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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 »
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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 »

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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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,422,806, 31 March 2002
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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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

When Jamal is in front of the lake ready to go back "home" (before he changes his mind), in the first shot his medallion is clearly tucked in his shirt, in the next shot, when he turns back it's out, and in the very next shot it's tucked back in. See more »

Quotes

Jamal: Let's all give Percy some mercy.
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Connections

Version of Unidentified Flying Oddball (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Not a bad film.
11 November 2006 | by rjames-11See all my reviews

This film isn't fantastic, but it is far from dismal as many people here have made it out to be.

Sure, the premise of the movie is silly, but most of these types of comedy movies are. The film is entertaining and Martin Lawrence shows his comedic talent again.

If you think this film deserves one or two stars, you probably haven't seen enough movies. For a true 1-star film, go see "Going Overboard" with Adam Sandler---I bet you won't be able to watch it until the end.

Black Knight is a pretty good film and I recommend you see it if you get the chance.


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