R | | Biography, Drama, History
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.
Screenwriter Randall Wallace initially planned to start the story with William Wallace as an adult, and added the prologue of his childhood only as an afterthought. As the sequence was first written, Murron gave William a rose (rather than a thistle) at his ... ...
I shall tell you of William Wallace. Historians from England will say I am a liar, but history is written by those who have hanged heroes. The king of Scotland had died without a son, and the king of England, a cruel pagan known as Edward the ...
Malcolm Wallace: I ...
At the end of the first battle, when William Wallace is standing looking upon the field, the nobleman arrives on his horse to salute Wallace because of their victory. In the background, an Englishman and a Scot are fighting. They are obviously doing a repeated sequence where the Englishman pushes his sword across the Scot, a mortal blow, and the Scot just turns around and continues the sequence as if nothing happened.
On USA prints, the Paramount Pictures logo has a gray tint, while on international prints, the 20th Century Fox logo fanfare is muted.
English, French, Latin, Scottish Gaelic
$9,938,276 (USA) (31 July 2012)
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