The film stars Anthony Quinn as a Basque guide who, during the Nazi occupation of France during World War II, attempts to save a famous scientist James Mason his wife Patricia Neal and their two dreadful children by shepherding them over the Pyrenees into Spain. Scott, who is currently shooting “Robin Hood” with his “Gladiator” star Russell Crowe, tends to get involved in more movies than he can handle, and ends up directing only a small portion of all the films he gets attached to.
Predictably, instead of saving humankind, they end up unleashing a vampire apocalypse on the populace. James Mason had predicted to his co-star Kay Lenz that the movie would be a flop at the box office. He said, “You mark my words. All films that are predominantly in thick snow are a flop at the box office. Predictably, instead of saving humankind, they end up unleashing a vampire apocalypse on the populace. Turner, is a cop about to get married to native Hawaiian Jenny. On the way to the wedding he interrupts a bank robbery and gives chase to the robbers.