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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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Menno Meyjes (screenplay), Richard Outten (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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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 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
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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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This film received an extremely brief theatrical run in 1987. See more »

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Referenced in Kingdom of Heaven (2005) See more »

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Legendary score by Jerry Goldsmith
28 July 2004 | by moviescore-1See all my reviews

Although Franklin J. Schaffner's last film was considered to be a big disappointment, I would like to point out that the original score composed by the late Jerry Goldsmith for this film is a masterpiece which showcases the brilliance of the greatest film composer of all time. The work propelled two original score album releases issued by Varèse Sarabande, plus a subsequent album entitled "Lionheart: The Epic Symphonic Score". Written for orchestra and subtle electronics, the score presents Jerry Goldsmith in his most thematic, epic and romantic style. Performed in concert, the heraldic "Robert's Theme" remains one of the composer's most memorable compositions.


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