Robin Hood: Prince of ThievesDirector: Kevin Reynolds
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This two-disc Special Edition of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves offers a variety of extras left off the film's initial DVD release. The film itself is presented in a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. English soundtracks are rendered in both DTS 5.1 and Dolby Digital 5.1. English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include a commentary track recorded by Kevin Costner and Kevin Reynolds -- who would later have a serious falling out during the making of Waterworld -- and a second commentary track recorded by cast members Morgan Freeman and Christian Slater along with producers Pen Densham and John Watson. The second disc in the package offers a making-of documentary, live footage of Bryan Adams performing his mega-smash love theme from the film, the film's original score presented in Dolby Digital 5.1, a look at the various weapons used in the film, production notes, trailers, and interviews with the cast and crew. This is a first-rate release from Warner Bros.
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Cast & Crew
|Kevin Costner||Robin of Locksley/Robin Hood|
|Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio||Maid Marian|
|Christian Slater||Will Scarlett|
|Alan Rickman||Sheriff of Nottingham|
|Michael McShane||Friar Tuck|
|Brian Blessed||Lord Locksley|
|Michael Wincott||Guy of Gisborne|
|Nick Brimble||Little John|
|Liam Halligan||Peter Dubois|
|Marc Zuber||Turk Interrogator|
|Merelina Kendall||Old Woman|
|John Hallam||Red Headed Baron|
|Douglas Blackwell||Grey Bearded Baron|
|Pat Roach||Celtic Chieftain|
|Howard Lew Lewis||Hal|
|Susannah Corbett||Lady in Coach|
|Sarah Alexandra||Small Girl|
|Gary Barber||Executive Producer|
|John Bloomfield||Costumes/Costume Designer|
|Fred Carter||Art Director|
|Pen Densham||Original Story,Producer,Screenwriter|
|John Graysmark||Production Designer|
|Michael J. Kagan||Co-producer|
|Michael Kamen||Score Composer|
|Richard Barton Lewis||Producer|
|David Nicksay||Executive Producer|
|John Ralph||Art Director|
|James G. Robinson||Executive Producer|
|Alan Tomkins||Art Director|
|Peter Young||Art Director,Set Decoration/Design|
1. Credits [2:18]
2. English Courage [3:38]
3. Our Way Lies Together [2:19]
4. Locksley Tragedy [2:43]
5. Home [4:35]
6. Gisborne's Welcome [4:32]
7. Murderous Portents [3:38]
8. World Upside Down [3:20]
9. Marian's Welcome [4:08]
10. Getting Reacquainted [3:30]
11. Cross-Country Flight [2:46]
12. The Forest Has Eyes [3:52]
13. Quarterstaff Duel [3:11]
14. Outlaw Campfire [3:04]
15. Sunday Worship [3:18]
16. Visiting the Bishop [5:06]
17. Planning to Lead [2:11]
18. One True Weapon [4:01]
19. Call Off Christmas [5:38]
20. Feisty Friar [1:10]
21. Gisborne Penalized [5:14]
22. Glimpse of Robin [1:55]
23. Distractions; Camp Tour [2:32]
24. Salt of the Earth [3:50]
25. Medical Emergency [3:07]
26. "I'll Do It For You." [3:53]
27. Undelivered Message [2:29]
28. In His Palm [2:31]
29. Marian Abducted [2:49]
30. Overrun by Celts [2:56]
31. Fiery Assault [3:18]
32. The Sheriff's Proposal [3:39]
33. Will's Bargain [4:47]
34. Finish What's Been Started [2:11]
35. Hole in the Wall [5:11]
36. "Your Are Me." [2:16]
37. Battle Positions [2:33]
38. Will Exposed [3:57]
39. Cheating the Hangman [3:38]
40. Storming the Castle [4:19]
41. Marital Mayhem [2:08]
42. Dropping In [3:05]
43. Final Duel [1:52]
44. Vow Fulfilled [3:33]
45. Royal Guest [1:10]
46. End Credits [(Everything I Do) I Do It For You] [2:12]
Dolby Surround 5.1
Feature Commentary by Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Writer/Producer Pen Densham and Co-Writer/Producer John Watson
Feature Commentary by Kevin Costner and Director Kevin Reynolds
Additional Special Features
Side #2 -- Bonus Features
Behind the Scenes
Robin Hood: The Man, The Myth, The Legend
Bryan Adams: "(Everything I Do I Do It) For You" - Live at Slane Castle
One on One with the Cast
