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Outlaw King (2018)

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A true David vs. Goliath story of how the 14th century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert the Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.

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David Mackenzie

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Bathsheba Doran (screenplay by) (as Bash Doran), David Mackenzie (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Pine ... Robert Bruce, Earl of Carrick
Stephen Dillane ... King Edward I of England
Rebecca Robin ... Queen Margaret of England
Billy Howle ... Edward, Prince of Wales
Paul Blair Paul Blair ... William Lamberton, Bishop of St. Andrews
Sam Spruell ... Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke
Jonny Phillips ... Richard de Burgh, Earl of Ulster
Ben Clifford ... Piers Gaveston, Earl of Cornwall
Jamie Maclachlan ... Roger de Mowbray
Duncan Lacroix ... Henry de Percy, Baron Percy
Kevin Mains Kevin Mains ... John Macduff, Earl of Buchan
Callan Mulvey ... John III Comyn, Lord of Badenoch
Steven Cree ... Sir Christopher Seton
Tony Curran ... Angus Og Macdonald, Lord of Islay
James Cosmo ... Robert Bruce Senior
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After being declared "Outlaw" by the occupying English Empire, Robert the Bruce (Chris Pine) raises an army of Scottish fighters in rebellion. Twists and turns all across the Scottish countryside lead this film on an epic, "true to historical events", journey that captures heroism at its core! Written by Nick Chupick

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Based on the Untold True Story


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sequences of brutal war violence, some sexuality, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Elizabeth de Burgh is depicted as English, in reality she was of mixed Native Irish and Anglo-Norman ancestry and was born and raised in Ulster. In 1315 (eight years after Loudon Hill) Robert would lead an, ultimately unsuccessful, invasion of Ireland aimed at freeing the country from English rule. Elizabeth's father Richard Óg de Burgh, 2nd Earl of Ulster led the Anglo-Norman forces against his son-in-law. See more »

Goofs

A number of times the English army is seen leaving London over a bridge across a wide river, implying the River Thames. However, this would take the army south instead of to the north where Scotland actually lies. See more »

Quotes

Robert Bruce, Earl of Carrick: We need to unite Scotland.
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Connections

References Andrei Rublev (1966) See more »

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Great history, writing only OK
19 September 2018 | by amywolfe11325See all my reviews

Saw this at TIFF and it was definitely a fun and interesting movie. As a history buff the costumes and overall historical accuracy was great. However the scenes moved incredibly quickly, and the writing didn't have a lot of heart. Bruce is all the good guy and the king and prince of wales pure evil. The characters are so much more complex in real life and adding that to the script could have made it fall a little less flat. Again it was fun, but not exactly an Oscar film.


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Release Date:

9 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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$120,000,000 (estimated)
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2.39 : 1
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