At first, Mike was excited at animating the character because villains are generally the most desired characters for animators as they are generally allowed to do whatever they pleased. During his fall, the blades of the Gyro-Evac severed his torso and legs. After attempting to learn from the Atlanteans where the crystal might be, he turns to Milo Thatch to decipher the stolen page, but not before Milo discovers Rourke's treachery when the young cryptographer sees his former allies armed with guns. Rourke has the top of the volcano blown open and has a hot air balloon ascending with the container when Milo and the others arrive in flying stone fish vehicles. She is intelligent and aggressive. Graduated second in class from West Point Academy, 1886. Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins. Corpse Bride. It was not until the climactic battle in the volcano that Mike was able to really animate the villainous scenes he had been hoping to do. Nevertheless, he still attacks until a chance positioning causes Commander Lyle Tiberius Rourke to shatter after connecting with the still turning propellers of the hot air balloon. Yet another clue to Rourke's betrayal includes some of his early lines in the film, especially those containing either the words "rich" and/or "money", with the most obvious example of this being his line, "This will be an en. Born in Frankfurt, Germany as the daughter of career officer U.S. Army Major Alexander Sinclair. She is the daughter of Kashekim Nedakh, King of Atlantis. This transition symbolizes who Rourke truly is as a person. Edit source History Talk (0) Comments Share. Cracks appear on his body with beams of fiery red light shining through as every movement causes him extreme pain before being obliterated to pieces. Joined U.S. Army in July 1875. 4 Lyle Tiberius Rourke: Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Affiliations In real life, the captain is always the last crew member to evacuate a sinking ship (hence the phrase "go down with the ship"), so this is often considered disrespectful to maritime culture. His Luger P08, Lewis gun, fire axe, and knife Sitting on the throne Rourke threatens to shoot the king if he doesn't tell him the crystal's location. "Yes, this should be enriching for all of us. After repeated expulsions from boarding school (fighting), Rourke determined to follow in his father's footsteps, joined the Military at the age of 15 by lying to his induction officer about his age. Atlantis: The Lost EmpireOnce Upon a Halloween Background information (Helga: You said we were in this together! The best way to describe this character is that he's an asshole, a racist, a bigot, and a greedy, abusive man who likes to smoke cigarettes. Real name for this character. Ranked Expert Marksman (awarded Golden Rifle 4 consecutive years). Also, shortly before Ulysses was submerging, Whitmore is seen crossing his fingers behind his back, implying that he did not take full trust on the expedition led by Rourke. Likes. Compra Atlantis - The Lost Empire [Edizione: Paesi Bassi] [Edizione: Regno Unito]. The idea being that they wanted a three-dimensional character as opposed to a two-dimensional villain. Prior to the main events of the film, he was the Commander of a previous mission to Iceland where he assisted Milo Thatch's grandfather, Thaddeus, in locating the Shepherd's Journal. https://atlantisthelostempire.fandom.com/wiki/Lyle_Tiberius_Rourke?oldid=7764, Lt. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. While Milo and Rourke argue over how the crystal is to be retrieved, Kida is called upon by the Heart of Atlantis and is bonded with it. 4 Lyle Tiberius Rourke: Atlantis: ... Milo James Thatch. Pastor Galswells. Commander Lyle Tiberius Rourke is the main antagonist of Disney's 2001 animated feature film, Atlantis: The Lost Empire. He used to be friends with Milo James Thatch. "This is wrong and you know it!" The shards created by the explosion would have hit Rourke in the eyes, rendering him blind and prompting him to fall from the balloon to his death. When the expedition is dropped into a cavern while escaping the attack of fireflies, he recognizes a possible exit route through the top of the volcano they are in. Edit. In the Crystal Chamber, while Milo and Rourke argue over how the crystal is to be retrieved, Kida is called upon by the Heart of Atlantis and is bonded with it. Real Name. Pure and simple. Only a few villains made more than one list, but there was one bad guy that showed up on three lists: Best villain death, best villain portrayal, and best overall villain and that was none other than Lyle Tiberius Rourke. He is a pragmatist both personally and professionally; he tends to take what he needs and discards that which he considers "useless baggage.". Outraged, Audrey, Vinny, Cookie, Packard and Mole abandon Rourke to join Milo's side, leaving Rourke with only Helga. Commander Lyle Tiberius Rourke "But we are peaceful explorers, men of science." He was able to take two of her vicious kicks with no damage and then effortlessly toss her off a blimp with a smile on his face. Garner was noted for having fun doing the role and was impressed with Trousdale and Wise's ability to direct what he describes as an ensemble piece. Milo hoists Rourke up to the blimp propellers. In 1864, his father, a cavalry officer named Lt. Col. Jackson, was killed in battle during the Civil War. Strip "The King" Weathers. Rourke Sr. was killed at Battle of Spotsylvania, leaving behind his wife and only son, Lyle. He has little contact with others outside of his directing orders, preferring to stand apart. Source. Motivation: Greed. It’s one of the more