There has been over 50 adaptations of the Robin Hood’s stories since 1908 so Ridley Scott’s latest version has a lot to live up to. Here are top five Robin Hood’s on film.
In 1976 Sean Connery played an aging Robin returning from the busied to rune of his Lady Marian played by Audrey Hepburn.
Back in 1922, swash buckling in Douglas Fairbanks took on a role at a silent black and white version of the Robin Hood legend becoming the first movie star to make the role his own.
Mel Brooks’ 1993 county film Robin Hood Men in Tights speaks earlier film interpretations of the story including the Kevin Costner and Douglas Fairbanks versions. Cary Elwes played the lead Robin of Lockwood.
1991 sold not one but two Robin Hood movies. But has anyone remember the film staring Patrick Bergin and Uma Thurman?
It was Kevin Costner’s Robin Hood Prince of Thieves that lit up the box office starring Costner at the peak of his career. Obviously, the brilliantly evil Allen Rickman is the sheriff.
The Adventures of Robin Hood is felt by many to be best film version of the Robin Hood legend.
Staring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland, it was made in 1938 and was a box office hit. Taking over $4 million at that time, the ticket cost less than 25 cents.