The three best of the disbanded Musketeers - Athos, Porthos, and Aramis - join a young hotheaded would-be-Musketeer, D'Artagnan, to stop the Cardinal Richelieu's evil plot: to form an ...
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The three best of the disbanded Musketeers - Athos, Porthos, and Aramis - join a young hotheaded would-be-Musketeer, D'Artagnan, to stop the Cardinal Richelieu's evil plot: to form an alliance with enemy England by way of the mysterious Milady. Rochefort, the Cardinal's right-hand man, announces the official disbanding of the King's Musketeers. Three, however, refuse to throw down their swords - Athos the fighter and drinker, Porthos the pirate and lover, and Aramis the priest and poet. Arriving in Paris to join the Musketeers, D'Artagnan uncovers the Cardinal's plans, and the four set out on a mission to protect King and Country.Written by
A rival TriStar version was also in development at the same time as this film, with star Johnny Depp and director Jeremiah S. Chechik attached. Ultimately, it fell through. Oliver Platt had also been approached to play Porthos in that version as well. Interestingly, Chechik would direct Platt two years later in the film Tall Tale (1995). See more »
The copyright date (in Roman numerals) is incorrect in the end credits (it is missing an 'M'). The film shows (c) MCXCIII (1193) when it should read (c) MCMXCIII (1993). See more »
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There's no queen of America!
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Ok, want to watch a really bad movie tonight? Go rent this one.
Even people who haven't read the book won't appreciate this farce, and for those who have, they'll never respect any actor who took part in this fleecing of Alexandre Dumas's classic. What is the deal with all this mess? The Musketeers disbanded? Cardinal Richeleau trying to assassinate Louis XIII? Milady going to England to sign a treaty of war with the Duke of Buckingham? She went there to assassinate him! This whole movie is a crock. The producers couldn't leave anything intact. After the fight with the Cardinal's guards, the four men went away delighted with having beatin the guards, they didn't run off and leave D'Artagnan like that. And what is with the gay little charactor fighting D'Artagnan at the beginning? That's not at all how he left for Paris. His father, Rochefort never killed him, gave him his sword, some money, and a letter for the Captain of the Musketeers. D'Artagnan met Rochefort on the road and fought with him on his way to Paris, that's why D'Artagnan really hated Rochefort. I could go one all night like this, but instead, I'll give the readers one piece of advice. Stay away from this movie as you would a rabid dog, rent the 1974 version with Michael York, Richard Chamberlain, Oliver Reed, and Charlton Heston, it's ten times better, follows the book to perfection, and is hilariously funny at the same time. Don't even waste 50 cents to rent this flop. Only watch this version if Mystery Science Theatre 2000 decides to bash it!
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