Braveheart (1995) - Trivia Gladiator (2000) Nuremberg (2000 film) Nuremberg is a 2000 Canadian/United States television docudrama, based on the book Nuremberg: Infamy on Trial by Joseph E. Persico, that tells the story of the Nuremberg Trials. Jackson negotiates with Allied representatives Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe (Christopher Plummer), General Iona Nikitchenko (Len Doncheff) and Henri Donnedieu de Vabres (Paul Hébert) to ensure a unified prosecution. Jackson selects the Nuremberg Palace of Justice for the site of the trials and reconstruction work commences. Göring and the others are stripped of their rank and transferred to the prison in Nuremberg, where they come into conflict with the guards under the command of the strict Colonel Burton C. Sir Geoffrey Lawrence (David Francis) opens the trial with all defendants pleading not guilty and Jackson gives a stirring opening statement. Speer explains Göring’s dominance to Gilbert and insists that his control over the others must be broken. Judgment at Nuremberg Nuremberg at the Internet Movie Database
Waking Ned Plot Elsewhere in the village, Maggie O'Toole (Susan Lynch) continues to spurn the romantic interests of her old flame, "Pig" Finn (James Nesbitt), a local pig farmer. Finn is convinced they belong together, as he thinks he is the father of her son Maurice, but she cannot abide him due to his ever present odour of pigs. Finn has a rival in Pat Mulligan, also hoping to marry Maggie. Jackie and Michael call the National Lottery to make the claim, and that same day the claim inspector, Mr Kelly arrives, sees Jackie on the beach and asks him for directions to Ned's cottage. Michael follows them to the cottage and breaks in so he can answer the door, and pretend to be Ned. At the celebration, Jackie spots Maggie, who is content that Finn is going to give up pig farming to marry her now that he can afford to. Production The film was shot on the Isle of Man, with the village of Cregneash standing in for the fictional Irish village of Tulaigh Mhór. Reception References
The Last of the Mohicans (1992) Braveheart All Critics (64) | Top Critics (24) | Fresh (50) | Rotten (14) | DVD (41) As the star of the new, epic-scaled Braveheart, Gibson celebrates yet another man of selfless valor. And as its director, he displays some daring of his own. A lavish, entertaining spectacle full of manly men, dastardly villains, rousing battles and women who easily see Mel's hero potential through all that messy hair. In addition to staging battle scenes well, Gibson also manages to recreate the filth and mood of 700 years ago. Mel Gibson throws his whole heart into a role. Braveheart has a gut-wrenching, bone-breaking, sword-thwacking verve. Many movies deal with battlefield heroics. The screenplay says repeatedly that thinking is more important than fighting, yet problems are always met with muscle-power in the movie, which wallows in violence and vengeance every chance it gets. Braveheart is a stouthearted, old-fashioned hero movie in which honorable Scottish underdogs fight nasty British nobles.
2001: Odyssee im Weltraum (1968) Rob Roy (1995 Gorky Park (1983 Hunger Games (2012) The True Story - Braveheart - On DiscoveryUK.com Braveheart – Mel Gibson’s Oscar winning box office smash of 1995 tells the story of real life Scottish rebel and freedom fighter William Wallace. With savage battle scenes, a cast of thousands and a tragic love story at its heart, it is a sweeping historical epic brought to the screen with stunning photography set amongst the highlands of Scotland. But ever since it was first shown historians have asked questions about the accuracy of the movie. Interviewing script-writer Randall Wallace we discover that the inspiration for the movie was the stories generated by an ancient Scottish poem about the life of Wallace. Scottish medieval expert Fiona Watson sets out to discover the story of the historical Wallace. Fiona is helped in her analysis by battlefield Historians Chris Brown and Michael Prestwich. Remarkable new archaeological finds from Stirling Castle reveal just how brutal medieval warfare was.