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* CompletelyDifferentTitle: Known in France as ''1492 : Christophe Colomb'' (''1492: Christopher Columbus'').



* FakeNationality: The extremely-French Creator/GerardDepardieu as the Italian (specifically Genoese) Christopher Columbus.
** Out of the entire main cast, Beatriz and de Marchena are the only Spanish characters played by actual Spaniards. The rest are mostly Americans), along with a [[Creator/MichaelWincott Canadian]] and an [[Creator/ArnoldVosloo Afrikaner]]. Ironically, Columbus' brother Giacomo is played by Fernando Guillén Cuervo...[[IronyAsSheIsCast who is Spanish.]]

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* FakeNationality: FakeNationality:
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The extremely-French Creator/GerardDepardieu as the Italian (specifically Genoese) Christopher Columbus.
** Out of the entire main cast, Beatriz and de Marchena are the only Spanish characters played by actual Spaniards. The rest are mostly Americans), Americans, along with a [[Creator/MichaelWincott Canadian]] and an [[Creator/ArnoldVosloo Afrikaner]]. Ironically, Columbus' brother Giacomo is played by Fernando Guillén Cuervo...[[IronyAsSheIsCast who is Spanish.]]

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** Creator/GerardDepardieu suggested Creator/SylviaKristel for the role of Queen Isabel in the hopes securing her a comeback.


** Out of the entire main cast, Beatriz and de Marchena are the only Spanish characters played by actual Spaniards. The rest are mostly Americans), along with a [[Creator/MichaelWincott Canadian]] and an [[Creator/ArnoldVosloo Afrikaner]].
*** Ironically, Columbus' brother Giacomo is played by Fernando Guillén Cuervo...[[IronyAsSheIsCast who is Spanish.]]

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** Out of the entire main cast, Beatriz and de Marchena are the only Spanish characters played by actual Spaniards. The rest are mostly Americans), along with a [[Creator/MichaelWincott Canadian]] and an [[Creator/ArnoldVosloo Afrikaner]].
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Afrikaner]]. Ironically, Columbus' brother Giacomo is played by Fernando Guillén Cuervo...[[IronyAsSheIsCast who is Spanish.]]


** Out of the entire main cast, Beatriz and de Marchena are the only Spanish characters played by actual Spaniards. The rest are mostly Americans), along with a Canadian (Creator/MichaelWincott) and an Afrikaner (Creator/ArnoldVosloo).

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** Out of the entire main cast, Beatriz and de Marchena are the only Spanish characters played by actual Spaniards. The rest are mostly Americans), along with a Canadian (Creator/MichaelWincott) [[Creator/MichaelWincott Canadian]] and an Afrikaner (Creator/ArnoldVosloo).[[Creator/ArnoldVosloo Afrikaner]].


** Out of the entire main cast, Beatriz and de Marchena are the only Spanish characters played by actual Spaniards. The rest are mostly Americans (Creator/SigourneyWeaver, Creator/ArmandAssante, Creator/LorenDean, Creator/FrankLangella, Kevin Dunn, Mark Margolis), along with a Canadian (Creator/MichaelWincott) and an Afrikaner (Creator/ArnoldVosloo).

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** Out of the entire main cast, Beatriz and de Marchena are the only Spanish characters played by actual Spaniards. The rest are mostly Americans (Creator/SigourneyWeaver, Creator/ArmandAssante, Creator/LorenDean, Creator/FrankLangella, Kevin Dunn, Mark Margolis), Americans), along with a Canadian (Creator/MichaelWincott) and an Afrikaner (Creator/ArnoldVosloo).


* FakeNationality: Creator/GerardDepardieu as Columbus, to give one example.

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* FakeNationality: The extremely-French Creator/GerardDepardieu as Columbus, to give one example.the Italian (specifically Genoese) Christopher Columbus.
** Out of the entire main cast, Beatriz and de Marchena are the only Spanish characters played by actual Spaniards. The rest are mostly Americans (Creator/SigourneyWeaver, Creator/ArmandAssante, Creator/LorenDean, Creator/FrankLangella, Kevin Dunn, Mark Margolis), along with a Canadian (Creator/MichaelWincott) and an Afrikaner (Creator/ArnoldVosloo).
*** Ironically, Columbus' brother Giacomo is played by Fernando Guillén Cuervo...[[IronyAsSheIsCast who is Spanish.]]


* CreatorKiller: Creator/RidleyScott didn't direct another movie for four years.

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* CreatorKiller: Creator/RidleyScott Downplayed. It didn't completely kill Creator/RidleyScott's career, but he didn't direct another movie for four years.


* DuellingMovies: With ''Christopher Columbus The Discovery'', which came out the same year. Both films bombed quite hard and in the same proportions at the box office, but [[OverlyNarrowSuperlative this one earned slightly more and got slightly better reviews]]. Also, thanks to Vangelis soundtrack, it's at least remembered as a thing that existed.

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* DuellingMovies: With ''Christopher Columbus The Discovery'', which came out the same year. Both films bombed quite hard and in the same proportions at the box office, but [[OverlyNarrowSuperlative this one earned slightly more and got slightly better (but not good) reviews]]. Also, thanks to Vangelis soundtrack, it's at least remembered as a thing that existed.


* DuellingMovies: With ''Christopher Columbus The Discovery'', which came out the same year. Both films bombed quite hard and in the same proportions at the box office.

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* DuellingMovies: With ''Christopher Columbus The Discovery'', which came out the same year. Both films bombed quite hard and in the same proportions at the box office.office, but [[OverlyNarrowSuperlative this one earned slightly more and got slightly better reviews]]. Also, thanks to Vangelis soundtrack, it's at least remembered as a thing that existed.

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* MeaningfulReleaseDate: One of several movies about Christopher Columbus released in 1992 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of his voyage, all of which bombed.

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* RealLifeWritesTheHairstyle: Creator/SigourneyWeaver wore a wig, as she'd shaved her hair off for ''Film/Alien3''.

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* FakeNationality: Creator/GerardDepardieu as Columbus, to give one example.


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* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** Creator/FrancisFordCoppola and Creator/OliverStone were approached to direct.
** Music/HansZimmer was originally chosen to compose the music for the film until Creator/RidleyScott decided to approach Music/{{Vangelis}}.
* WorkingTitle: ''Columbus''.


* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $47 million. Box office, $7 million.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: Budget, $47 million. Box office, $7 million.$11,089,907.
* CreatorKiller: Creator/RidleyScott didn't direct another movie for four years.


* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: It has not received a physical release in the United States, and while it was available in HD on Netflix for a while it has since been excluded.

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* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: It has not received Averted. For a long time, the film didn't receive a physical release in the United States, until it finally made its DVD and while it was available Blu-ray debut from Kino Lorber in HD on Netflix for a while it has since been excluded.June 2017.


* DuellingMovies: With ''Film/ChristopherColumbusTheDiscovery''
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: It has not received a physical release in the United States, and while it was available in HD on Netflix for a while it has since been excluded.

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* DuellingMovies: With ''Film/ChristopherColumbusTheDiscovery''
''Christopher Columbus The Discovery'', which came out the same year. Both films bombed quite hard and in the same proportions at the box office.
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: It has not received a physical release in the United States, and while it was available in HD on Netflix for a while it has since been excluded.excluded.
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