Almost five million tickets sold in Germany alone. Globally, more than eight times the budget was taken. The title song by Bryan Adams was not only at the top of the charts for a long time, but also became an evergreen. In short: ” Robin Hood – King of Thieves ” left a big mark on pop culture – and he still has numerous fans today .
The adventure film with Kevin Costner , Morgan Freeman and Alan Rickman has therefore already received numerous home cinema releases, and recently another new one was added: the long version, which was twelve minutes longer than the theatrical version, was released on DVD and Blu-ray. The distribution is aimed at everyone who has not yet had the classic on their shelves and is looking for a cheap solution to finally get hold of the longer version of the cult film.
» “Robin Hood” long version at Amazon *
» “Robin Hood” Mediabook at Amazon *
However, the Mediabook released in 2019 is still available and, despite the higher price, is probably the more attractive alternative for completists. Because this “Robin Hood” edition includes not only the long version, which celebrated its German premiere in the early 2000s, but also the theatrical version, which has been known and popular since 1991.
“Robin Hood”: A popcorn classic
King Richard the Lionheart ( Sean Connery ) is out of the country and nefarious greedy maws are taking advantage of his absence to plague the English people. At the forefront is the nasty sheriff of Nottingham (Alan Rickman), who enforces a despotic tax policy. But justice is on the way: Robin of Locksley (Kevin Costner) and his followers set out to steal from the rich in order to give to the poor…
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