Highlander: The Source (2007) Movie Review

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Highlander: The Source (2007)

2007 | R | Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Adventure
86 minutes / 1h 26min

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Highlander: The Source Plot Synopsis:

The world is falling into chaos. As he roams a crumbling city, Duncan MacLeod, the Highlander, remembers happier times before the love of his life left... Hopeless and alone, MacLeod finds his way to a band of immortal companions, including his mysterious friend Methos, and a mortal, Watcher Joe Dawson. Together this small group sets out on a quest to find the origin of the first Immortal and The Source of their immortality.

Highlander: The Source (2007) Review

Highlander: The Source (2007) is a science fiction adventure movie that is the fifth and final installment of the Highlander film series. Director Brett Leonard (The Lawnmower Man (1992), Virtuosity (1995), Hideaway (1995), Feed (2005)) failed at executing this movie that I had high expectations. I am a HIghlander’s fan since my childhood days and was greatly disappointed upon seeing this film. People who are not familiar with the Highlander TV series or film series will be lost while viewing this movie. I am sad that this film was a waste and total failure as I assume it had the potential to be something better than receiving a score of three.


Highlander: The Source starts by showing a few Immortals going on a mission to find the "Source" of immortal power. Zai Jie (Stephen Rahman Hughes - Clash of Empires (2011), The Kitchen Musical (2011), Bollywood Carmen (2013)) is a member of the group, and he used the communications tower in Eastern Europe to tell others of the Source’s location. Skip forward, Former Immortal Watcher Joe Dawson (Jim Byrnes - ander (1992), Wiseguy (1987), Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (1993), Highlander: Endgame (2000)) is given a mission to find Duncan MacLeod. Duncan (Adrian Paul - Highlander (1992), Highlander: Endgame (2000), Eyeborgs (2009)) reunites with his mortal wife Anna Teshemka, who has visions. Duncan and a few others head to an island that has gangs of cannibals that rules the island. After a few events, we see a numerous amount of battles with some brutal scenes. There is not much to say about this movie except that it mostly consist of a group of people going on a journey and fight battles along the way to get to the Source where one human is entitled to it.

I gave this movie a three because of Adrian Paul’s performance as Duncan MacLeod, it was amazing and also because of the sets. The only good thing about this film is the performances of the actors and the sets. Everything else was a waste and did not make much sense in the movie, even the script/screenplay.

  • Highlander: The Source Rating Scores
  • Our Score: 3
  • Overall Score: 3.07
  • IMDB: 3.1

About Highlander: The Source 2007

Title: Highlander: The Source
Year: 2007
Runtime: 86 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Adventure
Reviewer:
Score: 1.5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 1.53/5 stars from 8,493 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 8,493
MPAA Rating: R
Highlander: The Source Cast Starring: Buckley Norris, Adrian Paul, Cristian Solimeno, Peter Wingfield, Thom Fell, Marina Ivenkova, Mykolas Dorofejus, Thekla Reuten, Alius Makovskis, Solly Assa, Jim Byrnes, Stephen Rahman Hughes, Stephen Wight, Patrice Naiambana, Sakalas Uzdavinys, Laurynas Jurgelis, Geoffrey T. Bersey, Antanas Surgailis, Laimutis Leonas Ciunis, Rolandas Boravskis, Saulis Siparis
Highlander: The Source Writers: Stephen Kelvin Watkins, Mark Bradley
Highlander: The Source Director: Brett Leonard
Production: LionsGate Entertainment
Website: http://www.highlander-thesource.com/
Language: English
Country: UK, Lithuania