Hart To Hart: Secrets of the Hart

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  • 1995
  • 1 hr 26 min
  • 6.5  (347)

As one of the most iconic TV shows from the 1970s, Hart to Hart will always be remembered for its glamorous, sophisticated tone, and sharp wit. The series, which originally aired from 1979 to 1984, followed the story of Jonathan and Jennifer Hart, a wealthy couple who, alongside their trusty butler, Max, solved mysteries and helped people in need. Though the show has been off the air for years, it remains popular with fans of all ages, and the characters are as beloved today as they were over forty years ago.

In 1995, the Hart to Hart franchise made a nostalgic return with the release of the TV movie, Secrets of the Hart. Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers reprised their roles as Jonathan and Jennifer, while Lionel Stander returned as the lovable Max.

The movie begins with Jennifer and Jonathan returning from a trip to Europe, where they'd been working on a case. Upon arriving home, they find a message from their friend, Lady Camilla Dane (Joanna Lumley), who asks for their help in investigating the death of her husband. Before they can begin, however, they're visited by a woman named Abbey (Jenny Seagrove), who claims to be the half-sister of Jennifer's long-lost father.

Abbey's arrival sets off a chain of events that leads the Harts down a dangerous path, as they find themselves investigating multiple murders that are seemingly connected to Jennifer's family. Meanwhile, Jennifer and Abbey attempt to bond, but their relationship is strained by Abbey's strained past and the fact that she's not entirely trustworthy.

As they dig deeper into the mystery, the Harts discover that an elaborate plot is underway to smuggle priceless gems into the country. Feeling betrayed by those she trusted most, Jennifer risks life and limb to crack the case and save the day.

Secrets of the Hart was a welcome reunion for fans of the original series. It had all of the hallmarks of a classic Hart to Hart story, with luxurious settings, high-stakes action, and plenty of witty banter between the central characters.

Robert Wagner and Stefanie Powers slipped back into their roles with ease, effortlessly portraying the glamour and sophistication that made the Harts so beloved. Meanwhile, Lionel Stander's Max remained as delightfully gruff and irreverent as ever.

The addition of Joanna Lumley as Lady Camilla was a treat for fans of the British actress. Lumley played her character with equal parts charm and steely resolve, making her a dynamic and likable addition to the Hart to Hart universe.

Jenny Seagrove also gave a standout performance as Abbey, Jennifer's half-sister. Though her character was a bit enigmatic and hard to pin down, Seagrove managed to imbue her with enough depth and nuance to keep fans guessing about her true motives.

The plot of Secrets of the Hart was classic Hart to Hart, with plenty of twists and turns to keep fans guessing until the end. The mystery was well written and engaging, and the setting of an English estate added an extra layer of intrigue and glamour to the proceedings.

Overall, Secrets of the Hart is a must-watch for fans of the original series. It's a nostalgic trip back to a simpler time, when TV shows were glamorous, fun, and full of heart. With its stellar cast, enchanting setting, and thrilling plot, it's no wonder that Hart to Hart remains a beloved franchise to this day.

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    1 hr 26 min
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    6.5  (347)