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.
Hans Zimmer was originally attached as the film's Composer, but was replaced by Harry Gregson-Williams. A few weeks after this, the opposite occurred for another film: Zimmer replaced Gregson-Williams for the scoring duties of Madagascar (2005).
Squire: Clear the road, if you will.
At about the 1 hour 50 mark during the siege of Jerusalem the crescent moon can be seen above Jerusalem as the camera pans back from Balian. This is incorrect as the moon went from waxing gibbous to waning gibbous during the dates of the siege (20th September, 1187 - 2nd October, 1187).
The opening 20th Century Fox logo has a ocher-yellow tint added to it.
English, Arabic, Latin, Italian
$445,232 (Austria) (6 May 2005)
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