Movies to take a leap into History
Actors: Rudy Youngblood, Raoul Trujillo
Actors: Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger
In 1776 South Carolina, widower and legendary war hero Benjamin Martin (Mel Gibson) finds himself thrust into the midst of the American Revolutionary War as he helplessly watches his family torn apart by the savage forces of the British Redcoats. Unable to remain silent, he recruits a band of reluctant volunteers, including his idealistic patriot son, Gabriel (Heath Ledger), to take up arms against the British. Fighting to protect his family's freedom and his country's independence, Martin discovers the pain of betrayal, the redemption of revenge and the passion of love.
Actors: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Michael Fassbender
The epic graphic novel by Frank Miller (Sin City) assaults the screen with the blood, thunder and awe of its ferocious visual style faithfully recreated in an intense blend of live-action and CGI animation. Retelling the ancient Battle of Thermopylae, it depicts the titanic clash in which King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) and 300 Spartans fought to the death against Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and his massive Persian army. Experience history at swordpoint. And moviemaking with a cutting edge.
Actors: Heath Ledger, Kate Hudson
In the tradition of Braveheart and The English Patient comes this lavish screen epic that combines thrilling adventure, soaring romance and rousing battle sequences. Heath Ledger stars as Harry Feversham, a British soldier with a golden future - until he inexplicably resigns from his regiment. Harry is branded a coward, disowned by his family, his beautiful fiancee (Kate Hudson) and his best friend (Wes Bentley). Heartbroken and abandoned, Harry receives news that his regiment has been brutally attacked by Sundanese rebels. Suddenly Harry's course becomes clear and he sets out on an unforgettable journey of redemption - to regain his honor, recapture his love, and save the lives of his comrades. This film is Rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences, disturbing images, violence and some sensuality.
Actors: Jason Scott Lee, Sandrine Holt
The thrilling saga of two Easter Islanders whose rivalry over a woman lead to a competition that will decide leadership of their people. Inter-tribal rivalry leads to a competition to erect a huge statue in record time before a race to retrieve the egg of a Sooty Tern.
Actors: Michael Fassbender, Olga Kurylenko
CENTURION is set during the war between Roman soldiers and Pict tribesmen during the 2nd century Roman conquest of Britain. Michael Fassbender stars as Quintus Dias, Roman centurion and son of a legendary gladiator who leads a group of soldiers on a raid of a Pict camp to rescue a captured general (Dominic West). The son of the Pict leader is murdered during the raid, and the Romans find themselves hunted by a seemingly unstoppable group of the Pict’s most vicious and skilled warriors, led by a beautiful and deadly tracker (Olga Kurylenko), and hell bent on revenge.
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