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Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)

G | | Action, Adventure, Family | 1977 (UK)
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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.

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Complete credited cast:
... Sinbad
Taryn Power ... Dione
Margaret Whiting ... Zenobia
... Farah
... Melanthius
Kurt Christian ... Rafi
... Hassan
... Kassim
Bruno Barnabe ... Balsora
... Zabid
Salami Coker ... Maroof
... Aboo-Seer
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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! The greatest of all adventurers in his biggest adventure of all! See more »


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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

When approaching the castle of Milanthius, the obvious stand-in for Jane Seymour wears a green dress, while Seymour herself wears blue. See more »

Goofs

As Zenobia is traveling down the ice cavern by boat with her son, she is wearing black gloves in one shot and then in the next, they're gone. Cutting back to the original angle, they're back on once again. See more »

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[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 »

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Followed by Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014) See more »

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7/10 ~ 4/5 ~ Imperfectly Wonderful Ray Harryhausen Fantasy Fun.
10 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Sinbad the Sailor voyages to the mythic northern realm of Hyperborea to restore a caliph from an evil witch's transformation.

Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger, the follow-up to the classics The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, is an uneven conclusion to Ray Harryhausen's celebrated "Sinbad Trilogy". The troubled production began with a draggy script, budgetary restrictions and an inexperienced director; the film as released suffers from choppy editing, over-length and routine music scoring. One animation highlight (the giant walrus) is obscured by an optical snowstorm. The attractive cast performs listlessly and the villain is campy rather than truly menacing, although former "Doctor Who" Patrick Troughton is delightful as a befuddled wizard.

Yet, for all its flaws, Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger remains an entertaining escapade in the old-fashioned Saturday-Matinée tradition. Costuming and settings are colorful and the film looks handsome in widescreen. The quest for the mystical Shrine of the Four Elements has a particularly epic quality with the usual eclectic blend of mythical elements set against the backdrop of the Arabian Nights.

Most importantly, Harryhausen's realistic stop-motion animation is as extraordinary as ever, with two of the animated-puppet creatures -- Kassim the Baboon and Trog the Troglodyte -- successfully functioning as actual communicative characters within the body of the story. Other wonders include insectoid demons, an over-sized mosquito, Minaton the Brass Minotaur and the saber-tooth tiger of the title.

Genuine movie fantasy is a rare commodity, and Ray Harryhausen's vision and conviction shine through the circumstances of production to make this a satisfying final visit to the land beyond Beyond.


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