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The Last Legion (2007)

As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.

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Romulus Augustus (as Thomas Sangster)
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Circa 460 A.D. Mira was born in a warrior-family in Kerala, India, was well versed in martial arts and self-defense, so much so that she was recruited by the Spanish royalty and re-located to Constantinople. From there she was instructed to assist Roman Commander Aurelius to plan the escape of 12-year old Romulus Augustus Caesar from a prison in Capri after his parents had been killed by the leader of the Alliance in turmoil-stricken Rome that has seen the deaths of five emperors in five years. Mira, Aurelius, and a Priest, Ambrosinius, along with a handful of loyal soldiers were successful in the escape plan and deliver Romulus to Roman Senator Nestor. What the crew do not realize is that their task is not over yet, for Nestor is all set to betray Romulus, leaving them with no alternative but to flee to Britannia, where they will be forced to confront a seemingly invincible Vortygn, whose main aim is to obtain a powerful sword that was meant for defense and defeat, and also ensure ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense action violence | See all certifications »

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A Última Legião  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,746,312 (USA) (17 August 2007)

Gross:

$5,932,060 (USA) (26 October 2007)
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Ferdinand Kingsley, son of actor Ben Kingsley, played Sir Ben Kingsley's character in flashbacks as a young man in Britannia (at around 13 mins). See more »

Goofs

The invention of stirrups did not reach the Roman Empire. This invention arrived only after the fall of their reign, around the 7th century. As such the horsemen could not have used stirrups as seen in this film. See more »

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[after Wulfila kills Orestes]
Hrothgar: Odoacer wants the boy alive!
Wulfila: I'll do my best.
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References Love Actually (2003) See more »

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17 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie starts with an interesting theme, but quickly turns into one cliché after another.I liked how they linked the Arthurian legend to the line of Caesar. How ever the Standard group setting in Sword and Sorceror movies soon kicked in. Complete with the girl pretending to be a man, the Black guy(unexplained) in the middle of a foreign country, the battle weary soldier, the wise-old man and the child they must all protect. The acting by the Goths was laughable as well as the main villain. It's like they took a movie written for children and tried to add violence at the last minute. I say it was a waste of time and a disappointment


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