Ladyhawke

"Very Good"

Ladyhawke Review


Setting aside the hamfisted Alan Parsons score and Rutger Hauer's equally hammy performance, Ladyhawke is a fine little fantasy based on a timeless tale. A curse has caused Hauer and his lover (Michelle Pfeiffer) to never cross paths -- he turns into a wolf at night, she turns into a hawk by day. Matthew Broderick -- who redeems the film completely for any of its datedness -- plays the thief who aids the pair in exacting revenge on an evil bishop (John Wood, reunited with Broderick from WarGames). Moody and quite dark, this is a great movie for a sleepy Sunday afternoon.


Ladyhawke

Facts and Figures

Run time: 121 mins

In Theaters: Friday 12th April 1985

Budget: $20M

Distributed by: 20th Century Fox

Production compaines: Warner Bros., Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Fresh: 12 Rotten: 6

IMDB: 7.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Phillipe Gaston, as Captain Etienne Navarre, as Isabeau d'Anjou, as Cezar, as Father Imperius, as Marquet, Giancarlo Prete as Fornac, Loris Loddi as Jehan, Alessandro Serra as Mr. Pitou, Charles Borromel as Insane Prisoner, as Bishop of Aquila

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