R | | Biography, Drama, History
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.
Among the films Gibson watched in order to prepare to direct this film were Roman Polanski's Macbeth (1971), Spartacus (1960), Chimes at Midnight (1965), Alexander Nevsky (1938), A Man for All Seasons (1966), The Lion in Winter (1968), Seven Samurai (1954), Throne of Blood (1957) and NFL films.
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 the very end of the movie, watch the man standing to the left of the Bruce at Banickburn. In a shot from behind, there is a man with very short and curly hair. In the very next shot, from the front this time, a different man with very long and straight hair is to Robert's left.
With the exception of the title of the movie, there are no opening credits.
English, French, Latin, Scottish Gaelic
$9,938,276 (USA) (31 July 2012)
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