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* BowAndSwordInAccord: Robin does at least as much sword fighting as he does archery.


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* CasualKink: Flirting with Marian, Robin playfully threatens to give her a lashing. Marian seems to be rather more into the idea than otherwise, saying "[[TooKinkyToTorture I've never had someone make me beg them to stop]]."


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* SplittingTheArrow: Playfully {{subverted}}. In the archery contest, the first archer's arrow hits just to the side of the target (a slim wooden wand), a very respectable shot. Then Robin shoots his arrow and hits the wooden wand dead on-- splitting the ''target'' in two.

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* AdaptationNameChange: Miles Folcanet is basically Guy of Gisborne under a different name, fulfilling a similar role of a knight who is an enemy to Robin.


* DarkerAndEdgier: Compared to the Technicolor-bright Creator/ErrolFlynn [[Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood film]], the colors are much more drab and muted. The squalor of the common peasants is more keenly felt. The outlaws live in caves instead of the greenwood. Even the weather is always downcast, misty or rainy until the ending, [[CueTheSun when the sun finally comes out.]]

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* DarkerAndEdgier: Compared Subverted in that compared to the Technicolor-bright Creator/ErrolFlynn [[Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood film]], the colors are much more drab and muted. The squalor of the common peasants is more keenly felt. The outlaws live in caves instead of the greenwood. Even the weather is always downcast, misty or rainy until the ending, [[CueTheSun when the sun finally comes out.]]]] The subversion comes from the Merry Men being just as their name implies, a slapstick fight involving dyes and the film having a perfect balance between drama and lighthearted adventure.

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* GratuitousLatin: Robin recites some lines from the Lord's Prayer while fighting Friar Tuck.


* DisproportionateRetribution: Mutch is about to have his eyes put out for his second offense of poaching (nobody aside from the king and nobles could hunt deer). Robert Hode (future Robin Hood) steps in to stop this, which ends up getting him outlawed for it.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Mutch Much is about to have his eyes put out for his second offense of poaching (nobody aside from the king and nobles could hunt deer). Robert Hode (future Robin Hood) steps in to stop this, which ends up getting him outlawed for it.


* GreaterScopeVillain: Earl John, as he would have been called historically, only appears once. As the superior of BigBadEnsemble Folcanet and Daguerre, he is naturally a greater scope villain.

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* GreaterScopeVillain: Earl Lord John, as he would have been called historically, only appears once. As the superior of BigBadEnsemble Folcanet and Daguerre, he is naturally a greater scope villain.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Mutch is about to have his eyes put out for his second offense of poaching (nobody aside from the king and nobles could hunt deer). Robert Hode (future Robin Hood) steps in to stop this, which ends up getting him outlawed for it.


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* {{Outlaw}}: Robin Hood and the other bandits who are hiding out in Sherwood Forest. Bonus points for the fact that the film explains what historical outlawry really ''was'' too-not the status of being a criminal, but a specific sentence.
* ReligiousBruiser: Friar Tuck, who despite being a portly mendicant, fights back fiercely when gets robbed by the bandits, then later against soldiers after joining them.

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* ShownTheirWork: Viewers aware of noble ranks may not understand why Robert Hode, an earl, answers here to Baron Daguerre. However, Daguerre was a tenant-in-chief of the king, getting land directly which he then gave to lesser nobles, regardless of rank. The ordinary ranks were subordinate to this.


%% * BigBadEnsemble: Sir Miles and Baron Daguerre.

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%% * BigBadEnsemble: Sir Miles and Baron Daguerre.Daguerre with the former taking the role of Guy of Gisborne and the latter the role of the Sheriff of Nottingham, both traditional members of Robin's rogues gallery who have held such a position.



%% * DuelToTheDeath: Robin and Sir Miles at the end.

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%% * DuelToTheDeath: One half of the climax involves a duel to the death between Robin and Sir Miles at Folcanet in the end.chapel of Nottingham Castle.



* GreaterScopeVillain: Earl John, as he would have been called historically, only appears once. As the superior of BigBadEnsemble Folcanet and Daguerre, he is naturally a greater scope villain.



