1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Average Rating: 4/10
Reviews Counted: 18
Fresh: 7 | Rotten: 11
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This, the second of 1992's 500th anniversary Christopher Columbus films (the first being Warner Bros. Christopher Columbus: The Discovery), adheres to the historical facts of Columbus's (Gerard Depardieu) possessed quest to discover the New World, and his solicitation of Queen Isabella (Sigourney Weaver) to gain the necessary funding. Despite travelogue-quality footage replete with beautiful scenery of Caribbean islands and a massive cast, this film tends to plod along with too predictable a
Oct 9, 1992 Wide
May 14, 2002
Paramount Home Video
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Isabella of Spain
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Fernando (Age 10)
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Hernando de Talavera
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Not quite sure why this one tanked as badly as it did; I thought it was gorgeously realized, myself.
Over-ambitious but still utterly beautiful
Misses the mark by an entire continent.
Gorgeous to look at and frequently quite compelling ... but, obviously, not without some big gaping flaws.
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