The Highlander refers to one of the immortals in the 1986 fantasy film, the films sequels, and the TV series that followed.

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Is there a “final” FINAL screenplay for Highlander?

If you look at Gregory Widen, Peter Bellwood & Larry Ferguson's Highlander screenplay as of 2/6/1985, most of it is nearly 100% identical to the movie (the plot and even the lines). Everywhere I ...
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What are the “evil spirit” animations supposed to be?

After Connor MacLeod beheads the Kurgan, he goes through some kind of event, as had other immortals after winning battles, but this time it is accompanied by various animations of what appear to be ...
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What were the details of the claim that “Highlander: The Source” events were just a dream?

And the fifth movie has been retconned into "All Just a Dream" [trope] via Word Of God (from TVTrope's "Canon discontinuity" article on "Highlander: The Source" movie). What exactly was that ...
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Something doesn't add up to me in first Highlander movie

I have a question on the first Highlander movie: In the scene when Kurgan is talking to Connor McLeod in the church, he has a conversation with a priest after Connor leaves. Priest: People are ...
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Who was the longest lived Highlander Immortal?

According to canon, Methos is considered the current oldest living 'active' Immortal at 5,162 years old. This of course is tempered by the revelation in 'The Source' that the Guardian and the Elder ...
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What's the story with planet Zeist vs. Earth?

From Highlander 2 Wikipedia: On the planet Zeist, a last meeting is held between the members of a rebellion against the rule of General Katana. The rebellion’s leader, Ramirez, chooses "a man of ...
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Are all the people on planet Zeist immortal/Immortal?

From Highlander 2 Wikipedia: On the planet Zeist, a last meeting is held between the members of a rebellion against the rule of General Katana. The rebellion’s leader, Ramirez, chooses "a man of ...
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Why are all immortals relatively close in power?

I've only seen a few episodes (and half a film) of Highlander, and I never really understood the Quickening: The Quickening is the receiving of all the power and knowledge another immortal has ...
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Was the plot of 'The One' (2001) influenced by 'Highlander'?

The two plots seem very similar: A sheriff's deputy fights an alternate universe version of himself who grows stronger with each alternate self he kills. Obviously it's taking form the age old ...
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Does an immortal get the Quickening if another immortal is killed by a mortal?

Does an immortal (if he is physically close enough) get the Quickening if another immortal is killed by a mortal? Or is the Quickening lost? Canon answers only please (movies/series/cartoons/info ...
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Can two immortals gang up on one? If so, what happens with the Quickening?

Base question: Can two immortals gang up on one? Is it against the rules of the Game (the way fighting on Holy Ground is)? Most importantly, if the answer is "yes": What happens with the Quickening ...
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Was the fact that Connor MacLeod won the prize in movies ever retconned explicitly in later continuity?

It seemed fairly unambiguous from Highlander movie (and Highlander 2: It didn't happen) that by killing Kurgan, Connor MacLeod won The Prize. Yet, from further franchise - the series and the later ...
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How did the immortals know there would be a gathering?

From the transcript of the first Highlander movie: Conner: What gathering? Ramirez: When only a few of us are left we will feel an irresistible pull towards a faraway land to fight for the ...
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Were there immortals who did not honor the holy ground tradition?

In the original Highlander Ramirez says this to Macleod: You are safe only on holy ground. None of us will violate that law. It's tradition. Even Kurgan obeyed it, despite his lust to have the ...
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What is the “Immortal Radar” range?

Is there a canon-supported estimate on how far an Immortal can "sense" the presence of another Immortal?
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In Highlander universe, why don't Immortals just hide?

Look at canon that includes TV series, it appears that there were plenty of Immortals running around throughout history. Seemingly, in the movies, most seem to have gotten themselves killed at the ...
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How many Immortals are there in Highlander Universe

How many Immortal individuals are there known (shown or mentioned) in the entire Highlander franchise? (including movies, both TV series, and other media [books etc...])? Wiki doesn't seem to have a ...
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In any of the Highlander movies (except #2), is there a clear implication that Only One remains?

Leaving aside "Highlander II: The Quickening" due to its continuity controversies, is there a clear and unambiguous implication in any of the Highlander movies that MacLeod is The One remaining ...
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Were there any other Immortals aside from Connor and Duncan MacLeods who were relatives?

Connor and Duncan MacLeods seem to be somewhat related (they are of the same Highlander clan). Were there any other Immortals in the Highlander franchise who were related to at least the same degree, ...
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Do pre-immortals die of old age if they haven't had their immortality triggered beforehand?

It was established in many of the highlander movies, that even though they are born "immortals" they genuinly have to be killed first to become an "immortal". Essentially a trigger to their ...
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What exactly constitutes a Holy Ground in Highlander canon?

What exactly constitutes a Holy Ground in Highlander canon? Most that I recall seem to be Christian burial places, but some were non-christian burial places. But pretty much ANY place is a burial ...
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Musical themes carried over from the Highlander film to TV series

In "The Gathering", the pilot episode of Highlander, there are several parts of songs used from the movie: Princes of the Universe, which plays over the film credits, is the show's theme song, and ...
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Was anyone else considered to play The Highlander?

While watching The Highlander with my son last night (his first time watching the classic), I found myself wondering if any other actors were considered/desired for the title role before it was given ...