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.
After the team arrived in Morocco, an article appeared in the Daily Telegraph on January 20th, 2004 claiming that the film "panders to Osama bin Laden". However, the writer of the article was quickly exposed as not having seen the screenplay. Subsequently however,... ...
Squire: Clear the road, if you will.
In the movie we see Mullah (Khaled Nabawy) wearing clothes with inscriptions of the Quran on the arms. In Islam, it's completely forbidden to write any of the names of Allah, or any verses from the Quran on clothes. Although it is allowed to write "Allah is the great" or "there is no God except Allah and Muhammad is his messenger" on flags.
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£2,530,445 (UK) (6 May 2005)
$47,396,698 (USA) (26 August 2005)