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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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Box Office

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

Sean Connery had a particularly bad working relationship with Stephen Norrington. Norrington did not attend the opening party, and when Connery was asked where Stephen could be, he is said to have replied, "Check the local asylum." See more »

Goofs

When Mr.Hyde grabs a door as a shield from bullets before any bullets hit it there are bullet holes in it. This is pointed out by the producer on the DVD commentary. 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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References The Final Problem (1923) See more »

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Promenade by the Sea
Score lyrics written by Victoria Seale
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12 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

I'm new to Alan Moore and I am thoroughly impressed. I just returned from the film and heard about a number of bad reviews. The bad reviews are understandable, but keep in mind that it's coming from people who don't enjoy really good stories (OH they'll insist to the death that they do). I've even seen a split amongst the community of el geekos, but I find it seems to be an even split between the rationals and idealists (the idealists being the LXG/Alan Moore appreciators).

Although this film has all of the typical hollywood blockbuster trimmings, it is a diamond in the rough. Here's the ticket:

1. Read the reviews and have pity on their authors 2. Go to the movie with someone you like 3. Sit back and enjoy a supremely crafted story that could only be imagined by a great literary mind. 4. Don't get all tight about plausibility...

This is definitely going to be a classic. "Leagues" better than X-Men, but X-Men was made more for the candy eaters.. LXG OTOH is some good meat...

Chin, chin

mrgray


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