Despite trying to keep his swashbuckling to a minimum, a threat to California's pending statehood causes the adventure-loving Alejandro de la Vega (Banderas) -- and his wife, Elena (Zeta-Jones) -- to take action.
When an escort girl is found dead in the offices of a Japanese company in Los Angeles, detectives Web Smith and John Connor act as liaison between the company's executives and the investigating cop Tom Graham.
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
In the comic book version of The League, Mina Harker (who refers to herself by her maiden name, Mina Murray) does not have vampiric abilities. The only reference to her past are large scars from bite marks on her neck which are hidden by a scarf. Additionally, she is the League's leader, the one who is responsible for recruiting the other members. See more »
When the League are seeing Mina Harker bite her first victim in the library, the shot of Dorian Gray close up is reversed. His hair is parted the wrong way over his head. See more »
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 »
For the Swedish release, approximately 33 seconds were cut from various violent scenes in order to receive an 11 certification. See more »
For those of you who agree with me in that your main stream critics are basically worthless, a person with a thing called "imagination" is required.
I had my reservations about this film from the beginning. Was this going to be another Highland part III?
But to my astonishment this movie turned about to be great. Here are a group of characters who you would never see together. These characters have a well defined existence in the root of many of our classic novels and such.
Each of them at-odds with own demons, yet working together for a common good.
I recommend this to any body who has imagination and who doesn't "literally" take a movies premise word for word from its original reference.
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