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The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo (1998)

PG-13 | | Adventure | 20 June 2000 (USA)
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The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo on His Journeys to the Ends of the Earth

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George Erschbamer

Writer:

Harry Alan Towers (as Peter Welbeck)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Don Diamont ... Marco Polo
Oliver Reed ... Captain Cornelius Donovan
Jack Palance ... Beelzebub
John Hallam ... Ali Ben Hassad
Cas Anvar ... Youssef
Jeff Saumier Jeff Saumier ... Nicol
Gareth Hunt ... Grand Master
Gavin Abbott Gavin Abbott ... Leader
Lara Bobroff Lara Bobroff ... Princess Marita
Lyudmilla Brusentsova Lyudmilla Brusentsova ... Sylvia
Graham Stark ... Old King
Viktor Polusmak Viktor Polusmak ... King's Retainer
Julia Volchkova ... Jasmine
Mikhail Shayevich Mikhail Shayevich ... Rusticello
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anna Grigorenko Anna Grigorenko ... Danielle
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The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo on His Journeys to the Ends of the Earth

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Adventure

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Rated PG-13 for adventure violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

Ukraine | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marco Polo See more »

Filming Locations:

Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine

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Last cinema film of Graham Stark. See more »

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Marco Polo wasn't born in Venice. He was born on Croatian island called Korcula. See more »

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A good fantasy movie
30 January 2003 | by KatatoniaSee all my reviews

As far as TV movies go i thought this was really good. I've seen it twice and wouldn't mind a third viewing. Although it is historically flawed did not matter to me. I view this as more of a fantasy movie than being a historical account. I don't believe it was meant to be taken seriously as a true account of Polo's stories (which many are doubtful or stretched themselves).

The acting throughout the picture, for the most part, is surprisingly good and well executed. The set designs and backdrops are excellent and quite colorful. I won't get into the fact that the costumes are also historically inaccurate, i could care less truthfully.

Check it out, you may just like it...just don't expect Polo's real life adventures (fantasies?) on the screen.


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