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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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Stephen Norrington

Writers:

Alan Moore (comic books), Kevin O'Neill (comic books) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Connery ... Allan Quatermain
Naseeruddin Shah ... Captain Nemo
Peta Wilson ... Mina Harker
Tony Curran ... Rodney Skinner
Stuart Townsend ... Dorian Gray
Shane West ... Tom Sawyer
Jason Flemyng ... Dr. Henry Jekyll / Edward Hyde
Richard Roxburgh ... M
Max Ryan ... Dante
Tom Goodman-Hill ... Sanderson Reed
David Hemmings ... Nigel
Terry O'Neill ... Ishmael
Rudolf Pellar ... Draper
Robert Willox Robert Willox ... Constable Dunning
Robert Orr 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 and inventor Captain Nemo, vampire 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 and Mr. Hyde.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

There were widespread rumors that Jason Isaacs was to play the part of British Agent Campion Bond. However, in an interview, Isaacs revealed he hadn't even read the script, and that all reports of him in the role were fabricated. See more »

Goofs

In the widescreen edition DVD When Allan Quartermain (Sean Connery) is talking with Agent Sawyer (Shane West) just before the "shooting lesson" he tells Sawyer about his last mission for the crown. Quartermain says "I even took my son ALONG" but the close caption reads; "I even took my SON-IN-LAW". Later on including the very next sentence in that same scene, Quartermain says that it was his son (not son-in-law) whom he lost on his previous mission. See more »

Quotes

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

The 20th Century Fox logo fades into a sign on the London skyline. See more »

Alternate Versions

For the Swedish release, approximately 33 seconds were cut from various violent scenes in order to receive an 11 certification. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Mommie Beerest (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

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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User Reviews

Much better than given credit for
30 January 2004 | by arabella_wiccan_childeSee all my reviews

Hello!

My father was actually the one to rent this movie. I dragged him down to the rental place and came home empty handed. I didn't look at the plot once I saw Connery was in it. He's not a bad actor, I just don't really care one way or the other about him.

Then he came in that night and tossed it into my lap. "You'll like it" he said. And I read the back. The word VAMPIRE automatically caught my attention and I was hooked from that second onward. The movie isn't the greatest, I'll admit. But it's definately engaging. You can't take it too seriously as it's based on fictional characters and takes place in an alternate universe. But it's funny, and has wonderful moments in it for the ladies who go for the hotties, or the guys who go for the action!


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Country:

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Language:

English | German | Italian

Release Date:

11 July 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

LXG: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen See more »

Filming Locations:

Hungary See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$78,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,075,892, 13 July 2003

Gross USA:

$66,465,204

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$179,265,204
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2.39 : 1
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