interesting ways to go out. Initially, Rourke wore a standard military uniform that usually army commanders wear over a gray tanktop, green military pants and brown boots. Villains who aren't revealed to be bad at first, https://disney.fandom.com/wiki/Lyle_Tiberius_Rourke?oldid=4352303, Characters in the Disney animated features canon, Rourke's fight with Milo was similar to the fight between. After repeated expulsions from boarding school for fighting, Rourke resolved to follow in his father's footsteps and joined the military at age fifteen. Also taught courses in survival tactics, strategy, and chess. Rourke leads the expedition to find the Shepherd's Journal in Iceland. When Whitmore shows Milo the photographs of all of the explorers he will be traveling to Atlantis with, Rourke's photo is the only photo that's partially obscured with only half of his face visible. Rourke then has Kida sealed up in a container and prepares to leave. Forgoing the songs and cutesy design of many of Disney’s previous movies, we’re presented with a story that has one of Disney’s highest body counts, with almost the whole crew of a massive sub dying on screen, not to mention most of Atlantis being destroyed in the first few minutes of the movie. Alignment She is the (former) right-hand woman of Commander Lyle Tiberius Rourke. Atlantis: The Lost Empire Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Good (initially)Bad (truly) Tour of duty with Army Rough Riders, 1888-1901. P.T. "I Love it when I win." Rourke with the crew armed with guns, revealing his true ruthless, greedy nature. An easy-to-miss foreshadowing of Rourke's true role in the film. Rourke gets crystalized by the cut Milo inflicted on him with a shard of the Heart of Atlantis. He then has the doors to the king's chambers blown open and demands King Kashekim Nedakh explain the riddle that reveals the location of the crystal, going so far as to strike the already dying king in front of a horrified crew. The Incredible Hulk (1982) Rio. He was the Commander of a previous mission to Iceland where he assisted Milo Thatch's grandfather Thaddeus in locating the Shepherd's Journal. His ability to toss around other trained combatants like Helga so easily shows his military experience and power. Due to secrecy of the expedition, the cover up story is that he had a nervous breakdown and went missing. Led expedition to Valley Of Kings in Egypt, 1903. Helga is the villain in Atlantis: The lost empire. Fandom Apps Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. This transition symbolizes who Rourke truly is as a person. When Rourke was a kid, he, Brett, and Brett's sister, Maria, wanted to join the Kids Next Door. Mayor Adam West. Hello ... Weird. Rourke then has Kida sealed up in a container and prepares to leave. Lieutenant Helga Katrina Sinclair is the secondary antagonist of Disney's 2001 animated feature film,Atlantis: The Lost Empire. With all of the extra weight having already been thrown off, Rourke tosses Helga off in an act of self-preservation. However, a barely alive Helga gets back at him by destroying the main balloon with a flare gun. Thatch?! ... punching old men and being a-okay with condemning hundreds if not thousands of people to death for his own personal profit. Rose to rank of Artillery Sgt., 1877. Character information After being crystallized by Milo during the climax, his clothes was fused to his body as he became a bright blue crystallized humanoid monster, a true reflection of his insanity. The cut causes elements of the crystal to mix into Commander Lyle Tiberius Rourke's blood, turning him into crystal form. Hours on the sub later, they are attacked by a giant Leviathan monster. Just as Rourke impatiently prepares to pull the trigger, he suddenly stops and looks at the symbol on the Journal's cover, then at the same shape formed by rocks at the surface of the pool overlooking the throne room, and he manages to figure out the riddle on his own. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Atlantis: The Lost Empire [DVD] [Import] at Amazon.com. In an attempt to stop Commander Rourke (James Garner), Milo (Michael J. Other Villains: Br'er Fox • Br'er Bear • Oogie Boogie • Winifred Sanderson • Mary Sanderson • Sarah Sanderson • Dr. Hämsterviel • Queen Narissa • Wicked Witch of the West • Ripslinger • Hitchhiking Ghosts, Video Games: Disney Villains Challenge • Disney's Villains' Revenge "You were the man who discovered Atlantis and now you're part of the exhibit.". As seen in the film, he still maintained the amazing physique developed from his military training, as he was in great shape, being 6 foot and 4 inches and over 250 pounds of solid muscle. Death Date: July 19, 2014 . Goal Excel Saga. Helga Sinclair (formerly), his mercenaries Lead expedition for Smithsonian Institution to Antarctica, 1909; credited with discover and destruction of lost city of Shub Nigruth. "Next time, get in writing!" ", "You just won the solid-gold kewpie doll!". His sector tried to calm him down, but it didn't seem to work. We continue our Villains Profile as we look at Commander Rourke. The writers decided to rewrite the scene, as they thought it was too similar to Helga's death. His strength and fighting skill showed in how easily he was able to overpower other people with his kind of military experience, such as Helga Sinclair. Empire.Prior to the main events of the film, he was the Commander of a previous mission to Iceland where he assisted Milo Thatch's grandfather, Thaddeus, in locating the Shepherd's Journal. Commander Lyle Tiberius Rourke. ", "The heart of Atlantis lies in the eyes of her king.". He initially appears as a very reliable and