Highlander: Endgame

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"It will take two immortals to defeat the ultimate evil. But in the end, there can be only one."
  • R
  • 2000
  • 1 hr 27 min
  • 4.6  (21,155)
  • 21

Highlander: Endgame, released in 2000, is a fantasy action film that serves as a sequel to the series of Highlander movies and the Highlander: The Series TV show. The movie follows immortals Duncan MacLeod (Adrian Paul) and Connor MacLeod (Christopher Lambert) as they team up to fight the evil immortal, Jacob Kell (Bruce Payne). The movie begins with an introduction to Duncan’s life in present-day Paris. He is seen running an antique store while also continuing his lifelong quest to locate other immortals and fight them in order to gain their power, called the Quickening. Meanwhile, Connor is living a reclusive life on holy ground, where immortals cannot fight.

However, their peaceful existence is interrupted when they realize that Kell is seeking revenge against Connor for past events, and will stop at nothing to destroy him. Kell has aligned himself with a group of immortals who have all lost loved ones to Connor in battles throughout the centuries. Together, Kell and his allies are seeking to take down Connor once and for all.

As Duncan and Connor reluctantly team up to stop Kell, the movie is interspersed with flashbacks that provide insight into their past lives and relationships. We see the bond that Duncan formed with Connor during their initial meeting centuries ago, as well as the connections they made with other immortals throughout their respective lifetimes.

The action-packed sequences in the movie are impressive, and the fight scenes are brilliantly choreographed. The use of quick cuts and close-ups adds to the energy and intensity of each battle. One particularly memorable fight sequence takes place on the top of a moving train, where Duncan and Kell engage in an intense sword fight that is as thrilling as it is dangerous.

The performances in the film are also noteworthy. Christopher Lambert reprises his role as Connor MacLeod, bringing a quiet strength to the character that is both powerful and vulnerable. Adrian Paul balances Duncan’s toughness with his emotional depth, making the character both relatable and admirable. Bruce Payne’s portrayal of Kell is suitably menacing, and his ability to convey both Kell’s charm and his evil intentions is impressive.

Throughout the movie, the question of who will ultimately win the battle between the immortals serves as a major source of tension. As the plot picks up speed, the stakes become increasingly high, and the film crescendos to a satisfying conclusion that ties up the loose ends of the story while also leaving room for further exploration in future installments.

Overall, Highlander: Endgame is a well-executed action-fantasy film that delivers on its promise of high-stakes battles between powerful immortals. The performances of the lead actors are solid, and the flashbacks provide viewers with a deeper understanding of the characters’ motivations and pasts. The movie is a fitting addition to the Highlander franchise, and a must-see for fans of the genre.

Highlander: Endgame is a 2000 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 27 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.6 and a MetaScore of 21.

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    4.6  (21,155)
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