R | | Biography, Drama, History
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.
Although the majority of the characters in the film are Scottish, the actors portraying them were mostly drawn from England, Wales and Ireland. Angus Macfadyen (Robert the Bruce) and Brian Cox (Argyle) are notable exceptions. Ironically, the one Irish character in the film (Stephen), is played by Scottish actor David O'Hara.
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 ...
When the English soldier interrupts the wedding, some sort of box on top of a tripod it visible on the left side, with blue tarp on it.
On USA prints, the Paramount Pictures logo has a gray tint, while on international prints, the 20th Century Fox logo fanfare is muted.
When Braveheart was first shown on US Broadcast television, over two nights, a longer cut was shown - with additional footage not seen theatrically:
English, French, Latin, Scottish Gaelic, Italian
$9,938,276 (USA) (31 July 2012)
Check out our guide to the Academy Awards, our coverage of the 2019 awards season, and more.