%% * TheLancer: Will Scarlet to Robin.

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%% * TheLancer: Will Scarlet to Robin.is Robin's right-hand.



%% * PornStache: Robin rocks it.

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%% * PornStache: As anyone can tell from the page image this is the kind of mustache that Robin rocks it.has.



%% * StormingTheCastle: To crash Marian's wedding to Folcanet.

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%% * StormingTheCastle: To crash Marian's wedding to Folcanet.The climax of the film involves the Merry Men storming Nottingham Castle. Robin is not involved having snuck in prior.



%% * WelcomeToHell: Said by Friar Tuck.

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%% * WelcomeToHell: Said by Friar Tuck.Tuck to a fatally wounded Folcanet when he emerges from the chapel to see the Merry Men in their festival costumes. Folcanet's reaction is a horrified scream before falling dead.


* CorruptChurch: The Church is an [[AcceptableTargets acceptable target]] for robbing. Also, Friar Tuck passes off chicken bones as those of saints (holy relics) and sells them.

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* CorruptChurch: The Church is an [[AcceptableTargets acceptable target]] target for robbing. Also, Friar Tuck passes off chicken bones as those of saints (holy relics) and sells them.


* AntiVillain: Baron Daguerre is against Robin due more to the law than to malice, though he does allow acts of cruelty in the course of enforcing the law.
** At the start, he's Robert's friend and tries to be [[ReasonableAuthorityFigure fair to all sides]] when Sir Miles Folcanet demands that Robert be tried for aiding a poacher. He orders just one stroke of the lash, but this is too much for Robert who insults them both and gets outlawed.
** He and Robin basically agree that Saxons and Normans ought to get along, unlike Folcanet and Prince John.

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* AntiVillain: Baron Daguerre is against Robin due more to the law than to malice, though he does allow acts of cruelty in the course of enforcing the law.
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law. At the start, he's Robert's friend and tries to be [[ReasonableAuthorityFigure fair to all sides]] when Sir Miles Folcanet demands that Robert be tried for aiding a poacher. He orders just one stroke of the lash, but this is too much for Robert who insults them both and gets outlawed.
** He and Robin basically agree that Saxons and Normans ought to get along, unlike Folcanet and Prince John.
outlawed.



* BigBadEnsemble: Sir Miles and Baron Daguerre.

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%% * BigBadEnsemble: Sir Miles and Baron Daguerre.



* TheCameo: Edward Fox as [[OneSceneWonder Prince John]].

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* TheCameo: Edward Fox as [[OneSceneWonder Prince John]].John.



** Though [[SubvertedTrope despite the mood]], the film is still fairly lighthearted and [[LoveableRogue Robin is quick to smile and laugh instead of grimly brooding all the time.]]
* DuelToTheDeath: Robin and Sir Miles at the end.
* TheDungAges: The English countryside, and the towns and villages apart from the castles.
* {{Expy}}: Baron Daguerre and Sir Miles fill the villain roles of the Sheriff of Nottingham (the BigBad official) and Sir Guy of Gisbourne (the rival to Robin) as seen in other depictions. Though the Sheriff is still in this, only DemotedToExtra.
* FamedInStory: Robin and the Merry Men by the end.
* HonourBeforeReason: Possibly Pride Before Reason would be a better description in this case. Daguerre setences Robert to recieve one stroke of the lash, administered in private; the minimum punishment he could inflict under the law. If Robert had accepted this, everything would have quickly returned to normal. But Robert feels betrayed, insults Daguerre and, in a rapid escalation of events, ends getting himself outlawed.
* ImportantHaircut: Marian cuts her hair when she runs away to Sherwood Forest. This symbolises the moment when her allegiance shifts from the Normans to Robin and the Saxons.

