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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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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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He's About To Get Medieval On You. See more »


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:

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

Gross:

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

The scene where Princess Regina trips over her bed sheets was not scripted, Jeannette Weegar really did trip and fall, but the director liked it so it was kept and put in the final cut. See more »

Goofs

When Jamal escapes being beheaded, there is a shot from his point of view in which a flaming arrow is shot. His hands are closer together than in the previous shot. See more »

Quotes

[Trying to get Victoria's 's phone number]
Jamal: ANYBODY GOT A PEN?
Victoria: You can read and write!
Jamal: Yeah!... Who you been datin'?
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

SOUND OFF (DUCKWORTH CHANT)
Written by Willie Duckworth, Bernard Lenzy
Performed by Martin Lawrence and Cast
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I have seen worse
14 May 2002 | by (Long Branch, NJ) – See all my reviews

This movie was tolerable at best. Not bad considering the circumstances behind Martin Lawrence traveling back in time. That was a little unimaginative. This one makes A Knight's Tale seem like a medieval masterpiece.

(3 out of 10)


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