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.
The film had so many complicated fight scenes that Mel Gibson hired two stunt coordinators for the job.
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.
The UK version was cut by 2 secs at the behest of the BBFC to obtain a 15 certificate. The front view of Wallace's revenge cutting of the magistrate's throat cuts away to a side shot and then back again. This BBFC-cut DVD has been released into other markets such as Australia and Scandinavia which previously enjoyed the uncensored copy of the film theatrically and on VHS. The BBFC waived the cuts in December 2009.
English, French, Latin, Scottish Gaelic, Italian
$9,938,276 (USA) (31 July 2012)