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.
Mel Gibson jokingly predicted critics would call the movie "Mad Mac." He was right.
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 one point, when a bit player escorts Wallace's friend away, he utters his only line without a Scottish accent. Someone from southern California must be visiting Wallace's army.
With the exception of the title of the movie, there are no opening credits.
When the film was originally released, the final voice over tells us that the Scots "won their freedom... forever." The "forever" was deleted for the re-release and other future editions. It can still be found, however, in the liner notes of the soundtrack album.
English, French, Latin, Scottish Gaelic, Italian
$9,938,276 (USA) (31 July 2012)
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