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Overview

The Hornblower series is based on C.S. Forester's classic maritime adventures - the story of one young man's struggle to become a leader of men. Set against the back drop of the 18th century Anglo-French wars, the bloodiest time in British naval history.Lt. Hornblower and his mates are sent to accompany a doomed royalist invasion of revolutionary France.

  1. C. S. Forester

    Author

  2. Andrew Grieve

    Director

  3. Chris Ould

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ioan Gruffudd

    Ioan Gruffudd

    Horatio Hornblower

  2. Robert Lindsay

    Robert Lindsay

    Sir Edward Pellew

  3. Antony Sher

    Antony Sher

    Colonel Moncoutant

  4. John Shrapnel

    John Shrapnel

    General Charette

  5. Samuel West

    Samuel West

    Major Edrington

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Hornblower: The Wrong War
Hornblower: The Wrong War

Facts

Original Title Hornblower: The Frogs and the Lobsters

Status Released

Release Information

  • April 2, 1999
    12
    TV

    Meaning

    Home media only since 2002. 12A-rated films are usually given a 12 certificate for the VHS/DVD version unless extra material has been added that requires a higher rating. Nobody younger than 12 can rent or buy a 12-rated VHS, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, UMD or game. The content guidelines are identical to those used for the 12A certificate.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

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