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PG-13| 2 hr. 12 min.

Plot Summary
The former musketeer Athos (John Malkovich) swears vengeance after despotic King Louis XIV (Leonardo DiCaprio) causes the death of his son. Summoning his old comrades Porthos (Gérard Depardieu) and Aramis (Jeremy Irons), he hatches a plan to liberate a shackled prisoner rumored to be the king's twin brother, and then install him on the throne. But the three musketeers must also contend with their old friend D'Artagnan (Gabriel Byrne), who has remained in the king's service.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio , Jeremy Irons , John Malkovich , Gérard Depardieu , Gabriel Byrne , Anne Parillaud , Judith Godrèche , Edward Atterton

Director: Randall Wallace

Genres: Adventure

Distributor: United Artists

The Man In The Iron Mask (1998)

Release Date: March 13th, 1998|2 hr. 12 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • Viewers expecting rip-roaring, chandelier- swinging swordplay adventure are likely to be disappointed by the measured tone and portentous verbal interplay. show more

  • I could see how, with a rewrite and a better focus, this could have been a film of "Braveheart'' quality instead of basically just a costume swashbuckler. show more

  • The problem with this movie is that Wallace has attempted to squeeze a 500-page book into a 130-minute motion picture, something that can't be done without major sacrifices. show more

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  • The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)

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