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
The Legend of Robin Hood
Robin Hood in the Movies
Why Tell the Story Again
Creating 12th-Century England
Theatrical Trailer/TV Spots
"A Love Story"
"A Love Story"
"Fight for Justice"
"Fight for Justice"
Morgan Creek DVD's
The In Crowd
Cast & Crew
Kevin Costner - Robin of Locksley
Morgan Freeman - Azeem
Christian Slater - Will Scarlett
Alan Rickman - Sheriff of Nottingham
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio - Marian
Music by Michael Damen
Story by Pen Densham
Directed by Kevin Reynolds
Screenplay by Pen Densham & John Watson
Michael Damen's Score in 5.1 Surround
Overture and A Prisoner of the Crusades
Sir Guy of Gisborne and The Escape to Sherwood
Little John and The Band in the Forest
The Sheriff and His Witch
Training - Robin Hood Prince of Thieves
Marian at the Waterfall
The Abduction and The Final Battle at the Gallows
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Yes it is true Kevin Costner was not the right person for the role, however, the supporting cast makes it a film worth watching. It is also important to note that the addition of the Moor character, as well as differences in other characters, is all derived from the short-lived Robin of Sherwood series, which I HIGHLY recommend.
One of my favorite movies. Excellant soundtrack, tons of action and an epic story round this movie out into a fabulous tale. Loaded with extras as well as an additional few minutes to the film. Hook up your DTS and get prepared for a thrill ride.
I love this movie!!!! I like just about anything that has Kevin Costner. My only problem with this DVD is half way through the movie you have to flip the DVD over to watch the rest. That was WIERD!!!!
Best version of Robin Hood
This version of Robin Hood proves to be as good as the remake, Kevin Costner definitely made the perfect Robin for the film and I can see why, he shines in the way he speaks to masses making him the perfect leader! The feel of this movie is more fun than then the remake but with a hint of seriousness. The characters are different as well, Marion is the king's cousin while Robin is the son of Lord Locksley. The heart of the film was wonderful and the plot was very fun! Marion and Robin are very different yet the same! It is hilarious to see them banter with each other! The hilarious moments made the movie extremely watchable too! Check this out if you love the remake and to see Alan Rickman "Snape" from Harry Potter in one of his earlier roles!
When I was a little girl I remember my dad buying this movie. I really enjoyed it. Its been my favorite. I enjoyed Kevin Costners acting and I automatically fell in love with this movie. If u really big fan of his movies or looking for a movie that really seams intrestin. Try this one! U will not be dissapointed!
I am not a very big fan of Robin Hood, but this movie is so auesome I have to like it. This movie will be a good movie for all you that want a action packed movie. This movies is so thrilling that your actually up and standing! Rated: PG-13
All I have to say is that this one cool movie. Once I started watching it, I was hooked. I liked the sense of humor that was in it. If you want to see a good movie, this is it.
This was the first film i ever saw at the movies and it still holds the place as the best film i have ever seen.
I enjoy this movie very much (at least once a month!). But I found Costner's acting very wooden and boring. But the Sherriff of Nottingham!!! The sole saving grace of the movie! Alan Rickman not only chews the scenery, he DEVOURS it! What a performance! The first time I watched it(and to this day), I was pulling for the Sherrif to kill Robin and get Maid Marion! Can't get enough of Rickman!I tend to fast forward to his parts! This movie turned me into an Alan Rickman NUT!
i love this movie!!! ever since i was a little girl this was my favorite movie.i think that kevin costner and alan rickman both played wonderfully in this movie.
