• The 13th Warrior (1999)

The 13th Warrior

Release Date: 1999

DVD Release Date: January 18th, 2000

R |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

A Muslim ambassador exiled from his homeland, Ahmad ibn Fadlan (Antonio Banderas) finds himself in the company of Vikings. While the behavior of the Norsemen initially offends ibn Fadlan, the more cultured outsider grows to respect the tough, if uncouth, warriors. During their travels together, ibn Fadlan and the Vikings get word of an evil presence closing in, and they must fight the frightening and formidable force, which was previously thought to exist only in legend.

Cast: Antonio Banderas, Diane Venora, Dennis Storhøi, Omar Sharif, Anders T. Andersen, Richard Bremmer, Tony Curran, Mischa Hausserman

Director: Michael Crichton , John McTiernan

Genres: Action , Adventure

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures

Keywords: Spirited, Quest, Gritty

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Bob GrahamSan Francisco Chronicle

    It falls short where it counts: In the final confrontation. show more

  • 40
    Michael AtkinsonMr. Showbiz

    Indulges in enough grubby histrionics and costume-adventure cliches to give you fifth-grade flashbacks. show more

  • 75
    Jonathan ForemanNew York Post

    A deeply pleasurable, old-fashioned blood-'n'-guts adventure film.

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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