After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.
Jonathan Ke Quan
Famed archaeologist/adventurer Dr. Henry "Indiana" Jones is called back into action when he becomes entangled in a Soviet plot to uncover the secret behind mysterious artifacts known as the Crystal Skulls.
The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British ... See full summary »
It is the time of the Crusades during the Middle Ages - the world shaping 200-year collision between Europe and the East. A blacksmith named Balian has lost his family and nearly his faith. The religious wars raging in the far-off Holy Land seem remote to him, yet he is pulled into that immense drama. Amid the pageantry and intrigues of medieval Jerusalem he falls in love, grows into a leader, and ultimately uses all his courage and skill to defend the city against staggering odds. Destiny comes seeking Balian in the form of a great knight, Godfrey of Ibelin, a Crusader briefly home to France from fighting in the East. Revealing himself as Balian's father, Godfrey shows him the true meaning of knighthood and takes him on a journey across continents to the fabled Holy City. In Jerusalem at that moment--between the Second and Third Crusades--a fragile peace prevails, through the efforts of its enlightened Christian king, Baldwin IV, aided by his advisor Tiberias, and the military ... Written by
Sujit R. Varma
Edward Norton was briefly considered for the role of Guy, but upon reading the script, he lobbied for the role of King Baldwin. Because the king appears behind a mask, he requested not to be credited. However, his name was put back in the video releases of the film. See more »
In the movie we see Mullah (Khaled Nabawy) wearing clothes with inscriptions of the Quran on the arms. In Islam, it's completely forbidden to write any of the names of Allah, or any verses from the Quran on clothes. Although it is allowed to write "Allah is the great" or "there is no God except Allah and Muhammad is his messenger" on flags. See more »
Troy, King Arthur, Alexander, Gladiator ain't got nothing on this
I like Ridley Scott, not love, but like. He's made some great films (Blade Runner, Alien, Hannibal) as well as some I was never all that into (Gladiator, Black Hawk Down, G.I. Jane) I must admit with all the historical war films have come out over the past years I was reluctant to go see what I thought to be yet another Braveheart or Lord of the Rings minus the magic clone. Fortunetly, I underestimated Ridley this time. This film is by far one of his best. At first it may seem that Orlando Bloom is stuck once again in the role of a legendary warrior/archer/pirate slicing his way through an endless amount of baddies to win the battle. Thankfully this isn't the case. Here he plays a real character who gets injured and defeated, and has to think his way through battles just as much as he fights. The drama isn't tacked on either, even when Bloom is giving his addresses to his men urging them to fight it's never a cheesy impersonation of William Wallace. He doesn't preach freedom or unity or immortality, he makes it clear that these people are fighting for their lives and that's it. This isn't a cardboard copy straight out of the Hollywood quick buck machine. It's not just meant for summer eye candy. Kingdom of Heaven is a real film.
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