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The Three Musketeers (2011)

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The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.

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Venetian Nobleman
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Markus Brandl ...
Sergeant Venetian Guard
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Drunk
Susanne Wolff ...
Cougar
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After failing in a scheme to steal Leonardo Da Vinci's airship blueprints, the Musketeers are disbanded by Cardinal Richelieu leaving Athos, Porthos and Aramis on the streets of Paris. In the meantime, the young, reckless and ambitious D'Artagnan has set off from Gascony with dreams of becoming a musketeer himself, not realizing that they have been disbanded. In no time, D'Artagnan manages to offend Athos, Porthos and Aramis on different occasions and challenges them all to duels. However before the duels can take place they are attacked by guards, trying to arrest them for illegal dueling. The ex-musketeers and D'Artagnan fight off the soldiers, leading to the four men becoming a band with the motto of "All for one, and one for all". Count Richelieu is not only determined to be rid of the musketeers, but also schemes with Athos' former lover Milady to undermine the reign of King Louis and his wife. The musketeers and D'Artagnan are determined to save the royal family and France ... Written by WellardRockard

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Every legend has a new beginning.


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of adventure action violence | See all certifications »

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21 October 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los tres mosqueteros  »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,674,452 (USA) (21 October 2011)

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$20,315,324 (USA) (16 December 2011)
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Trivia

The so called "Ring of fire" crows nest with its 31 cannons was built as a fully working version out of a mass of wood in only fourteen days by a German company called 'pyro.labs berlin'. It is on display in the Babelsberg movie studio film park. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 30 mins) D'Artagnan's legs are throwing double shadows. One to his rear, one to his front, revealing the studio location for this shot. See more »

Quotes

King Louis XIII of France: [gazing at Buckingham's war machine] What is that thing called, anyway Richelieu?
Richelieu: An... airship, your Majesty?
King Louis XIII of France: Why don't I have one of those?
Richelieu: An oversight on our part.
King Louis XIII of France: Right,
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King Louis XIII of France: right.
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King Louis XIII of France: Well, build me one.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie, the first credits have a dedication,"For Bernd", referencing Bernd Eichinger, who died in January of 2011. He was producer of 4 of the Resident Evil films, also directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. See more »

Connections

Version of The Three Musketeers (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Praetorius: 2. Gavotte (Dances from Terpsichore)
Performed by Collegium Terpsichore, Fritz Neumeyer
1960 Deutsche Grammophon
Courtesy of Universal Music Classic & Jazz - a Division of Universal Music
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Not following the plot of the book but I don't care
6 July 2012 | by (Warsaw, Poland) – See all my reviews

When I discovered that the Three Musketeers film was being made by P.W.S. Anderson I was very surprised. It's one of those classic stories that are difficult to change into brainless action-adventure movie without losing the heart and style. But I was very eager to see what Anderson would do with the material provided by the scriptwriter. I expected great action movie, with massive and beautiful sets, wonderful music and well choreographed fight scenes. And the movie is exactly what I expected it to be.

I don't care whether the plot followers the book or not - I go to the cinema to have a great fun, and great fun I had indeed. It is really done with style but Anderson's haters will never like any of his movies.


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