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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.

Director:

Gil Junger

Writers:

Darryl Quarles (as Darryl J. Quarles), Peter Gaulke | 1 more credit »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Lawrence ... Jamal Walker / Skywalker
Marsha Thomason ... Victoria the Chambermaid / Nicole
Tom Wilkinson ... Sir Knolte of Marlborough
Vincent Regan ... Percival, Leo's Chief Henchman
Daryl Mitchell ... Steve
Michael Countryman ... Phillip, Leo's Chamberlain
Kevin Conway ... King Leo
Jeannette Weegar Jeannette Weegar ... Princess Regina, Leo's Daughter
Erik Jensen ... Derek
Dikran Tulaine ... Dennis
Helen Carey ... The Queen
Michael Burgess Michael Burgess ... Ernie
Isabell O'Connor Isabell O'Connor ... Mrs. Bostick, 'Medieval World' Owner (as Isabell Monk)
Kevin Stillwell ... Knight #1
Mikey Post ... 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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Taglines:

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chevalier noir See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,102,948, 25 November 2001

Gross USA:

$33,426,971

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,976,235
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Chris Tucker was originally cast as Jamal Walker. See more »

Goofs

As the camera pulls back after Jamal falls into the moat and "disappears", he can be seen at the lower right of the screen swimming away. See more »

Quotes

Percival: [to Jamal] Does thou mock me?
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Alternate Versions

UK Version was cut by 5 secs by the distributor (potentially dangerous imitable technique (spray from an aerosol can be ignited with a lighter)) to secure a 'PG' rating. An uncut '12' rating was available. See more »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

DANCE TO THE MUSIC
Written by Sly Stone (as Sylvester Stewart)
Performed by Sly and the Family Stone
Courtesy Epic Records
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95 minutes of pure terror
10 December 2001 | by goodfather2002See all my reviews

B O M B. Wow! It is just hard to comprehend how terrible this movie really is. At the beginning when you see Martin Lawrence brushing his eyebrows with a toothbrush you know it is off to a bad start. To add to that the jokes are just horrendous. I sat stoned face until the end when you see Martin Lawrence's ugly mug pressed up to the camera. I don't know if it was the relief that the movie is over or that he is just plain ugly. Or because they were trying to set it up for an even crappier sequel.


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