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D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades thwart the plans of Royal Prime Minister Richelieu to usurp the King's power.

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The hectic adventures of D'Artagnan, a young provincial noble who just comes to Paris to enter the musketeers. He will meet action, love, hate, the king and the queen as his impetuousness gets him involved in political plots... and of course virile and indestructible friendship with the three musketeers Athos, Porthos and Aramis. Written by Yepok

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Mightiest of All Romantic Adventures! ...Storming it's way to the screen with unbelievable excitement! See more »


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Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers  »

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Gig Young and Robert Coote felt they should have switched roles. See more »

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When D'Artagnan is in his room and Constance enters into the room below, he spies upon her by lifting the floorboard in his room to look down at her below. Later, when he goes down to her room to help her from her attackers, we see the ceiling above is made of plaster, not wood. See more »

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D'Artagnan: Porthos, when did a wound ever come between you and a fight?
Porthos: [lying on his stomach] Well, unfortunately the position of this one comes between me and my horse.
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Stylish but not flawless Dumas adaptation
14 August 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

"The Three Musketeers" is an adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' novel of the same name. The film features sweeping scenes, bright costumes and classical themes. Gene Kelly does well in an energetic performance as D'Artagnan. The rest of the cast is solid as well, particularly Lana Turner and Vincent Price as the scheming villains.

The film features a number of sword fights which are well staged, but become repetitive. The filmmakers tried to balance the action scenes with the intrigue of Dumas' novel. This was welcome, but I found the film had tedious stretches and didn't completely capture the excitement of the novel.


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