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Status: Released

Runtime: 123

Budget: -

Revenue: -

Language: en

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Release Info

  • 1965-11-17

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Alternative Titles

  • Die Normannen kommen
  • O Senhor da Guerra
Content Score: 100


4.5/10 (6 votes)


A knight in the service of a duke goes to a coastal villiage where an earlier attempt to build a defensive castle has failed. He begins to rebuild the duke's authority in the face of the barbarians at the border and is making progress until he falls in love with one of the local women.


He Battled Two Empires For The Love Of One Woman.


Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Writers: ,

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Charlton Heston

Charlton Heston
as Chrysagon

Rosemary Forsyth

Rosemary Forsyth
as Bronwyn

Richard Boone

Richard Boone
as Bors

Maurice Evans

Maurice Evans
as Priest

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A review by John Chard

This place has the dimensions of heresy.

The War Lord stars Charlton Heston, Richard Boone, Rosemary Forsyth, Guy Stockwell, Maurice Evans, Niall MacGinnis, Henry Wilcoxon and James Farentino, amongst others. It's directed by future Oscar winning Director Franklin J. Schaffner (Best Director for Patton), and the screenplay is by PJohn Collier with the adaptation coming from the play, The Lovers, written by Leslie Stevens.

The War Lord harks back to days of yore as we enter the 11th century and ancient Normandy. The film successfully brings the period down to the nitty gritty and doesn't g... read the rest.


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