Highlander Movies In Order [What order do the Highlander movies go in]

Highlander is a live-action fantasy franchise that is based on the story of the fight between immortals till the last immortal is left. Here is the list of all Highlander movies in order of release

  • Highlander (1986)
  • Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
  • Highlander III: The Sorcerer (1994)
  • Highlander: Endgame (2000)
  • Highlander: The Source (2007)
list of all Highlander movies in order of release

About Highlander Movie Series

The first install of Highlander came in In 1986 and become a huge blockbuster. Between 1986 to 2007 franchise released four more highlander films with many television series making the franchise is one of the greatest ‘80s cult franchises.

Highlander Movies In Order: What Order Do The Highlander Movies Go In?

Highlander movies follow the story of people of planet Zeist who as born on earth as immortal after being exiled from their planet. All Immortals have to fight and kill each other till the last immortal is left who will win the power of all the immortal and will get a chance to go back to planet Zeist.

How Many Highlander Movies Are There?

There are currently five Highlander films, four theatrical releases, and one Television movie that stars Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery in the role of Connor Macleod and Ramirez respectively.

Are Highlander Movies Connected?

Highlander movies tell the tale of Connor MacLeod who is exiled from his planet Zeist to Earth as immortal. All Highlander movies connected and follow the same characters.

Do You Need To Watch Highlander Movies In Order?

All Highlander movies are connected and follow the same storyline, hence to understand the story it is necessary to watch all Highlander movies in order.

What Order Do The Highlander Movies Go In?

There are two ways to Watch the Highlander series, Chronologically or in release order. watching Highlanders in any of the order is fine but the Highlander series has complex mythology hence, the release order is the best order to watch the highlander films otherwise you might mess up with the timeline. Here is the list of all Highlander movies in order of release

Highlander (1986)

  • Director: Russell Mulcahy
  • Writers: Gregory Widen, Gregory Widen
  • Stars: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown
  • Runtime: 1h 56min

Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)

  • Director: Russell Mulcahy
  • Writers: Gregory Widen, Brian Clemens
  • Stars: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Virginia Madsen
  • Runtime: 1h 31min

Highlander III: The Sorcerer (1994)

  • Director: Andrew Morahan
  • Writers: Gregory Widen, Brad Mirman
  • Stars: Christopher Lambert, Mario Van Peebles, Deborah Kara Unger
  • Runtime: 1h 39min

Highlander: Endgame (2000)

  • Director: Douglas Aarniokoski
  • Writers: Gregory Widen, Eric Bernt
  • Stars: Christopher Lambert, Adrian Paul, Bruce Payne
  • Runtime: 1h 27min

Highlander: The Source (2007 TV Movie)

  • Director: Brett Leonard
  • Writers: Stephen Kelvin Watkins, Mark Bradley
  • Stars: Adrian Paul, Thekla Reuten, Cristian Solimeno
  • Runtime: 1h 26min

Highlander (1986)

In 1985, Imam Fasil attacks Connor MacLeod and tries to kill him but after a sword duel, Connor kills Imam and hides his sword. Soon the police arrive and arrest Connor for killing Imam but later releases him due to lack of evidence.

Juan Sanchez, originally from Egypt tracks down Connor and explains to him his truth that he is one of the born immortals and they have to fight and kill each other. When only a few of them will be left, they will be taken to “a faraway land” to gain the power of all the immortals as a prize.

Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)

500 years ago, Ramirez chooses Connor to lead a meeting that takes place between rebellions and the corrupt leadership of katana on planet Zeist. Before the meeting, Using Quickening, Ramirez creates a bond between him and Connor.

After a war between rebellions and Katana, Ramirez and Connor are put on trial and exiles both of them to Earth and be immortals. After becoming mortal, Connor decides to marry Brenda Wyatt. In 1994, the Ozone layer of the earth depletes and Brenda dies due to harmful radiation but before dying, he asks Connor to heal the Ozone layer.

Highlander III: The Sorcerer (1994)

In 16th century, Connor MacLeod, after the death of his wife Heather goes to Japan to train with Ramirez’s old friend named Nakano. In caves of mount Giri, Nakano teaches Connor and explains him about an immortal Kane who is heading towards Asia with Khabul and Senghi.

Soon, Kane kills Nakano and takes all his powers but due to Nakano’s power’s intensity the cave falls and Kane gets trapped with Khabul and Senghi. meanwhile Highlander, Connor manages to escape.

Highlander: Endgame (2000)

In 1855 A.D. Connor kills Jacon and Father Rainey, After Jacon his former friend executes his mother accused of Witchcraft. After Jacon is born again as an immortal he decides to take revenge from Connor for killing Father Rainey.

Jacon starts to kill everyone who cares about Connor but after Jacon kills Connor’s adopted daughter, Rachel, Connor gives his life to make Ducan more powerful so that he can fight with Jacon.

Highlander: The Source (2007 TV Movie)

Highlander Movies In Chronological Order

  • Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
  • Highlander: The Source (2007)
  • Highlander: Endgame (2000)
  • Highlander: The Final Dimension (1994)
  • Highlander (1986)

Highlander Universe: List of All Highlander Movies, Animation Films, Television Series In Order of Release

Are Highlander Movies And TV Shows Connected?

  • Highlander (1986)
  • Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
  • Highlander: The Series (1992–1998)
  • Highlander: The Animated Series (1994–1996)
  • Highlander III: The Sorcerer (1994)
  • Highlander: The Raven (1998–1999)
  • Highlander: Endgame (2000)
  • Highlander: The Source (2007)
  • Highlander: The Search for Vengeance (2007)
  • The Methos Chronicles (2001)

Which Highlander Movies Is The Best?

Highlander series has an amazing fantasy story and the entire series is known for its soundtracks and tons of awesome swordplay. but out of all highlander films, which one is the best? Here is the list of all Highlander movies ranked from worst to best based on audience ratings on IMDb.

Highlander FilmsRatings on IMDb
Highlander: The Source (2007 TV Movie)3.1/10
Highlander: Endgame (2000)4.7/10
Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)4.3/10
Highlander III: The Sorcerer (1994)4.5/10
Highlander: The Search for Vengeance (2007)6.8/10
Highlander (1986)7.1/10

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