Overall Rank: 17941
Average Rating: 2/4
# of Ratings: 193
Theatrical Release Date: 07/11/2003
Genre: Action, Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Stephen Norrington
Actors: Sean Connery, Naseeruddin Shah, Peta Wilson, Tony Curran, Stuart Townsend, Shane West
Plot: The greatest figures of the Victorian era, including Allan Quatermain, Captian Nemo, Tom Sawyer, Dr. Jekyll and the Invisible Man come together to fight an evil megalomaniac bent on taking over the world.
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 05/02/2014
The not really Extraordinary Gentlemen.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 07/28/2011
This is infamous as the film that made the great Sean Connery retire from acting. It's a mess of a movie - high concept, but poorly executed. Instead of fully-fleshed awesome throwbacks to known story characters, we get thin caricatures that bounce through grandiose action scene after grandiose action scene. Too much going on, not enough story.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 03/29/2012
The British government engage the services of a group of adventurers each with their own special powers to foil a plot to cause a world war. Yet another effects laden blockbuster based on a graphic novel, The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen is a little different because of its roots in classic literature. Each character is based on those featured in the works of Jules Verne, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde and the like and does so with varying success. Connery's Alan Quartermain is a fun cross between Henry Jones Junior and Senior, Townsend's Dorian Gray is dashingly amoral and Captain Nemo is reinvented as a martial artist in command of some spectacularly designed art deco retro technology. Mr Hyde however is some kind of shaved prosthetic gorilla with a personality disorder, the lady …
MovieAddict - wrote on 01/25/2012
It is the year 1899 in an alternate Victorian Age world. Sean Connery plays Allan Quatermain, a renowned adventurer who lived many perilous adventures. He is hired by a Mr. M to rid the world of a certain "The Fantom" who has better weapons than anyone and wants to start a World War so that he can supply countries with his weapons. The stoic Quatermain must lead a league composed of many different characters, each with a unique power (hence the title).This "League" comprises of Stuart Townsend as the smothering Dorian Gray (who is immortal), Mina Harker (a vampiress whose ability to morph into a flock of vampire bats was impressive as well), American secret service agent Tom Sawyer (who is good with guns), Rodney Skinner (The Invisible Man), Captain Nemo with his amazing transportation …
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