Humans are considered to live for centuries where there has been immortal immortality among them. Connor MacLeod is a new member of the genre. In those moments, Conner must confront his last rival, the immortal, a brutal and murderous barbarian who yearns for the legendary events that lead him to a grand prize.
Before it came to a thudding halt with a craven, creatively bankrupt franchise cash-grab, the rich world of "Highlander" - in all its bombast and bereavement - was, and is, worth getting lost in for two hours.
Lambert, with his beetle brow, broken nose, and vaguely crossed eyes, remains an amiable oddball presence, and Sean Connery radiates charm and nobility in a bit as an elder immortal who shows Lambert the rules of the game.