Overall Rank: 4044
Average Rating: 2.6/4
# of Ratings: 266
Theatrical Release Date: 05/11/2001
Genre: Action, Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Brian Helgeland
Actors: Heath Ledger, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon, Paul Bettany, Laura Fraser, Alan Tudyk
Plot: A young squire by the name of Will Thatcher poses as a knight to win glory and fame (and hopefully the heart of the beautiful Jocelyn) with the help of Wot, Roland and his herald, none other than Chaucer himself. Comedy and adventure ensue.
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mitchellyoung - wrote on 03/27/2012
Some of the juxtaposition of modern elements with medieval action is silly fun, but a lot of the film is mediocre. The characters never rise above thin caricatures and some of the dialogue and attempts at modernity are almost too cheesy.
Snoogans - wrote on 12/20/2011
Average to it's core. Nothing very memorable, but nothing bad either.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 02/12/2012
A young squire dons his master's armour when he drops dead during a tournament and so sets about impersonating a nobleman to transcend his peasant origins as a champion jouster. History gets the Hollywood treatment as the kiddie-friendly "you can be anything you want to be if you believe in yourself" message gets rammed down our throats yet again. Our square jawed hero is of course valiant in battle but a tongue tied boob in the company of the beautiful princess who is, as all Medieval princesses were, a cross between a Maxim cover girl and a suffragette. Accompanied by bickering, streetwise sidekicks (including Geoffrey Chaucer who is demoted to a cross between a fairground barker and Don King) and finding a nemesis in the shape of a hissable nobleman who inevitably discovers his secret …
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