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Based on the Spanish epic poem, El Cantar de Mio Cid, and the anonymous Latin prose Historia Roderici, this film explores the life of the Castilian legend, Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, during a period of violent and divisive conflicts between Christians…

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Robin Hood (2010) is a film adaptation, directed by Ridley Scott, of the classic Robin Hood folklore. The film falls under many genres: action, adventure, history, romance, and drama, and carries a darker tone compared to other film adaptations of…

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Robin Hood: Men in Tights at its simplest is a low-brow comedy attempting to parody the Robin Hood tales, mostly focusing on the two popular films The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). Frequent criticisms…

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Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, released in 1991 and directed by Kevin Reynolds, was a box office hit generating nearly $400 million worldwide and about $165 million domestically. The film, not overly concerned with staying faithful to the Robin Hood…

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If you want to see a serious Crusades movie, Arn: The Knight Templar (2007) will be a general disappointment. Adapted from Jan Guillou’s famous Crusades trilogy, the movie did not even achieve half of the book’s success among its fans, or the…

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Franklin J. Schaffner’s all-but-forgotten Lionheart (1987) is a perfect example of medieval pseudo-history gone wrong.   Lionheart follows a young knight named Robert Nerra (Eric Stoltz) as he leads a band of orphans to join Richard’s Crusade,…

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The life and times of St. Francis of Assisi, including his founding of the Franciscan Order, friendship with St. Clare, travels to Egypt, receiving the stigmata, and death in 1226.
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