praiseworthy commander able to lead his men through perils, but as the film progresses, he turns out to be a highly manipulative, ruthless and sadistic mercenary who is out to capture the Heart of Atlantis and make money off of it. Lyle Tiberius Rourke, Helga Sinclair, Rourke's Mercenaries. Losing what's left of his sanity, an enraged Rourke begins to take his aggression out on Milo and grabs a fire ax to kill him. The supervising animator of Rourke was Michael Surrey. Paraphernalia Initially, he appears to be the nicest guy on the planet and he even worked with Milo's grandfather on an expedition to Iceland. You promised me a percentage!) Rourke leads the expedition to find the Shepherd's Journal in Iceland with Milo's grandfather Thaddeus Thatch. Helga swings from the railing and jumps back in and kicks Rourke in the face for his betrayal. Quote "All will be well, Milo Thatch. There, he exhibited a remarkable talent for leadership, owing to his analytical mind, charisma, and refusal to acknowledge the white flag surrender. Ah, that's a darn shame... 'CAUSE I'M JUST GETTING WARMED UP!!!!". Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. However, following the thwarting of his plot, Rourke completely lost his calm attitude as he sadistically attempts to kill off Milo in revenge. Television programs Only a few villains made more than one list, but there was one bad guy that showed up on three lists: Best villain death, best villain portrayal, and best overall villain and that was none other than Lyle Tiberius Rourke. Rourke's treachery and eventual betrayal were actually foreshadowed several times early in the film. Rourke and his crew retrieving the Shepherd's Journal in Iceland. You don’t have to be the strongest to earn his respect, but you have to be capable of pulling your own weight. Opposition, academics, ethics, morality, competition, idealists, losses, mission failures, Milo and his gang interfering SPEDIZIONE GRATUITA su ordini idonei Evil Emperor Zurg. Initially, he appears to be the nicest guy on the planet and he even worked with Milo's grandfather on an expedition to Iceland. It was not until the climatic battle in the volcano that Mike was able to really animate the villainous scenes he had been hoping to do. She is a powerful and intellectual master at manipulating others to do her will, using her sharp tongue and good looks. Ax-Crazy: Downplayed until the climax, where he goes into a Villainous Breakdown. Watari / W / Quillish Wammy. When the king refuses, Rourke strikes the elderly king in the chest in front of a horrified crew. When the crystallized Rourke tried to go after Eric, he fell to his apparent death. Most of his principles are simple to grasp and almost Darwinian in their approach. He hits a glass cover of the container, with glass shards becoming embedded with the Heart of Atlantis. Death Note. Motivation: Greed. Milo pleads that their actions will kill the Atlanteans, but Rourke does not care and punches Milo in the face and then smashes the framed photo of Milo and Thaddeus with his boot. James GarnerEarl Boen (video game) He hits a glass cover of the container, with glass shards becoming embedded with the Heart of Atlantis. At Arctic Training, they met Revan Bane Sidious, a strange boy with psychicbendingabilities. Ironically, Tim Curry, Rourke's current voice actor following James Garner's death, was originally going to voice King Kashekim Nedakh before King Nedakh was voiced by Leonard Nimoy instead. The Crystal's energy then transferred into Rourke and turned him into a crystallized monster. Buzz Lightyear of Star Command. 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McLeach • Gaston • Iago • Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed • Governor Ratcliffe • Claude Frollo • Pain and Panic • Fates • Shan Yu • Clayton • Sabor • Yzma • Lyle Tiberius Rourke • Captain Gantu • Dr. Jumba Jookiba • John Silver • Scroop • Bowler Hat Guy • Doris • Lawrence • Dr. Facilier's Shadow • Mother Gothel • Stabbington Brothers • King Candy • Sour Bill • Hans • Duke of Weselton • Yokai • Bellwether • Tamatoa When Preston "asked" about Rourke, Dr. Sweet responded that the crooked commander suffered a nervous breakdown and that he "shattered to pieces", while Cookie added that he was "transmogrified" when Packard threatens to whack him with her umbrella, and Cookie immediately restates his answer to simply "missing". Rourke has the bridge detonated to prevent them from following in an attempt to stop him. Gen. COMMANDER LYLE TIBERIUS ROURKE Origin: Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001) This movie is really more about exploration than a man vs. man conflict. Minions After being crystallized by Milo during the climax, his clothes were fused to his body as he became a crystalized humanoid monster, a true reflection on his insanity. Birth Sign: Aries. Rourke is seemingly composed, pragmatic, and a reasonable figure of authority. Pure and simple. Lyle Tiberius Rourke Report This. Rourke is the Commander to the Atlantis discovery team. Empire.Prior to the main events of the film, he was the Commander of a previous mission to Iceland where he assisted Milo Thatch's grandfather, Thaddeus, in locating the Shepherd's Journal. He was ordered by Lyle Tiberius Rourke while discovering Atlantis. He has gray balding hair with each white streak on both side, brown eyes and thick black eyebrows. When Thaddeus Thatch is not looking, he rips out a page concerning a giant crystal and convinces virtually everyone else on the forthcoming expedition to Atlantis to retrieve it and sell it on the black market for a hefty sum. 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