5.3/10
745
9 user 4 critic

Lionheart (1987)

A young knight sets out to join King Richard's crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's ... See full summary »

Writers:

Menno Meyjes (screenplay), Richard Outten (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Welcome Home (1989)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Jake died in Vietnam; his family mourned him, then moved on. When he reappears, quite alive, the question is, what must he do and how will his family respond to him?

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Stars: Kris Kristofferson, JoBeth Williams, Sam Waterston
Sphinx (1981)
Adventure | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Egyptologist Erica Baron finds more than she bargained for during her long-planned trip to The Land of the Pharoahs: murder, theft, betrayal, love, and a mummy's curse.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Stars: Lesley-Anne Down, Frank Langella, Maurice Ronet
Yes, Giorgio (1982)
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A famous opera singer, Giorgio Fini, loses his voice during an American tour. He goes to a female throat specialist, Pamela Taylor, whom he falls in love with.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Stars: Luciano Pavarotti, Kathryn Harrold, Eddie Albert
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In a complex piece of espionage the Russian secret service attempts to kidnap a high ranking officer in the CIA and replace him with a double of its own.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Stars: Yul Brynner, Britt Ekland, Clive Revill
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An isolated sculptor is visited by his three sons just before the start of WWII.

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Stars: George C. Scott, David Hemmings, Gilbert Roland
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Stars: Henry Fonda, Lucille Ball, Mort Sahl
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Stoltz ... Robert Nerra
Gabriel Byrne ... Black Prince
Nicola Cowper ... Blanche
Dexter Fletcher ... Michael
Deborah Moore ... Mathilda (as Deborah Barrymore)
Nicholas Clay ... Charles De Montfort
Bruce Purchase Bruce Purchase ... Simon Nerra
Neil Dickson ... King Richard
Penny Downie ... Madelaine
Nadim Sawalha ... Selim
John Franklyn-Robbins John Franklyn-Robbins ... The Abbot
Chris Pitt Chris Pitt ... Odo
Matthew Sim ... Hugo
Paul Rhys ... Mayor of the Underground City
Sammi Davis ... Baptista
Edit

Storyline

A young knight sets out to join King Richard's crusaders. Along the way, he encounters The Black Prince who captures children and sells them as slaves to the Muslims. It is Robert Narra's sworn duty to protect the children and lead them to safety. Written by Kevin Michael Papineau <kp@parse.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A timeless evil. A warrior lost. A mystical quest. See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Hungary | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 August 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lionheart: The Children's Crusade See more »

Filming Locations:

Hungary See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the final film that composer Jerry Goldsmith would compose for the director and his personal friend, Franklin J. Schaffner, who would direct one more film, Welcome Home (1989) before his death on July 2, 1989 at the age of 69. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Kingdom of Heaven (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Outstanding
13 August 2003 | by koohiiSee all my reviews

This is probably the best fantasy movie set in a historical period that has been made. The story does not insult the audience by assuming they are ignorant, and requires that people actually pay attention.

Yes, the accents aren't entirely accurate. Yes, some things are not explained. Tough. The arms, armor, and tactics are accurate and properly executed. The duel between Robert and Matilda is both amusing and impressive. No Wirefu, no anachronistic eastern martial arts, nothing in the movie that doesn't belong.

Music is also excellent, and unlike LadyHawk, appropriate to the feel of the movie.

The only reason I can figure for this movie not being a bigger success is that people confused it with the Jean Clod Van-Dummie movie of the same name.


7 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed