Voto IMDb: 7,5/10 (42463 voti)
Regista: Roland Joffé
Cast: Robert De Niro (come Rodrigo Mendoza), Jeremy Irons (come Father Gabriel), Ray McAnally (come Cardinal Altamirano), Aidan Quinn (come Felipe Mendoza), Cherie Lunghi (come Carlotta)
Paese: UK Studio: Warner Bros.
Durata: 125 minuti
Genere(i): Avventura, Drammatico, Storia
Lingua: Inglese, Spagnolo
Trama: Jeremy Irons plays a Spanish Jesuit who goes into the South American wilderness to build a mission in the hope of converting the Indians of the region. Robert DeNiro plays a slave hunter who is converted and joins Irons in his mission. When Spain sells the colony to Portugal, they are forced to defend all they have built against the Portuguese aggressors.