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Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.

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Cast

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Sir Knolte of Marlborough
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Steve
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Phillip, Leo's Chamberlain
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King Leo
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Princess Regina, Leo's Daughter
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Derek
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Dennis
Helen Carey ...
The Queen
Michael Burgess ...
Ernie
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Mrs. Bostick, 'Medieval World' Owner (as Isabell Monk)
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Knight #1
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Young Man (as Michael Post)
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Storyline

This is the story an amusement park employee named Jamal Walker who is magically transported back to medieval times in 14th-century England. There, Jamal meets Sir Knolte, a dissolute knight, before he stumbles into the court of the usurper King Leo. Jamal is impressed by what he thinks is the realism of the theme park; only after witnessing a gory beheading does he realize, with horror, where he really is. Jamal encounters the beautiful Victoria who is scheming to return the queen to the throne, and falls afoul of the evil Sir Percival. Joining forces with Sir Knolte and Victoria, Jamal teaches the rebels some helpful football, golfing, and boxing moves, before he dons the armor of the awesome "Black Knight"! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, sexual/crude humor and battle violence | See all certifications »

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21 November 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chevalier noir  »

Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,102,948 (USA) (23 November 2001)

Gross:

$14,895 (Brazil) (4 October 2002)
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Trivia

F. Gary Gray was originally attached to direct. See more »

Goofs

Jamal rips off his shirt pocket to reveal his logo, but immediately afterwards, the pocket has sewn itself back on again. See more »

Quotes

Phillip, Leo's Chamberlain: Your Majesty, if I may have your attention. Starting at Small Forward, from Inglewood High, 2 time All County Conference Player of the Year, The Messenger from Normandy - Jamal Skyyyyywalker.
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Version of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1921) See more »

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KNIGHT MARE
Written and Produced by Elton Ahi
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More annoying than funny
13 November 2005 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

More annoying than funny, I am hoping that I was not supposed to take Black Knight seriously because it just doesn't make any sense. (I won't even attempt to mention the plot holes because there are just too many, and I think they must have been intentional.) It is all about a black man who mistakenly travels back in time to the middle ages, and while he is there, he makes a mockery of everything. If he was not so annoying, it might have been a decent and funny film. Instead, it just became a film centered around the jokes and antics of a clueless black man playing 'dumb' and doing his best to ridicule everything about the middle ages. It's just too annoying to be funny.


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