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Tristan + Isolde (2006)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 13 January 2006 (USA)
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An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.



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An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers. Written by Brian@filmschoolrejects.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Love conquers all - even marriage... See more »


Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 January 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tristan & Isolde  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$7,612,008 (USA) (13 January 2006)


$14,732,623 (USA) (24 March 2006)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The last movie to be released by Franchise Pictures before the company went bankrupt. See more »


When Tristan's funeral boat is put out to sea as- the camera rises the water is whipped up by the helicopter's rotors. This scene was also used in the music video by Gavin DeGraw. See more »


[first lines]
Title Card: Britain. The Dark Ages. / The Roman Empire has fallen / The land lies in ruins, divided among feuding tribes. / To the west, Ireland has flourished - untouched by the Romans, protected by the sea. / Led by their powerful and righteous king, the Irish have subdued the Britons... / Knowing that if Ireland is to prosper, the tribes must never be allowed to unite.
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Loved It!
15 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I took my GF to it last night. It was her birthday and she had the pick of which movie to see. I had not seen any of the trailers for it and was told it was a romance. What I saw was not at all what I expected! Set back when there were Kings and Lords, it kept me entertained through the whole 2 hrs! There were several lesser name actors that I recognized which made it even more appealing. No huge stars overacting! I've been told that the movie does not follow the fable exactly, but I had never heard the fable so I can't verify this. Not an action flick like Gladiator or Troy, but if you like that era this is a movie for you!

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