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The Mission


29 Sep 1986

2 hr 6 min

Adventure, Drama, Action, History

Jeremy Irons plays a Spanish Jesuit who goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region. Robert De Niro plays a slave hunter who is converted and joins Irons in his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the Portugese aggressors.


Status: Released
Countries: France, United Kingdom
Languages: English, Guarani, Latin, Spanish
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 27 nominations.
Budget: $25M


Roland Joffé


Felipe López Caballero (Executive Producer)
Fernando Ghia (Producer)
David Puttnam (Producer)
Alejandro Azzano (Executive Producer)




Robert De Niro (as Rodrigo Mendoza)
Jeremy Irons (as Father Gabriel)
Ray McAnally (as Altamirano)
Aidan Quinn (as Felipe Mendoza)
Liam Neeson (as Fielding)
Cherie Lunghi (as Carlotta)
Ronald Pickup (as Hontar)
Chuck Low (as Cabeza)
Bercelio Moya (as Indian Boy)
Sigifredo Ismare (as Witch Doctor)
Daniel Berrigan (as Sebastian)



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