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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

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In an alternate Victorian Age world, a group of famous contemporary fantasy, science fiction, and adventure characters team up on a secret mission.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Allan Quatermain
... Captain Nemo
... Mina Harker
... Rodney Skinner
... Dorian Gray
... Tom Sawyer
... Dr. Henry Jekyll / Edward Hyde
... M
... Dante
... Sanderson Reed
... Nigel
Terry O'Neill ... Ishmael
... Draper
Robert Willox ... Constable Dunning
Robert Orr ... Running Officer
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Storyline

Renowned adventurer Allan Quatermain leads a team of extraordinary figures with legendary powers to battle the technological terror of a madman known as "The Fantom." This "League" comprises seafarer/inventor Captain Nemo, vampiress Mina Harker, an invisible man named Rodney Skinner, American secret service agent Tom Sawyer, the ageless and invincible Dorian Gray, and the dangerous split personality of Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of fantasy violence, language and innuendo | See all certifications »

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11 July 2003 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$78,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,075,892, 13 July 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$66,465,204

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$179,265,204
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Trivia

20th Century Fox was unable to get the rights for the literary character of The Invisible Man, created by H.G. Wells. Not only did this necessitate the character in the film have his name changed from the book's "Griffin", but that he could never be referred to as "the" Invisible Man, only "an" invisible man. See more »

Goofs

The sailors on the sinking Nautilus turn both handwheels on the engine room door to seal it, but Jekyll only turns one handwheel to unseal and open it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sanderson Reed: [to coachman] Don't... wander... off.
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Crazy Credits

In the original theatrical release, during the opening credits when Alan Moore's credit first begins to appear on screen, it reads "Based on the COMIC BOOK by Alan Moore" but suddenly changes to "Based on the GRAPHIC NOVEL by Alan Moore". See more »

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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #30.4 (2003) See more »

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Son of Africa
Score lyrics written by Joseph Shabalala
Score vocal performance by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Ladysmith Black Mambazo appears courtesy of Gallo Records Company
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Good fun
22 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

I bought this movie on DVD months ago but kept putting off watching it because of all the bad reviews. When I finally got round to watching it I realised that the problem was that too many fanboys out there were complaining that it wasn't the comic. Well it isn't meant to be.

The acting is good, as you would expect of the cast, the plot perfectly fine, the action entertaining. On the downside the CGI is pretty ropey.

Sure if you want historic accuracy you need to look elsewhere - but here's a point: Allan Quateman did not really exist.

If you're a fanboy, avoid this and carry on reading the comics. If however you just want to waste a couple of hours of your life on popcorn entertainment, this'll do fine.


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