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Best Accurate Movies


  • Kingdom of Heaven

    Kingdom of Heaven (R, 2005)

    Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Jeremy Irons, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson
    Ridley Scott directed this epic-scale historical drama inspired by the events of the Crusades of the... read more 12th century. Balian (Orlando Bloom) is a humble French blacksmith who is searching for a reason to go on after the death of his wife and children. Balian is approached by Godfrey of Ibelin (Liam Neeson), a fabled knight who has briefly returned home after serving in the East. Godfrey informs Balian that he is his true father, and urges the blacksmith to join him as he and his forces journey to Jerusalem to help defend the holy city. Balian accepts, and he and Godfrey arrive during the lull between the Second and Third Crusades, in which the city is enjoying a fragile peace. Both Christian and Muslim forces are temporarily in retreat, thanks to the wisdom of the Christian monarch King Baldwin IV (Edward Norton), his second-in-command Tiberias (Jeremy Irons), and Muslim potentate Saladin (Ghassan Massoud). Violent agitators on both sides are foolishly eager to end the peace in a bid for greater power, and Saladin bows to pressures from Muslim factions; Godfrey is one of a handful of brave knights who has thrown his allegiance behind Baldwin IV and his community of diversity, and Balian joins him as they use their skills as warriors in a bid to build a lasting peace. Kingdom of Heaven also stars Eva Green as the princess Sibylla, David Thewlis as Hospitaler the priest, and Brendan Gleeson as Reynald. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
    • fb100001399568282
      fb100001399568282: Great story of the First Crusade, accurate on many levels and well written.
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
    • canadamooserm
      canadamooserm: . Maybe not the best acting or the most historically accurate but still worth watching.
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
    • stuartfernie
      stuartfernie: hy behind the film, but this is certainly not enough to allow it to be considered as a historically accurate account of events.



      What then are the themes of the film?

      First and foremost it is a
      Reviewed 5 years days ago