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Robin Hood Origins (The Bandit of Sherwood Forest / The Prince of Thieves / The Black Arrow / Rogues of Sherwood Forest / Sword of Sherwood Forest) (2-DVD)

The legend you know. The story you don't.
Robin Hood Origins (The Bandit of Sherwood Forest
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Format:  DVD  (2 Discs)
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DVD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: January 8, 2019
  • Originally Released: 2019
  • Label: Mill Creek Entertainment

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 2,923
Rating: 1.5/5 -- We're warned at the film's opening to'Forget history, forget what you believe, forget what you know'...it almost seems too easy to state that we should forget this film entirely too Full Review
Brisbanista
May 1, 2019
Rating: B- -- Is Robin Hood a "great" movie? Nope, but it is a great time at the movies, and sometimes that's all you need. Full Review
Crooked Marquee
Feb 19, 2019
Rating: 2/5 -- Robin Hood is a discreet adventure and its entertainment is not very effective. [Full Review in Spanish] Full Review
Espinof
Mar 4, 2019
Neither campy nor fun, this Robin Hood got lost in the Forest and there's a good chance you may not see him again. Full Review
Movies and Shakers
Aug 28, 2019
Rating: 2/10 -- Everything from the costumes to the action to the script to the terrible acting was so misguided. Full Review
rachelsreviews.net
Feb 25, 2019
Rating: 2.5/5 -- The film's narrator instructs viewers to 'forget what you know' of the man under the hood because what they are about to see is far from a Disney-esque bedtime story ... [but], ultimately, it breaks its promise of something new. Full Review
The Reel Roundup
Apr 12, 2019
There is nothing this new version offers that feels valuable or significant. Full Review
Stabroek News
May 21, 2019

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The Bandit of Sherwood Forest - (1946) – Color – Not Rated – 1 Hour 26 Minutes: The legendary English hero Robin Hood, Robert of Nottingham (Cornel Wilde) has grown up to be a dashing lover and outlaw, committed to the pursuit of justice for all. When the King of England is imprisoned by a cruel Regent bent on snuffing out the country's new legal guiding light, the Magna Carta - The Queen Mother and Lady Catherine (Anita Louise) turn to Robert and his Merry Men for help.

The Black Arrow - (1948) – B&W – Not Rated – 1 Hour 16 Minutes: En route to Nottingham Castle to see his fiancée, Lady Cristabel, Sir Allen Claire and his sister Lady Marian (Patricia Morison) are told by Robin Hood (Jon Hall) that Sir Allen's bride-to-be is being forced into an arranged marriage by her father, Baron Tristram. With help from the Prince of Thieves, Sir Allen hopes to break into the castle to rescue and marry the woman he loves.

The Prince of Thieves - (1948) – Color – Not Rated – 1 Hour 12 Minutes: Returning from duty in the 15th-century War of the Roses, young Richard Shelton (Louis Hayward) learns that his estate has been claimed by his usurping uncle Sir Daniel Brackley (George Macready), who for good measure has also murdered Richard's father. Forced to elude Brackley's minions, Shelton and his followers eventually manage to thwart the villain with all manner of weaponry, from crossbow to fist.

Rogues of Sherwood Forest - (1950) – Color – Not Rated – 1 Hour 19 Minutes: As his reward for defending his tenants against King's John's troops, Robin, Earl of Huntington (John Derek) - the son of the legendary Robin Hood -- is branded an outlaw just like his father. Facing a death sentence, Robin escapes and, with help from Lady Marianne (Diana Lynn), heads for Sherwood Forest to persuade his father's band of Merry Men to join his battle against King John (George Macready).

Sword of Sherwood Forest - (1960) – Color – Not Rated – 1 Hour 20 Minutes: In a Hammer Film production featuring TV's Robin Hood (Richard Greene), the wicked machinations of the Sheriff of Nottingham (Peter Cushing) come to light as an evil plot to assassinate the Archbishop of Canterbury unfolds. Robin and his Merry Men jump into action for a swashbuckling adventure full of spectacular battles and bold romance. Notable Cast/Crew: Louis Hayward, Janet Blair, George Macready, Edgar Buchanan, Jon Hall, Patricia Morison, Alan Mowbray, Adele Jergens, Richard Greene, Peter Cushing, Niall MacGinnis, Sarah Branch.

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  • UPC: 683904547675
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