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Black Knight (2001)

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
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The Queen
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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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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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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) (25 November 2001)

Gross:

$33,422,806 (USA) (31 March 2002)
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Chris Tucker was originally cast as Jamal Walker. See more »

Goofs

When Jamal is fighting on top of the castle in his "Black Knight" armor, it bends like the synthetic material it is, and does not remain rigid as metal would. See more »

Quotes

Jamal: [chanting] King Leo's got a great big castle,
[Troops of men echo him]
Men: King Leo's got a great big castle,
Jamal: We're gonna shove it right up his a**hole!
Men: We're gonna shove it right up his a**hole!
Jamal: Sound off!
Men: 1,2!
Jamal: Break it on down!
Men: Uh, uh, uh-uh!
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Version of Un español en la corte del rey Arturo (1964) See more »

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JAMAL DANCE 11 AND 12
Written, Performed and Produced by Guy Moon
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A ridiculously horrible movie, one for the bad senses of humor
12 January 2004 | by (Paris, Malecha) – See all my reviews

This 2001 Martin Lawrence film is yet another one of his horrific works of comedy. Martin Lawrence stars as a carnival worker and he falls into this pool and magically appears in the middle ages. He has these ridiculousy stupid adventures in which horrible lines are delivered.

My friend and I went to see this movie for the sole purpose in which we could make fun of it. It turned out to be one of the worst, if not the worst, attempted comedic movies ever made. I can't even begin to describe to you its horror. There were some parts in the movie in which I actually felt uncomfortable, because the humor was so bad.

Martin Lawrence is a horrific actor/comedian as well. I dont see why people find him funny, as he is a desperate for laughs, pathetic comedian. His attempts at humor are for the lowly and feeble minded people.

Anyone in their right mind would not find this movie even remotely funny. I did not laugh a single time in the movie. This is a ridiculousy horrible movie, especially one for the bad senses of humor.


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