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Sharpe's Waterloo (1997)

Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815. Sharpe is assigned... See full summary »

Director:

Tom Clegg

Writers:

Charles Wood, Bernard Cornwell (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Bean ... Richard Sharpe
Daragh O'Malley Daragh O'Malley ... Patrick Harper
Abigail Cruttenden Abigail Cruttenden ... Jane Sharpe
Alexis Denisof ... Rossendale
Cécile Paoli Cécile Paoli ... Lucille
Hugh Fraser ... Wellington
Paul Bettany ... Prince William of Orange
Oliver Tobias ... Rebeque
Neil Dickson ... Uxbridge
Nicholas Irons Nicholas Irons ... Harry Price
Martin Cochrane Martin Cochrane ... Macduff
Jason Salkey ... Harris
John Tams John Tams ... Hagman
Martin Glyn Murray Martin Glyn Murray ... Doggett
Owen Brenman ... Witherspoon
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Storyline

Based on the novel by Bernard Cornwell, "Sharpe's Waterloo" brings maverick British officer Lt. Col. Richard Sharpe to his last fight against the French, in June of 1815. Sharpe is assigned to the Prince of Orange's staff, and is rejoined with Sgt. Harper (retired) and riflemen Hagman and Harris at the famous battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo. Not only must Sharpe deal with incompetent orders from the Prince of Orange, that lead to slaughter, he confronts his wife's lover, Lord Rossendale, in the midst of battle. The film climaxes as Wellington's small army 'holds the line' against Napolean's veteran Imperial Guard. Written by Derek Relf

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

26 August 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sharpe végső ütközete See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK See more »

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Trivia

When the French cavalry charge the British squares, this is based on true fact. The French cavalry made devastatingly unsuccessful attacks on the British squares, though the number of times that they charged is still a heated debate. See more »

Goofs

When marking the map indicating the route of Napoleon's soldiers, Sharpe uses a modern-looking, "golf"-sized pencil. See more »

Quotes

[as Wellington sits down to dinner, the night before the battle]
Uxbridge: What do you do tomorrow?
Wellington: What do you eat, Uxbridge?
Uxbridge: [impatiently] Much the same.
Wellington: Does the army want for anything?
Uxbridge: Damn it, what do you do tomorrow? What plans have you?
Wellington: Plans?
Uxbridge: I am second in command! I ought to know!
Wellington: As soon as Napoleon Bonaparte tells me what *he's* going to do, I shall know what *I'm* going to do, and I shall tell you. But as Boney has not yet confided in me, I cannot confide in you. So, to your beef, Uxbridge.
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Follows Sharpe's Siege (1996) See more »

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The Girl I Left Behind
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14 March 2005 | by philphotoSee all my reviews

I loved the Sharpe series but I have to disagree with comments about 'how British actors will have to speak so that us USA folk can understand' I see this statement so often throughout this site

So I am totally irritated at the continuing Whining about 'Understanding British Accents, TRY HARDER !!! we have to as some N American accents (Parts of Virginia and the deep south ) are quite difficult to understand for us Brits but WE USE OUR INTELLIGENCE to understand what they are saying. YOUR JUST LAZY Another thing. Please stop referring to British ACCENTS : there are English accents, Scottish accents, welsh accents Irish (N) accents but no British ACCENTS

I thank you


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