* DawsonCasting: Sixty-one-year-old Creator/SeanConnery as thirty-seven-year-old UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionheart.
* DuelingMovies: With another film called ''Film/{{Robin Hood|1991}}'' that was also released in 1991. That film starred Patrick Bergin as Robin and Creator/UmaThurman as Marian. In the U.S., it got shunted off to TV because of this film, but it was released theatrically in other countries.
** Can also be considered this with the comedy ''Robin Hood: Men In Tights'' and, of all things, the animated Disney version of ''Disney/RobinHood'', which made a small TakeThat to this film in the commercial for its [[Creator/WaltDisneyHomeVideo 1991]] ''Walt Disney Classics'' video reissue.
* HeyItsThatGuy:
** The Sheriff's cousin is played by Michael Wincott, known for playing a slew of villains, notably Top Dollar in ''Film/TheCrow''.
** It's [[Film/BruceAlmighty God]] and his voice the [[Film/{{Dogma}} Metatron]] fighting against each other.
*** Surely you mean God and [[Film/HarryPotter Severus Snape]].
** Fans of the British version of ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'' will recognize Friar Tuck as the lovably funny Mike [=McShane=].
** You might expect Lord Locksley to bellow "[[Series/{{Blackadder}} CHISWICK! FRESH HORSES!!]]" at any moment during his five minutes of screen time.
*** Either that or "[[Film/FlashGordon DIIIIVE!!]]"
** Film/JamesBond arrives to give Robin and Marian his blessing.
*** Or, if you prefer, [[Film/TheUntouchables James Malone wanted to greet his old friend Eliot Ness]].
* [[NotNamedInOpeningCredits Not Named in Closing Credits]]: The cast list does not include any mention of Creator/SeanConnery as King Richard.
* TropeNamers: CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/RobinWright was set to play Marian, but she had to drop out due to her pregnancy, and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio signed on to replace her.
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