This movie inspired me to become a Robin Hood fan. When I first saw it, I loved it: I liked the action sequences, 'realistic' costuming, sense of humor and creative new characters. I still like the movie, but since then, I've watched a variety of other Robin Hood films. Kevin Costner is by far the worst portrayal of Robin of them all. His accent is terrible (so terrible it that I think it inspired the parody 'Robin Hood: Men In Tights') and his character is so unlikable that we want to see him loose. Robin Hood fans have severely criticized this movie (I'm surprised there are not more bad reviews on this site). However, the classic Errol Flynn version really can't be compared to a 90's action-adventure movie. If you miss the quality classic films and don't like the newer special effects stuff you probably won't like this movie. Otherwise, I recommend the movie - just don't be too disappointed when Robin wins.
In all honesty, Kevin Costner is one of the worst actor that I have ever seen on film. It really got to me that throughout that whole movie, he didn't have any kind of a British accent. Most of the other actors in the movie did a reasonable job of acting, but Costner ruined the whole film for me. The storyline was great. I liked the modern vision they put on the Robin Hood story. But we keep coming back to Costner, the one who can not act. I don't understand how he keeps making movies. The movie would have been a whole lot better if he wasn't in it!
People say that kevin costner didn't do a good job, but i think he did an great job at this movie. And its the best movie I've ever seen in ten years.
Costner as Robin Hood, as usual, was overly focused on emotions than on overall performance. Morgan Freeman, as usual, asserts his position as a great performer in whatever role he pursues. He outshines everybody, which makes the movie move more flowingly than just Costner in it. The score of the movie made dividends in a highly romanticized version of who Robin Hood was.
My title says it all. The Errol Flynn one is a fine classic film, but this one really has all the aspects of a great modern historical drama. An all star cast, great music, exciting action, timeless themes, and dashing heroics are all present. Many people pan Costner's performance, but there are so many other fine actors that it doesn't matter either way. This movie is great and a must in your movie collection. The end cameo of a past Robin Hood doesn't hurt either. Buy this film!
I just kicked back and watched this movie recently, and in light of that and the fact that this is among one of my all time favorite movies, I decided that I would write a review of it in tribute to it. I have been watching this movie since I was in elementary school, and remains to be one of my all time favorite epics, along with titles like Braveheart, Gladiator, and Last of the Mohicans...just to name a few. It, Last of the Mohicans, and Braveheart in fact, are probably the 3 single original movies that got me really into epics...and there are many other great ones out there as well. I remember watching this with my mom a lot growing up, because this was one of her favorites as well. We watched this one about as frequently as we watched the original Star Wars movies and Indiana Jones movies...which was a lot! This movie was filmed pretty well for it's time, and the cast does a superb job. This movie is meant to portray more of the true story of Robin Hood. If you enjoy epics or anything with historical influence behind it, then definitely give this movie a watch if you have never seen it. It's a great one!
A movie full of emotions. You will enjoy it.
I'm stymied. This movie is a favorite of mine but...I didn't order it and I didn't receieve it so I hope I wasn't charged for it. JK
If you want a little action set in historical times, or to see how Robin Hood is portrayed (in a realistic sense) then this would be a good Saturday night movie. It was little gory in some parts, and there was a lot of violence. People got run through with swords, people were hung, people were burned too. You get the picture. There were a lot of intense things going on so I would recommend not watching it unless you are 13. There is some sexual content and parents should be advised to watch the movie before your children because of some of the scenes, not only for the sexual content but for the violence too. I would give this movie two thumbs up. I have watched the movie 4-5 times because I have liked it so much. I would have watched it more by now but it is really long. Almost three hours. I would definitely recommend this movie but I am just warning you, do not watch it unless you are at least 13 because of some of the scenes.