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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
During production, Tim Curry was offered the role of the Eighth Doctor in Doctor Who (1996). He was interested in playing the role, but he didn't know how to play the character. One day during filming, Curry approached Paul McGann on how he would play the Eighth Doctor if he was cast. Curry eventually turned down the role because of scheduling conflicts with several movies, and McGann was cast as the Eighth Doctor. See more »
In some shots, rifling is quite clearly visible on a musket, however this wasn't in wider use until the 18th century. See more »
Sabine! I thought you were dead.
Cardinal Richelieu took pity on me.
You're the spy?
I have learned the value of lies. They have kept me alive.
[pointing a pistol at her]
The treaty. Give it to me.
I will shoot!
Be kind. Aim for my heart.
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I particularly liked the evil performances of Rochefort (Michael Wincott) and Cardinal (Tim Curry). The rest of the cast includes plenty of A-list types such as Keifer Sutherland, Charlie Sheen, Oliver Platt, Rebecca DeMornay, Gabriel Anwar, and Chris O'Donnell. There are more great one-liners in this movie than a Clint Eastwood film, a Sean Connery film, and a Arnold Schwarzenegger film combined. This movie is definately worth seeing and worth owning. Again, Tim Curry and Michael Wincott's performances really do it for me. Evil!
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