The Three Musketeers Poster

Release Date: 1973

DVD Release Date: August 12th, 1998

PG|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
An adaptation of the classic Dumas novel, this film tells the tale of aspiring swordsman D'Artagnan (Michael York), who arrives in Paris with hopes of joining the royal guard. After clashing with three musketeers, Athos (Oliver Reed), Porthos (Frank Finlay) and Aramis (Richard Chamberlain), he joins them in fighting the forces of corrupt Cardinal Richelieu, led by Rochefort (Christopher Lee). When Richelieu attempts to undermine the queen, D'Artagnan and the musketeers must thwart his plans.

Cast: Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Michael York, Richard Chamberlain, Frank Finlay, Christopher Lee, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Geraldine Chaplin

Director: Richard Lester

Genres: Adventure

Production Co: Este Films

Keywords: Cheeky, Rousing, Rivalry, Quest, Charming

Awards

Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Art Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Film Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Anthony Asquith Award for Original Music for a Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical