TV Movie | R | | Action, Adventure, Drama
Adrian Paul had originally turned down reprising his role of Duncan in this film as he was extremely disappointed on the performance of Highlander: Endgame (2000). He also believed that the series was not worth continuing with. The producers then contacted Christopher Lambert about reprising his role of Connor MacLeod in the movie. But Lambert demanded a lot of money and he was dropped. Eventually, the producers were able to convince Paul to reprise his role.
Methos: Why are you upset MacLeod? Is it because Joe's dead or because you, the great Highlander, couldn't save him?
Duncan MacLeod: Go to hell!
Methos: So this is the new MacLeod? A man who turns his back on the memory of his friend, his clan? The quiter?
Duncan MacLeod: Get up!
Cardinal Giovanni: This is ...
Duncan MacLeod: ...
Some of the immortals continually say that they are on holy ground (and thus, cannot fight), even though the Guardian blatantly kills one of them on holy ground with to no consequence whatsoever.
Several cuts of the film existed prior to the US DVD release. The earliest version released officially in Russia (the "Moscow Cut") is the longest (in English with Russian subtitles), including many many scenes that were trimmed or re-scored for the US DVD release. A second cut released on Dutch DVD is much closer to the US cut. A third version exists that was shown on the Sci Fi Channel before the US DVD release, which had the profanity censored.