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.
William Monahan's first draft of the script was 186 pages. Executive producer Lisa Ellzey was worried that when such a large script was submitted to Fox for budget approval, the studio would balk at the length, so she called what she refers to as a "parenthetical meeting". ... ...
Squire: Clear the road, if you will.
(at around 2h 5 Mins) When Balian speaks to the people of Jerusalem after surrendering the city, a lock of hair blown across his face vanishes mid-frame.
English, Arabic, Latin, Italian
£2,530,445 (UK) (6 May 2005)
$47,396,698 (USA) (26 August 2005)
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