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** Though [[SubvertedTrope despite the mood]], the film is still fairly lighthearted and [[LoveableRogue Robin is quick to smile and laugh instead of grimly brooding all the time.]]
%% * DuelToTheDeath: Robin and Sir Miles at the end.
%% * TheDungAges: The English countryside, and the towns and villages apart from the castles.
* {{Expy}}: Baron Daguerre and Sir Miles fill the villain roles of the Sheriff of Nottingham (the BigBad official) and Sir Guy of Gisbourne (the rival to Robin) as seen in other depictions. Though the Sheriff is still in this, only DemotedToExtra.
%% * FamedInStory: Robin and the Merry Men by the end.
* HonourBeforeReason: Possibly Pride Before Reason would be a better description in this case. Daguerre setences sentences Robert to recieve one stroke of the lash, administered in private; the minimum punishment he could inflict under the law. If Robert had accepted this, everything would have quickly returned to normal. But Robert feels betrayed, insults Daguerre and, in a rapid escalation of events, ends getting himself outlawed.
* ImportantHaircut: Marian cuts her hair when she runs away to Sherwood Forest. This symbolises symbolizes the moment when her allegiance shifts from the Normans to Robin and the Saxons.



* TheLancer: Will Scarlet to Robin.
* LargeHam: Friar Tuck.
* LoveableRogue: Robin.
* PornStache: Robin rocks it.

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%% * TheLancer: Will Scarlet to Robin.
* %% LargeHam: Friar Tuck.
%% * LoveableRogue: Robin.
%% * PornStache: Robin rocks it.



* StormingTheCastle: To crash Marian's wedding to Folcanet.

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%% * StormingTheCastle: To crash Marian's wedding to Folcanet.



* WelcomeToHell: Said by Friar Tuck.

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%% * WelcomeToHell: Said by Friar Tuck.


* SpiritedYoungLady: Marian.


Simply called ''Robin Hood'', it stars [[Film/SleepingWithTheEnemy Patrick]] [[Film/PatriotGames Bergin]] as Robin and Creator/UmaThurman as Maid Marian. Other cast members include [[Film/DasBoot Jürgen Prochnow]] and Creator/JeroenKrabbe as the villains, Owen Teale as Will Scarlet, [[Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough Jeff Nutall]] as Friar Tuck, and Creator/DavidMorrissey as Little John. Directed by John Irvin and produced by Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox, it was relegated to television in the United States but received a theatrical release abroad.

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Simply called ''Robin Hood'', it stars [[Film/SleepingWithTheEnemy Patrick]] [[Film/PatriotGames Bergin]] as Robin and Creator/UmaThurman as Maid Marian. Other cast members include [[Film/DasBoot [[Creator/JurgenProchnow Jürgen Prochnow]] and Creator/JeroenKrabbe as the villains, Owen Teale as Will Scarlet, [[Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough Jeff Nutall]] as Friar Tuck, and Creator/DavidMorrissey as Little John. Directed by John Irvin and produced by Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox, it was relegated to television in the United States but received a theatrical release abroad.


Simply called ''Robin Hood'', it stars [[Film/SleepingWithTheEnemy Patrick]] [[Film/PatriotGames Bergin]] as Robin and Creator/UmaThurman as Maid Marian. Other cast members include [[Film/DasBoot Jürgen Prochnow]] and [[Film/TheLivingDaylights Jeroen Krabbé]] as the villains, Owen Teale as Will Scarlet, [[Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough Jeff Nutall]] as Friar Tuck, and Creator/DavidMorrissey as Little John. Directed by John Irvin and produced by Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox, it was relegated to television in the United States but received a theatrical release abroad.

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Simply called ''Robin Hood'', it stars [[Film/SleepingWithTheEnemy Patrick]] [[Film/PatriotGames Bergin]] as Robin and Creator/UmaThurman as Maid Marian. Other cast members include [[Film/DasBoot Jürgen Prochnow]] and [[Film/TheLivingDaylights Jeroen Krabbé]] Creator/JeroenKrabbe as the villains, Owen Teale as Will Scarlet, [[Film/TheWorldIsNotEnough Jeff Nutall]] as Friar Tuck, and Creator/DavidMorrissey as Little John. Directed by John Irvin and produced by Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox, it was relegated to television in the United States but received a theatrical release abroad.

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* ImportantHaircut: Marian cuts her hair when she runs away to Sherwood Forest. This symbolises the moment when her allegiance shifts from the Normans to Robin and the Saxons.

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