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The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.

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Venetian Nobleman
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Sergeant Venetian Guard
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After failing in a scheme to steal Leonardo Da Vinci's airship blueprints, the Musketeers are disbanded by Cardinal Richelieu leaving Athos, Porthos and Aramis on the streets of Paris. In the meantime, the young, reckless and ambitious D'Artagnan has set off from Gascony with dreams of becoming a musketeer himself, not realizing that they have been disbanded. In no time, D'Artagnan manages to offend Athos, Porthos and Aramis on different occasions and challenges them all to duels. However before the duels can take place they are attacked by guards, trying to arrest them for illegal dueling. The ex-musketeers and D'Artagnan fight off the soldiers, leading to the four men becoming a band with the motto of "All for one, and one for all". Count Richelieu is not only determined to be rid of the musketeers, but also schemes with Athos' former lover Milady to undermine the reign of King Louis and his wife. The musketeers and D'Artagnan are determined to save the royal family and France ... Written by WellardRockard

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musketeer | duel | guard | soldier | airship | See more »

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Every legend has a new beginning.


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

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21 October 2011 (USA)  »

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Los tres mosqueteros  »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,674,452 (USA) (21 October 2011)

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$20,315,324 (USA) (16 December 2011)
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Playing Rochefort, Mads Mikkelsen in this movie wears an eye-patch over the very same left eye that his Le Chiffre character wept blood in Casino Royale (2006). It's also over the eye Mikkelsen missed in Valhalla Rising (2009) when playing the viking warrior/spirit known as One-Eye. See more »

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For clarification, some swords were known as "thrust and cut" weapons. However, the swords used in the film, with the exception of Porthos, are designed purely for thrusting. The sharpened edges on the blades that appear in certain scenes were designed historically to help the blade get through tough material (like leather) during the thrust. These facts result in some rather direct mistakes in sword play in the film. In particular, the final duel between Rochefort and D'artagnan shows many errors. For a key example, during this duel Rochefort attempts several times to attack D'artagnan by sweeping his rapier in a downward or sideways ark as if to slash him. In reality, the swords used lack both the weight and rigidity to inflict anymore than a superficial surface wound. See more »

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King Louis XIII of France: [gazing at Buckingham's war machine] What is that thing called, anyway Richelieu?
Richelieu: An... airship, your Majesty?
King Louis XIII of France: Why don't I have one of those?
Richelieu: An oversight on our part.
King Louis XIII of France: Right,
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King Louis XIII of France: right.
[angrily]
King Louis XIII of France: Well, build me one.
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Version of Os três Mosqueteiros (1957) See more »

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Royal Dance
Written by A. R. Luciani
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Not following the plot of the book but I don't care
6 July 2012 | by (Warsaw, Poland) – See all my reviews

When I discovered that the Three Musketeers film was being made by P.W.S. Anderson I was very surprised. It's one of those classic stories that are difficult to change into brainless action-adventure movie without losing the heart and style. But I was very eager to see what Anderson would do with the material provided by the scriptwriter. I expected great action movie, with massive and beautiful sets, wonderful music and well choreographed fight scenes. And the movie is exactly what I expected it to be.

I don't care whether the plot followers the book or not - I go to the cinema to have a great fun, and great fun I had indeed. It is really done with style but Anderson's haters will never like any of his movies.


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