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Black Knight (2001)

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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Jeannette Weegar ...
Princess Regina, Leo's Daughter
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Derek
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Dennis
Helen Carey ...
The Queen
Michael Burgess ...
Ernie
Isabell O'Connor ...
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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An Adventure To The Past. 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:

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

Gross:

$33,422,806 (USA) (29 March 2002)
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Trivia

Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism helped in the historical recreation of this movie by providing consulting work and playing as extras. See more »

Goofs

As the camera pulls back after Jamal falls into the moat and "disappears", he can be seen at the lower right of the screen swimming away. See more »

Quotes

Jamal: [draws sword] Prepare to taste cold steel.
Percival: [pause] ... Behold!
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Connections

Version of Un español en la corte del rey Arturo (1964) See more »

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GET US OFFA THAT THING
Written by Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown and Yamma Brown
Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of Polydor Records
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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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