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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 »

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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 ... Simon Nerra
Neil Dickson ... King Richard
Penny Downie ... Madelaine
Nadim Sawalha ... Selim
John Franklyn-Robbins ... The Abbot
Chris Pitt Chris Pitt ... Odo
Matthew Sim ... Hugo
Paul Rhys ... Mayor of the Underground City
Sammi Davis ... Baptista
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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>

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He has the fire of his sword. And the courage of his youth. See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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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 »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This film received an extremely brief theatrical run in 1987. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Kingdom of Heaven (2005) See more »

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Raise the music volume!
24 May 2005 | by redmanreturnsSee all my reviews

Muffle the Background music? You're kidding right? The music to this film is enough reason to try to hunt down the movie or soundtrack. This was the last film scored by Jerry Goldsmith for director Franklin J. Scaffner. They lowered the music in and out which was wrong because the film needs the music. It's not as bad as everyone says it is. Sure it drags but it's nice to see an original idea about the Crusades where Richard I is not the center of the movie. It has flaws but it's still entertaining. It's overdue for DVD since most movies from the 80s are released with no special features anyway (widescreen please). I'd rather watch this than the recent garbage like Kingdom of Heaven.


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