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A magical adventure which features elves, demons and other mythical creatures. Darkness, the personification of evil, plans to disperse eternal night in the land where this story takes place, by killing every unicorn in the world. Although he looks unbeatable, Jack and his friends are disposed to do everything to save the world and princess Lili (who Darkness intends to make his wife) from the hands of this evil monster.
This is such stuff as dreams are made of. This is Legend.
Release Date: April 18, 1986
Runtime: 94 mins
All Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Romance
Languages: English, Italian
Country: USA, UK
Sound: 70 mm 6-Track, Dolby
IMDB Rating: 6.2
Buried.com Rating: 7.2 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With L
MPAA Rating: PG
Tom Cruise ...Jack
Mia Sara ...Lili
Tim Curry ...Darkness
David Bennent ...Gump
Alice Playten ...Blix
Billy Barty ...Screwball
Cork Hubbert ...Brown Tom
Peter O'Farrell ...Pox
Kiran Shah ...Blunder
Annabelle Lanyon ...Oona
Robert Picardo ...Meg Mucklebones
Tina Martin ...Nell
Ian Longmur ...Demon Cook
Mike Crane ...Demon Cook
Liz Gilbert ...Dancing Black Dress
Eddie Powell ...Mummified Guard
Mike Edmonds ...Tic
Joseph P. Grace
Legend Horror Film Trailer 1
Legend Horror Film Trailer 2
"Is Your Love Strong Enough"
"Loved By The Sun"
"My True Love's Kiss"
More Movie Taglines:
- This is such stuff as dreams are made of. This is Legend.
- She is of the purest innocence. He is pure evil. He is darkness.
- There may never be another dawn. (International and US Trailer)
- A world full of magic, wonder and desire. (US VHS)
- "No Good without Evil. No Love without Hate. No Innocence without Lust. I am Darkness."
- The Lord of Darkness: Every wolf suffers fleas. 'Tis easy enough to scratch!
Princess Lily: I hear a throat begging to be cut! The Lord of Darkness: Are you so eager to see blood flow? Princess Lily: As eager as you are to drink it!
Princess Lily: Are you afraid to kiss me, Jack? Jack: I'm afraid you'll break my heart. Princess Lily: Then still your heart, for you are dear to me as life itself.
The Lord of Darkness: The dreams of youth are the regrets of maturity.
The Lord of Darkness: What is light without dark?
- The sound of the unicorns at play is actually a recording of humpback whales.
The voice of Gump (David Bennent) was re-dubbed by Alice Playten (Blix). For the German version, the voice of Blix (Playton) was dubbed by Bennent (Gump), who also voiced himself.
Filming stopped when the "007" soundstage burned to the ground. The remainder of the film was shot on hastily constructed sets.
Composer Jerry Goldsmith's original score was removed by the studio after the first round of test screenings. In an effort to appeal to "the kids", executives commissioned Tangerine Dream to create a replacement. Until 2002, Goldsmith's original score was heard only with the film's European release.
The "icicles" in the treasure cavern were made out of several hundred pounds of paraffin wax.
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