R | | Action, Adventure, Drama
Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.
7 May 2005 | Duk
8 | excellent, fair to islam, sweeping, narrative could have used tightening...
I really enjoyed this movie. The way the movie started in Europe and how dark it was there... and the journey to ...
William Monahan was brought to the attention of Ridley Scott by Scott's associate, Lisa Ellzey during filming of Scott's previous film Matchstick Men (2003) with a script titled Tripoli, intended to be a Russell Crowe vehicle. Ridley Scott would work on Tripoli in the evening after shooting Matchstick Men (2003) during the day. He and his team would ... ...
Squire: Clear the road, if you will.
Throughout the battle scenes, the crescent moon and star are used as symbols of Islam. However, these were only adopted by Muslims in the 14th century, beginning in North Africa. 12th century Arab armies would have carried black, green or white flags.
English, Arabic, Latin, Italian
£2,530,445 (UK) (6 May 2005)
$47,396,698 (USA) (26 August 2005)
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