinbad must deliver a prince transformed into a monkey to the lands of the Ademaspai to restore him to his human form in time for his coronation. On the way he must contend with the evil witch Zenobia, her son and their magic, and several nasty-looking Ray Harryhausen beasties. Written by Martin H. Booda <booda@datasync.com>

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Sinbad's Biggest Motion Picture Adventure Yet! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

14 July 1977 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Sinbad at the World's End See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

An actor in make-up originally was to play the Troglodyte but animator Ray Harryhausen said they were striving for "that fantasy effect that [King Kong (1933)] had, that wonderful never-neverland of fantasy". So he created the creature himself. See more »

Goofs

When Sinbad sets out to reveal the baboon to Melanthius, Melanthius opts instead to demonstrate his telepathic powers by identifying the concealed creature without looking upon it. As he does so, he describes it as "an arboreal anthropoid of the genus, Papio", a taxonomic classification that would not be established until 1777. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hassan: Come on! Come on, come on, boys. Hey, captain, why the haste? The city will not vanish.
Aboo-Seer: It's not the city of Charak he wishes to see, but someone who dwells within.
Sinbad: After a long voyage, it is good to stretch one's legs.
Hassan: The only good thing about this port is the inn of Abu Jamil the Squint, who, for six months, I have been dreaming of his roasted sheep's eyes.
Aboo-Seer: And I the eyes of his daughter.
Sinbad: You were dreaming of more than her eyes.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits scroll over the crowning ceremony of Prince Kassim. After the credits have scrolled up, we see a shot of brazier of coals. Suddenly, two cat eyes belonging to Zenobia appear. See more »

Connections

Featured in Science Fiction Film Awards (1978) See more »

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good harryhausen fantasy movie
29 December 2005 | by r-c-sSee all my reviews

This is a good, mild, entertaining family-oriented fantasy movie. SFX by Harryhausen are good era & genre-wise. However this movie is not quite a pure SFX extravaganza, but belongs better to a fairy tale, say Krull or else. You get many conventional subplots: * good prince is turned into a baboon while his evil stepmother wants to see her own son becoming Calif. * belle princess in love with the brave sailor Sinbad. * a secret hermit from a mysterious island. * mummies out of hell, giant tigers, a robot minotaur. * only six moons to counter the spell. * a trip through the north pole. etc etc. A nice movie, very easily watchable.


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