Top 12 Robin Hood Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Robin Hood facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Robin Hood film message.

In the intro and outro of Robin Hood (1973), they changed the background and foreground, but reused the rooster cel animation.
In the intro and outro of Robin Hood (1973), they changed the background and foreground, but reused the rooster cel animation.

In Disney's Robin Hood (1973), Robin uses a cobbled together bow and arrow at the archery tournament because he had given his original ones away as a birthday present to Skippy, a rabbit, earlier in the film.

Robin Hood Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. Alan Rickman was so unhappy with the 'terrible' script that he had friends help him rewrite his scenes to give him better lines. He won a Bafta for his performance

Robin Hood Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - In Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), when Mr. Fox achieves his "happiness", the song "Love" plays. This was the same song used in Disney's Robin Hood (1973), when two other fox characters achieved their happiness.
    In Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), when Mr. Fox achieves his "happiness", the song "Love" plays. This was the same song used in Disney's Robin Hood (1973), when two other fox characters achieved their happiness.

Robin Hood Hidden Details

1 - The "magic pill" that Latrine gives the Sheriff to save his life is literally a Life Saver candy. You can even see the wrapper in her hand for a brief moment.
The "magic pill" that Latrine gives the Sheriff to save his life is literally a Life Saver candy. You can even see the wrapper in her hand for a brief moment.
1 - After the mohel's explanation of circumcision, Ahchoo says he already got one. Ahchoo, being a Moor, would be Muslim, and circumcision is practiced by Muslims
After the mohel's explanation of circumcision, Ahchoo says he already got one. Ahchoo, being a Moor, would be Muslim, and circumcision is practiced by Muslims

The locket briefly opens when given to Robin--showing the key inside

1 - Once Robin arrives on the beach of England, he proclaims "A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse." When he later arrives to his castle on horseback with Ahchoo, his entire kingdom is being repossessed due to failure to pay back taxes.
Once Robin arrives on the beach of England, he proclaims "A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse." When he later arrives to his castle on horseback with Ahchoo, his entire kingdom is being repossessed due to failure to pay back taxes.
1 - You can see where Marian threw hot wax in the middle of the fight.
You can see where Marian threw hot wax in the middle of the fight.

Robin removes a ring from Prince John's finger during the first robbery. During the beginning of the archery tournament trap, John has jewels on his finger, but removes them at some point before meeting Robin Hood a second time and arresting him.

Achoo keeps on his favorite sneakers even after changing outfits.

Robin Hood poster
Robin Hood poster

Robin Hood Plot

In twelfth century England, Robin Longstride (Russell Crowe) and his band of marauders confront corruption in a local village and lead an uprising against the crown that will forever alter the balance of world power.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Robin Hood. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Director Ridley Scott
Stars Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Max von Sydow, William Hurt
IMDB score 6.6