After being tricked and cast out of Bagdad by the evil Jaffar, King Ahmad joins forces with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne, the city, and the Princess he loves. Rated the #132 best film of 1977. Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger Una película de Sam Wanamaker (1977) Writer: Beverley Cross, Ray Harryhausen Music: Roy Budd Photography: Ted Moore Cast: Patrick Wayne, Taryn Power, Margaret Whiting, Jane Seymour, Patrick Troughton, Kurt Christian, Nadim Sawalha, Damien Thomas, Bruno Barnabe, Bernard Kay, Salami Coker, David Sterne  In another restrospective review, Alan Jones of Radio Times awarded the film three stars out of five, arguing that it "may not be up to the standard of the previous two Sinbad adventures — it's too long and Patrick Wayne is a distinctly charisma-free hero — but there's still plenty of pleasure to be had from the special effects of Ray Harryhausen. Los Angeles Times. The first two were The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958, see entry) and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1974, see entry).  Several castles near Mdina, Malta, were used as backdrops for the film and inserted using triple-exposure, and scenes of ships at sea were filmed in a huge water tank there. In the time of the Arabian Nights, the city of Baghdad is ruled by Sultan Ali Bajazeth but actually controlled by the scheming Grand Vizier Ghamal. Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger is the last Harryhausen Sinbad film, and the last of the ten films that Schneer and Harryhausen made for Columbia Pictures. In the kingdom of Charak, a celebration is taking place for the coronation of Prince Kassim. Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. "The plot is familiar, the characters are predictable and dialogue is trite. Genres: Fantasy, Sword and Sandal, Adventure. Having come to her senses again and seeing Kassim restored to human form, Zenobia transfers her spirit into the Smilodon. , Reviewer Lawrence Van Gelder, writing for The New York Times, called the acting "rudimentary", but found the film enjoyable: "...this latest Sinbad adventure maintains the innocent and atavistic juvenile charm of the others in the series. Sinbad portrayed in this outing by Patrick Wayne, son of John.It is the third and last Sinbad film on which Harryhausen worked after The 7th Voyage of Sinbad and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad.. Consequently, having inspired numerous filmmakers over the years including Joe Dante , Steven Spielberg, James … Zenobia takes what is left of her potion, turns into a seagull, and flies back to her own ship. Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger is a 1977 fantasy film, the third and final Sinbad film that Ray Harryhausen made for Columbia Pictures after The 7th Voyage of Sinbad and The Golden Voyage of Sinbad. Soon a witch (whom the audience later learns is Zenobia) summons a trio of ghouls, which emerge from a fire and attack Sinbad and his men. Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger is a 1977 action adventure film directed by Sam Wanamaker. ^ Young, R.G. This time out Sinbad (Patrick Wayne, son of John Wayne) faces off against the evil witch (Margaret Whiting) who transformed Prince Kassim (Damien Thomas), brother of the women he wishes to marry (Jane Seymour), into an ape. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Sinbad must deliver a prince transformed into a monkey to the lands of the Ademaspai to restore him to his human form in time for his coronation. A troglodite appears, surprising Farah and Dione. 27 May 1975. p. e10. Pat did the best he could, but, frankly, he was only adequate. Watch Sinbad And The Eye Of The Tiger movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at TVGuide.com. ", However, some aspects of the film have received enduring praise.  Some sets were based on previous films in a wide variety of genres. They enter the shrine's main chamber, the interior of which is covered in ice and is guarded by "The Guardian of the Shrine", a Smilodon frozen in a block of ice. He plans to capture his rival, Sindbad, who will soon return from sea in order to marry Princess Jana. , Other cinematic effects in the film have also been criticized. While it's safe to say that the film is about 15 minutes too long for a Sinbad adventure. Among the creatures encountered are the Minoton, a bronze colossus, a giant troglodyte, a sabre-toothed tiger, and … Princess Farah refuses to marry Sinbad until Prince Kassim, her brother, is able to give his consent. As the story begins, sailor and Prince of Baghdad, Sinbad (Patrick Wayne), is … The film stars Patrick Wayne, Taryn Power, Margaret Whiting, Jane Seymour, and Patrick Troughton. 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