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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)

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A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son, two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian.



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Set in the kingdom of Ehb, the story follows Farmer (Jason Statham), who was adopted by his village. When Farmer's wife, Solana (Claire Forlani), and his son leave to sell vegetables at the town of Stonebridge, Farmer's farm is attacked by creatures called Krugs. With the help of his friend and neighbor Norrick (Ron Perlman), he travels to Stonebridge where his wife and son are. Before he arrives, the Krugs, controlled by the wizard Gallian (Ray Liotta), kill his son and capture his wife. Farmer, with the help of Bastian (Will Sanderson), his brother-in-law, and Norrick sets out to find and rescue his wife. The King's nephew Fallow (Matthew Lillard) is conspiring with the wizard Gallian to take over the kingdom led by King Konreid ('Burt Reynolds'). Written by btphelps and others

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Rise and fight

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

11 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dungeon Siege  »


Box Office


$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€696,202 (Germany), 2 December 2007, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,984,524, 13 January 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,535,117, 20 January 2008
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Technical Specs


| (Director's Cut DVD)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Uwe Boll claims that the two hours and thirty-six-minute Director's Cut of the film is not, in fact, the complete version of the film. Boll claims that an unreleased, three-hour version of the movie was created, that featured more scenes of character development. See more »


When King Konreid, on horseback, addresses his troops in front of the castle, neither he nor his horse casts a shadow because of the poor compositing work. See more »


[first lines]
Muriella: I knew you'd come.
Gallian: I told you I would.
Muriella: I mean, I felt it. I felt it before you came.
Gallian: You are developing your powers well, Muriella. Our time together is paying off!
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The Fire Burns Forever
Performed by Hammerfall
Music & Lyrics by Oscar Dronjak / Joacim Cans
Published by Hanseatic/Warner Chappell
Courtesy of Nuclear Blast
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Cheesy Fun
12 January 2008 | by See all my reviews

First: Burt Reynolds is the king! :) Cool and cheesy like a Shatner marathon.

Secondly, there is enough eye candy for everyone.

I didn't think I'd find a hidden Oscar-worthy film, but I knew I might have a great time hootin' at bad lines of overwrought dialogue. I did, but I also found myself following a nice B movie story with various nits to argue with friends(Why the women are mostly wasted in their roles, another talky villain?, mostly dropped plots suddenly found, but only for fight scenes), but still? I'd recommend this for a weekend matinée or a dollar movie selection.

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