PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama
Clive Owen got the the role of King Arthur after Russell Crowe, Mel Gibson and Hugh Jackman turned it down, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer vetoed the director's choice of a then comparatively unknown Daniel Craig because he was convinced Owen was going to be the next James Bond.
By 300 AD, the Roman Empire extended from Arabia to Britain. But they wanted more. More land. More peoples loyal and subservient to Rome. But no people so important as the powerful Sarmatians to the east. Thousands died on that field. And when the ...
When Arthur and Guinevere are standing together and Arthur is grieving over Dagonet's death, Guinevere puts her hand on Arthur's face under his left ear but in the next shot her hand is in a different position.
There are no opening credits, not even the production company and studio bumpers, only the title.
The film was originally envisioned and shot as an R-rated piece with corresponding graphic violence. However, after the picture had been edited, Disney executives demanded it be changed to a PG-13, hence necessitating a lot of effects work to remove the blood from the battle scenes. Additionally, a number of scenes were removed and rearranged, and some new scenes were added. In total, the Director's Cut runs roughly 15 minutes longer than the theatrical cut. These additions include:
English, Latin, Irish, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
$15,193,907 (USA) (11 July 2004)
$51,882,244 (USA) (21 December 2004)
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