The Depths of Obscurity: The 5 Best Robin Hood Films You Probably Haven’t Seen

David Conrad

David has a Ph.D. in history from the University of Texas at Austin. He loves foreign films, westerns, war flicks, and has read nearly every word J.R.R. Tolkien ever wrote. David lived in Japan for three years and is always eager to talk about it. Follow him on Twitter at @davidaconrad or email him at

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  1. I will say that Robin Hood is a huge blind spot in my viewership. However, Men in Tights is a great, if flawed take on the legend.

    • David Conrad says:

      I agree. There are a lot of people who have seen Men in Tights without having seen the 1938 Errol Flynn classic, so they’re missing half the jokes. Men in Tights is based in about equal measure on that one and on Prince of Thieves.