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Black Knight (2001)

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Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jamal Walker / Skywalker
... Victoria the Chambermaid / Nicole
... Sir Knolte of Marlborough
... Percival, Leo's Chief Henchman
... Steve
... Phillip, Leo's Chamberlain
... King Leo
Jeannette Weegar ... Princess Regina, Leo's Daughter
... Derek
... Dennis
... The Queen
Michael Burgess ... Ernie
Isabell O'Connor ... Mrs. Bostick, 'Medieval World' Owner (as Isabell Monk)
... Knight #1
... Young Man (as Michael Post)
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Storyline

This is the story an amusement park employee named Jamal Walker who is magically transported back to medieval times in 14th-century England. There, Jamal meets Sir Knolte, a dissolute knight, before he stumbles into the court of the usurper King Leo. Jamal is impressed by what he thinks is the realism of the theme park; only after witnessing a gory beheading does he realize, with horror, where he really is. Jamal encounters the beautiful Victoria who is scheming to return the queen to the throne, and falls afoul of the evil Sir Percival. Joining forces with Sir Knolte and Victoria, Jamal teaches the rebels some helpful football, golfing, and boxing moves, before he dons the armor of the awesome "Black Knight"! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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He's About To Get Medieval On You. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for language, sexual/crude humor and battle violence | See all certifications »

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21 November 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chevalier noir  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,102,948, 25 November 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,422,806, 31 March 2002
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Trivia

Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism helped in the historical recreation of this movie by providing consulting work and playing as extras. See more »

Goofs

During the scenes when Jamal is about to be beheaded, the Hungarian national flag is clearly visible in the background, on multiple occasions. See more »

Quotes

Jamal: Do you have a thong?
Victoria: Excuse me?
Jamal: Never mind. We'll just take an old pair of drawers and cut the ass out.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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GET US OFFA THAT THING
Written by Deanna Brown, Deidra Brown and Yamma Brown
Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of Polydor Records
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Yawn...
7 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

I am sure if you like Martin Lawrence you will probably like this movie. Personally, I don't think it is really that funny. It feels like a Disney Saturday Morning Special. Sure there are few parts that are funny and a few parts that are mildly heart warming. Aside from some language and some sexual content, the only person that I think could possibly enjoy this movie is a little kid. Perhaps, I am not giving the little tykes enough credit, they may have enough savvy to think the movie is boring like I did.


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