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Outlaw King (2018)

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A true David vs. Goliath story of how the 14th century Scottish 'Outlaw King' Robert the Bruce used cunning and bravery to defeat the much larger and better equipped occupying English army.

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David Mackenzie

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Bathsheba Doran (screenplay by) (as Bash Doran), David Mackenzie (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Pine ... Robert Bruce, Earl of Carrick
Stephen Dillane ... King Edward I of England
Rebecca Robin ... Queen Margaret of England
Billy Howle ... Edward, Prince of Wales
Paul Blair Paul Blair ... William Lamberton, Bishop of St. Andrews
Sam Spruell ... Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke
Jonny Phillips ... Richard de Burgh, Earl of Ulster
Ben Clifford Ben Clifford ... Piers Gaveston, Earl of Cornwall
Jamie Maclachlan ... Roger de Mowbray
Duncan Lacroix ... Henry de Percy, Baron Percy
Kevin Mains ... John Macduff, Earl of Buchan
Callan Mulvey ... John III Comyn, Lord of Badenoch
Steven Cree ... Sir Christopher Seton
Tony Curran ... Angus Og Macdonald, Lord of Islay
James Cosmo ... Robert Bruce Senior
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Storyline

After being declared "Outlaw" by the occupying English Empire, Robert the Bruce (Chris Pine) raises an army of Scottish fighters in rebellion. Twists and turns all across the Scottish countryside lead this film on an epic, "true to historical events", journey that captures heroism at its core! Written by Nick Chupick

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Based on the Untold True Story


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sequences of brutal war violence, some sexuality, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Release Date:

9 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Outlaw King See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$120,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Steven Cree, who plays Seton, is married to the film's casting director, Kahleen Crawford. See more »

Goofs

A number of times the English army is seen leaving London over a bridge across a wide river, implying the River Thames. However, this would take the army south instead of to the north where Scotland actually lies. See more »

Quotes

Robert Bruce, Earl of Carrick: I'm done with running and I'm sick of hiding.
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Very good movie!
9 November 2018 | by jmariani-69084See all my reviews

This was a great movie. It had a few issues (pacing a bit rough in places), but it was otherwise very well done

Chris Pine is a fabulous actor and was believable the entire way through. I was curious to find out how he would handle this role, and he didn't let me down. The support cast was also superb, although I would have liked to have seen a bit more development of key characters, and a little more in-depth development of this snapshot of history, but by paying close attention, the viewer can learn a lot that's not blatantly obvious. The camera work was excellent, fight scenes well-done and realistic, music score perfect.

I have to admit that I'm hard to please as a viewer, but this movie scored high with me. I highly recommend it!


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