Peter the Great (TV Mini-Series 1986)

TV Mini-Series  |   |  Biography, Drama, History

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This is the story of Peter I, Tsar of Russia from 1682, and the constant struggle between him, his sister Sophia and the Streltsy, an important Russian military corp. The story depicts the ... See full summary »


  • Maximilian Schell and Hanna Schygulla in Peter the Great (1986)
  • Lawrence Schiller in Peter the Great (1986)
  • Laurence Olivier and Maximilian Schell in Peter the Great (1986)
  • Vanessa Redgrave and Lilli Palmer in Peter the Great (1986)
  • Hanna Schygulla in Peter the Great (1986)
  • Vittorio Storaro and Lawrence Schiller in Peter the Great (1986)

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The original producer/director Lawrence Schiller was fired after NBC was informed the project was going over budget. It was only after he was replaced that it was revealed the budget information was based on accounting error and not a production problem. Then, the ... ...


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Biography | Drama | History | War

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