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The Liberator (2013)

Libertador (original title)
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Simon Bolivar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great. His army never conquered -- it liberated.

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Simon Bolivar (as Édgar Ramírez)
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Antonio Jose de Sucre
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Maria Teresa Bolivar
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Juan Domingo de Monteverde
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Simón Rodriguez
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Simon Bolivar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great. His army never conquered -- it liberated.

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What kind of man would defy an Empire?


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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$69,992 (USA) (3 October 2014)

Gross:

$113,067 (USA) (10 October 2014)
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Official submission of Venezuela to the best foreign language film category of the 87th Academy Awards 2015. Made the shortlist of 9 films. See more »

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Liberating
8 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

After playing Carlos Edgar Ramirez takes on another historical figure. He's doing a great job again with this one, showing off more sides than one of a man who was very important. In Europe we might not have heard of him, which is why they compare his achievements with those of Alexander the Great. Different times and different possibilities of course are a bit of deal breaker in this comparison. But still, mostly doing positive things, should be acknowledged.

Having said that, we do have more than drama here, but less controversy (if you think Oliver Stones Alexander) in some respects. The fight or war scenes are shot nicely, as is the whole movie. Very good acting and neatly outlined story development help too. Not only for historian buffs, but anyone who loves a good story


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