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Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship

Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship

Nov. 18, 1998 UK 93 Min.
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Ioan Gruffudd isHoratio Hornblower
Horatio Hornblower
Robert Lindsay isSir Edward Pellew
Sir Edward Pellew
Denis Lawson isCaptain 'Dreadnought' Foster
Captain 'Dreadnought' Foster
Jonathan Coy isLieutenant Bracegirdle
Lieutenant Bracegirdle
Ian McElhinney isCaptain Hammond
Captain Hammond

Synopsis

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. Pellew, Captain of the Indefatigable, decides to put forward his protege Horatio Hornblower for the examination for lieutenant. Leading up to the exam Hornblower comes up against many challenges to prepare him for the difficult life as a lieutenant.

Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship
Original title Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant
IMDb Rating 8.2 3,439 votes
TMDb Rating 7.3 16 votes