The Fifth Musketeer (1979)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Romance

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King Louis XIV has without his knowledge a twin brother, Philippe, but when he is told, he immediately locks up his brother in the Bastille. The king wants to increase his popularity and ...See full summary »

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Some scenes were shot in Schloss Laxenburg, a castle situated 15 miles south of Vienna; Burg Liechenstein, a medieval fortress built in 1165; Burg Kreuzenstein, a fortress of Roman origin; and Vienna's Votivkirche, an elaborate gothic church built ... ...


Louis XIV: Stop trying to look innocent. You haven't got the face for it.

Crazy Credits

In the longer version, titled Behind the Iron Mask, Sylvia Kristel, Beau Bridges and Ursula Andress are credited simultaneously (in this order). However, Bridges' name is positioned slightly higher on screen than the two ladies. This way it can appear that either Bridges is top billed (being the highest credit of the three) or Kristel (when reading from left to right). A similar construction was employed during the opening credits of Jaws (1975) for it's three leads.


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Action | Adventure | Romance

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