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Legend

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6.31 h 33 min1986X-RayPG
“Once, long ago” in a world of unicorns, fairies, goblins, and demons, hidden in a dark lair, the Lord of Darkness instructs his goblin servant to locate the two unicorns that roam in the nearby forest and remove their horns. If the unicorns die, sunshine will never return.
Directors
Ridley Scott
Starring
Tom CruiseMia SaraTim Curry
Genres
Fantasy
Subtitles
None Available
Audio Languages
English
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Supporting actors
David BennentBilly BartyAlice PlaytenCork Hubbert
Studio
20th Century Fox
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Reviews

4.2 out of 5 stars

42 global ratings

  1. 69% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 9% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 6% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 5% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 12% of reviews have 1 stars
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KentuckyHollyReviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 March 2019
1.0 out of 5 stars
This is NOT the wonderful Tangerine Dream-soundtracked American version you're looking for!
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Although I absolutely love love LOVE this film, when I started this one on Prime I knew instantly it was the lame Goldsmith score from the original version. I refuse to watch it, as it has no soul without Tangerine Dream and Jon Anderson's voice and the scenes are all messed up in this version too. Dear Amazon, can we please have the REAL version please?
42 people found this helpful
NMReviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 April 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
"You've Stolen My Dreams Away"
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'Legend' with the Tangerine Dream soundtrack can be purchased on Blu-ray here:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B004QSQML8

I have personally purchased this Blu-ray version, and even though it's a US import, it is definitely region free, and it should play with all UK Blu-ray players. It features the film with the Tangerine Dream soundtrack AND the film with the Gerry Goldsmith soundtrack. The Blu-ray is titled 'Legend Ultimate Edition', so do not purchase any other version you see on the product page, and look for ASIN: B004QSQML8 in the product details to confirm you are choosing the correct item.

The Blu-ray features 'Legend' with the Tangerine Dream soundtrack in stereo only, it is listed as the 'Theatrical Version' on the cover and within the menu.

NOTE: The information above is an update to my original review, and you can read that review below, if you wish to do so.

This is a very much underrated movie, Ridley Scott really outdid himself with this production, a classic fantasy story about good verses evil, with a sprinkling of Fairies, Goblins, and Unicorns thrown into the mix. However, even people who absolutely love this movie, remain divided on which version is better, and from a UK viewer's perspective, and for the most part, that boils down to where, and when you watched it for the first time...

UK cinema goers in the mid 1980s would have seen the European release of the film, which had a musical score by Gerry Goldsmith, so the nostalgic memories for that version will always stay with them. The same can be said of the home media release from the era, the UK VHS version of the movie was also the European release with the Gerry Goldsmith score, so it stands to reason that anyone who enjoyed the film for the first time in that format, would also have a nostalgic preference for that version.

UK residents who hadn't seen (or even heard of) the movie, and who were enjoying the festivities of the Christmas 1989 period, had a different treat waiting for them, because on New Year's Eve, December 31st, 1989 at 4.55pm, BBC2 premiered the North American release of Legend, which featured a musical score by Tangerine Dream. This version of Legend is the one that UK TV viewers will have the nostalgic memories of, and with it being repeated randomly over the years, it will forever remain the best version for those viewers.

Currently, the European release of Legend is the version included with Prime.
14 people found this helpful
Amazon AnnieReviewed in the United Kingdom on 02 January 2019
1.0 out of 5 stars
Does amazon have a copy of the original film with the tangerine dream soundtrack?
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i was very disappointed as this proved to be the american version which is totally different to the original. i watched the preview and at the end of it in the titles the sound track by tangerine dream was mentioned. this is from the original film and was what i wanted so i downloaded the film but download was not original english and much better version. original tangerine dream soundtrack such a miss and american version has different cuts and edits and ruins film. do you have the original anywhere amazon?
11 people found this helpful
FrankReviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 October 2020
2.0 out of 5 stars
I Want Tangerine Dream!
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I'm sure the European version is just as good if that's what you grew up with, but I want what I grew up with. The beautiful Tangerine American version can't even be bought!
3 people found this helpful
MossManReviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 April 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Aged well
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This is so beautifully photographed, it looks like it came out yesterday. You can pause at any random point and you could use the shot as a poster. Wonderful fantasy tale.
One person found this helpful
SilverReviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 June 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
Good movie
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and yes, im aware of different versions of the movie but all have a childlike quality much like Jack
Charity TaylorReviewed in the United Kingdom on 17 July 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
Worth a watch
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Not the best fantasy movie, but definitely worthy of a watch. Some good visuals and Tim Curry is always a great addition to anything.
mmReviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 February 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
amazing gem
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One the the coolest fantasy movies of all times. No stupid american explanations for babies, great soundtrack by Goldsmith. Amazing cinematography and art department work. 10/10.
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