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In 13th-century England, a small group of Knights Templar fight to defend Rochester Castle against the tyrannical King John.

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Thomas Marshal
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Baron William d'Aubigny
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Baron Reginald de Cornhill
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Gil Becket
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Jedediah Coteral
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Joseph Wulfstan
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Guy the Squire
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Captain Tiberius
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Baron Darnay
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Maddy
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It is the year 1215 and the rebel barons of England have forced their despised King John to put his royal seal to the Magna Carta, a noble, seminal document that upheld the rights of free-men. Yet within months of pledging himself to the great charter, the King reneged on his word and assembled a mercenary army on the south coast of England with the intention of bringing the barons and the country back under his tyrannical rule. Barring his way stood the mighty Rochester castle, a place that would become the symbol of the rebel's momentous struggle for justice and freedom. Written by Anonymous

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Heavy metal goes medieval


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Rated R for strong graphic brutal battle sequences, and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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26 July 2011 (USA)  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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Richard Attenborough had been cast as Archbishop Langton, but had to decline the role after he suffered a debilitating fall down the stairs of his home (which unfortunately lead to his death, five days shy of his 91st birthday). See more »

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King John orders 40 pigs to make the fire in the tunnel. However, there are only two transports arriving. In each of these transports only about 5-6 pigs would fit. See more »

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Gil Becket: [to Marshal about Guy] I'll watch your boy's back, but who's watching mine?
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Certainly worth watching
27 July 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Firstly I am quite realistic about my expectations when a historical movie is made. Real history does not generally run smoothly nor is it engaging enough to fit conveniently into a 2 hour movie, so I refuse to nick-pick a screen writer for adding a little poetic license into a script or for the costume designer who doesn't have the time or resources to get the actors "just right".

With this in mind, I found the story enjoyable and it ran more or less historically and at a good pace, I was certainly never given enough pause to consider boredom. The fight scenes were very good and I agree with other criticisms on the reviews about the shaking camera making it extremely hard to concentrate on what was happening.

There was plenty of blood, limbs and sliced heads to appeal to the gore fest/action fans but it seemed to accurately reflect the face of medieval warfare with its close and gruesome nature.

The cast were a list of well known and respected actors, all of whom put in a good display with what they were given with Paul Giamatti's rant about the divinity of Kings being especially engaging.

Overall its not a classic nor will it win awards, but for a couple of hours action based escapism it is certainly worth the effort of watching and is far superior to a number of bigger budget Hollywood contemporaries.


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