MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Down 143 this week

The Three Musketeers (1993)

PG  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  12 November 1993 (USA)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 39,032 users  
Reviews: 145 user | 32 critic

The three best of the disbanded Musketeers - Athos, Porthos, and Aramis - join a young hotheaded would-be-Musketeer, D'Artagnan, to stop the Cardinal Richelieu's evil plot: to form an ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel) (as Alexandre Dumas) , (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON TV
ON DISC
ALL

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 28 titles
created 25 Dec 2010
 
a list of 34 titles
created 12 Mar 2011
 
a list of 47 titles
created 23 Jan 2014
 
a list of 38 titles
created 20 Feb 2014
 
a list of 36 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Three Musketeers (1993)

The Three Musketeers (1993) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Three Musketeers.

User Polls

2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Annelise Hovmand
Stars: Jens Østerholm, Dirch Passer, Ove Sprogøe
The Three Musketeers (TV Movie 1986)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: Ivar Kants, Noel Ferrier, Kate Fitzpatrick
Family | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

In this version of "Heidi," a young Swiss girl is sent off to boarding school at the beginning of World War I.

Director: Christopher Leitch
Stars: Juliette Caton, Charlie Sheen, Joanna Clarke
The Three Musketeers II (Video 1992)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A young man proves his worth in order to belong to the French squad of the musketeers.

Stars: Cam Clarke, Susan Silo
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Mickey, Donald and Goofy are the French three Musketeers.

Director: Donovan Cook
Stars: Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer
Free Willy (1993)
Adventure | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

When a boy learns that a beloved killer whale is to be killed by the aquarium owners, the boy risks everything to free the whale.

Director: Simon Wincer
Stars: Jason James Richter, Lori Petty, Michael Madsen
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A self-centered lawyer is sentenced to community service coaching a rag tag youth hockey team.

Director: Stephen Herek
Stars: Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland, Lane Smith
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Three pets escape from a California ranch to find their owners in San Francisco.

Director: Duwayne Dunham
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Sally Field, Don Alder
Adventure | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli the jungle boy who is raised by wolves after being lost when a tiger attacked an encampment and killed his father. Years later he ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Sommers
Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Cary Elwes, Lena Headey
Beethoven (1992)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A slobbering St. Bernard becomes the center of attention for a loving family, but its veterinarian secretly wants to kill him.

Director: Brian Levant
Stars: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Dean Jones
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A woman kidnaps puppies to kill them for their fur, but various animals then gang up against her and get their revenge in slapstick fashion.

Director: Stephen Herek
Stars: Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Directors: John Halas, Franco Cristofani
Stars: Francis Perrin, Michel Duchaussoy, Claude Bertrand
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Girard / Jussac
...
...
King Louis
...
Henri
Philip Tan ...
Parker
Erwin Leder ...
Peasant
Axel Anselm ...
Musketeer
Edit

Storyline

The three best of the disbanded Musketeers - Athos, Porthos, and Aramis - join a young hotheaded would-be-Musketeer, D'Artagnan, to stop the Cardinal Richelieu's evil plot: to form an alliance with enemy England by way of the mysterious Milady. Rochefort, the Cardinal's right-hand man, announces the official disbanding of the King's Musketeers. Three, however, refuse to throw down their swords - Athos the fighter and drinker, Porthos the pirate and lover, and Aramis the priest and poet. Arriving in Paris to join the Musketeers, D'Artagnan uncovers the Cardinal's plans, and the four set out on a mission to protect King and Country. Written by TheLogicalGhost

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

king | pirate | priest | sword | guard | See All (171) »

Taglines:

They're Scoundrels, Playboys, Outlaws . . . The Greatest Heroes Who Ever Lived. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action/violence and some brief sensuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

12 November 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los tres mosqueteros  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£2,243,298 (UK) (4 March 1994)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Stephen Dorff turned down the role of D'Artagnan. See more »

Goofs

Aramis' legs disappear in the carriage twice after he rescues D'Artagnan from the block. See more »

Quotes

Athos: You fight like a man, let's see if you can drink like one too.
D'Artagnan: I can drink anything you put in front of me.
Athos: Famous last words.
See more »

Connections

Version of The Three Musketeers (1921) See more »

Soundtracks

A l'entrada del temps clar
from TROUBADOURS
Performed by René Clemencic (as Rene Clemencic) & the Clemencic Consort
Recorded by Harmonia Mundi France
Courtesy of Harmonia Mundi USA, Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

A fun film, if nothing else.
8 September 2002 | by (Kansas City) – See all my reviews

First and foremost, if you have read the Dumas book, then you realize that this movie doesn't resemble the novel in the slightest. The only thing that this movie got right was the names of the characters!

However, I am a big advocate in saying that you should never compare a movie back to its book, and I use this movie as an example. This story has been "Disney-fied" so that it can be called a family film. If you read the book, a true adaptation would not be family entertainment. Disney changed everything that they do. Read the Tarzan novel and compare to the cartoon. BIG changes there. The Little Mermaid. How convenient that Disney left out the fact that Ariel dies at the end of the story.

But what we should judge is the end result. This movie is still entertaining, despite having nothing to do with its literary influence. The characters are portrayed with the same attributes that they have in the book. For instance, D'Artagnan, while very duty bound and honorable, is young and headstrong, and prone to impulsive decisions that will help him to prove his skill and worth. Porthos is self serving and self praising, very vain and cocky, yet has a lust for the finer things in life. Aramis is humble and religious, but very skilled and intelligent, making him a very formidable soldier, yet he also loves the finer things in life. And Athos loves his wine, trying to bury himself in a alcoholic haze to hide the pain that he suffered in losing the love of his life. All of these come through in the movie, and all of the actors were great in performing them.

As far as the story is concerned, Disney likes things black and white, good vs evil. And so, the story changes to make the Cardinal a power hungry man with his own interests in mind. He wasn't like that in the book or in real life, but he was underhanded, and Tim Curry does another great job as the villain that he steals the show.

Overall, a great and enjoyable movie, worth watching with the family.


47 of 52 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
which Musketeer movie? rendrag-2
Tim Curry Overacted JodieZu2000
If the duels went ahead.. maxluton
Paul McGann emmers591
Ok, Pronunciation guys! singingintherainwithme
NO ACCENTS mysticstrawberryTK421
Discuss The Three Musketeers (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?