Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)

PG-13   |    |  Adventure, Biography, Drama


Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992) Poster

Genoese navigator overcomes intrigue in the court of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain and gains financing for his expedition to the East Indies.

TIP
Add this title to your Watchlist
Save movies and shows to keep track of what you want to watch.

4.4/10
2,580

Videos


Photos

  • Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
  • Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
  • Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
  • "Christopher Columbus - The Discovery" Marlon Brando 1992 Warner Bros
  • Marlon Brando in Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones and Georges Corraface in Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)

See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


7 October 2011 | Wizard-8
There's a reason this has drifted into obscurity
After hearing so many bad reviews for this movie, I knew I had to see it because I often find big budget disasters entertaining. Though that was no easy task, since the movie has never been released on DVD and has never popped up on any of the TV channels in my area (the last one probably because of the nudity in the movie.) I finally found it in a video store that still rents out VHS tapes. Well, is it as bad as you've heard? Yeah, it's pretty bad. The acting is pretty awful and the big names in the cast seem ill at ease throughout. The movie also has a poor sense of time, with periods that took a long time in real life condensed in what seems like a couple of weeks. And despite the fairly lavish budget, a lot of the movie looks surprisingly cheap and slapdash. (For example, a lot of the time when the ships are at sea, it's clear the boats are floating just a few feet from land.) As for the character of Christopher Columbus, you never get a feel of a real character, or feel what drives him or what he really feels. If you want to find out more about Columbus, I strongly suggest you go to your local library instead of sitting through this phoniness.

Now, to find a copy of 1492: CONQUEST OF PARADISE...

Critic Reviews



More Like This

  • The Freshman

    The Freshman

  • A Man Called Horse

    A Man Called Horse

  • Don Juan DeMarco

    Don Juan DeMarco

  • Hero

    Hero

  • 1492: Conquest of Paradise

    1492: Conquest of Paradise

  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

  • The Bonfire of the Vanities

    The Bonfire of the Vanities

  • Mutiny on the Bounty

    Mutiny on the Bounty

  • Tough Guys

    Tough Guys

  • In Harm's Way

    In Harm's Way

  • Highlander: The Final Dimension

    Highlander: The Final Dimension

  • Children of a Lesser God

    Children of a Lesser God

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Adventure | Biography | Drama | History

The Shows Everyone Will Be Talking About This Week

Our picks for what to watch this week include a cult comedy hit and a 2011 female assassin reboot. Plus, a sci-fi animated anthology series gets beautifully weird. Presented by M&M's.

Watch our video

Featured on IMDb

Check out our guide to superheroes, horror movies, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com