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43 Ratings

Royal Flash

Directed by Richard Lester
United States, United Kingdom, 1975
Comedy, Adventure, History


Captain Harry Flashman of the British army is a cad, a coward, and a lecher who always seems to come off inadvertently heroic. While romancing renowned courtesan Lola Montes, Harry is recruited against his will by Otto von Bismarck to substitute for a lookalike Prussian prince.

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Royal Flash Directed by Richard Lester

Critics reviews

A larkish 1975 burlesque of adventure novels and movies that emanated from the waning days of the British Empire, Royal Flash remains a watchable romp—mildly naughty, superficially subversive—due largely to the wit, sex appeal, and rakish physicality of star Malcolm McDowell.
December 23, 2013
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