Horatio Hornblower: The Duel
Original title: Hornblower: The Even Chance
- TV Movie
- 1h 33m
Horatio Hornblower begins his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications.Horatio Hornblower begins his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications.Horatio Hornblower begins his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications.
Midshipman Horatio Hornblower joins the British fleet just as the French Revolution is about to change European history. But he has worries closer to home as he incurs the wrath of a shipmate named Simpson, a bully who everyone else avoids and placates. Events lead to a duel, but one of Hornblower's mates takes his place and is killed. At war with France, Hornblower and Simpson are assigned different ships, but are reunited when Simpson's ship is sunk. Events lead to another duel with different results. —Ron Kerrigan <email@example.com>
Great entry to the series!!!
Hornblower: The Even Chance is a great entry to the four made for television movies! Its production value is outstanding starting with the original ships, costumes, cities... and ending with the very convincing battles at sea! This is one of the rare cases where CGI is very clever put to use! Ioan Gruffudd is an excellent choice as Horatio Hornblower! You believe immediately that he is the character! Gruffudd is not a typical Hollywood handsome man but a traditional beautiful European(he is Irish from origin!) lad. Watching this movie makes an exceptional evening! Highly recommended!
- Jan 21, 2000
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