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Lorna Doone (1990)

John Ridd was just a boy when the villainous Carver Doone callously murdered his father. Now a young man, John has two driving passions: his thirst for revenge against the outlaw Doones, ... See full summary »


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R.D. Blackmore (novel), Matthew Jacobs

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael MacKenzie Michael MacKenzie ... John Ridd's Father
Andrew Ferguson Andrew Ferguson ... Young John
Sean Bean ... Carver Doone
Claire Madden Claire Madden ... Young Lorna
Clive Owen ... John Ridd
Paul Young Paul Young ... Neighbour
Jane Gurnett Jane Gurnett ... Annie Ridd
Billie Whitelaw ... Sarah Ridd
Polly Walker ... Lorna Doone
Miles Anderson ... Tom Faggus
Kenneth Haigh ... Judge Jeffreys
Euan Grant MacLachlan Euan Grant MacLachlan ... Ensie Doone
Robert Stephens ... Sir Ensor Doone
Martin Heller Martin Heller ... Priest
Rachel Kempson ... Lady Dugal


John Ridd was just a boy when the villainous Carver Doone callously murdered his father. Now a young man, John has two driving passions: his thirst for revenge against the outlaw Doones, and his love for the beautiful Lorna, daughter of his sworn enemies. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

26 December 1990 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Força de uma Paixão See more »

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Production Co:

Thames Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Bad, bad, cheap and cheesy!
10 August 2005 | by rachandbenSee all my reviews

I have 2 words for you. Sean Bean. He is the only worthwhile presence in this film. But even so, don't see this movie. Even though he is good as the main villain, you don't want to waste your time.

I didn't care about the characters (except the little boy) and in fact, I didn't really care if the star crossed lovers ended up together or died. The movie did not make me care or BELIEVE that these people cared about each other at all. I have read a lot of "classic" novels after seeing the movies and this movie made me not even want to read the book. The story seems so boring. But I may go ahead and read it to try to redeem the story in my head.

Stay away from Lorna Doone. The actress who played Lorna was also in Sense and Sensibility and she was much better in that. Watch Sharpe, Horatio Hornblower, A & E has great movies of novels like Pride and Prejudice. Or miniseries like the Forsyte Saga. Check them out, don't bother with Lorna Doone.

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