• 1986
  • UK / US
  • 1h 50min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Russell Mulcahy
  • Cast: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart

A handful of immortals battle through the centuries to win a mythical prize. A curious mixture of romance in 16th century heather and car chases in present day New York, the film is an inelegant, often ludicrous, but enjoyably daffy adventure. Lambert seems more at home with the contemporary passages and only the ever wonderful Connery has the requisite style for the kitsch Scottish scenes.

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22 Aug 1986

It's a strange fact that, despite its nostalgic name, Highlander is being billed as another action movie. Someone, somewhere, must have decided that Celts in kilts, even if they are Christopher Lambert, don't sell pictures. In reality the film is a…

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