Braveheart (1995)

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Every man dies, not every man really lives.

Directed By Mel Gibson Mel Gibson Starring Mel Gibson Mel Gibson  •  Patrick McGoohan Patrick McGoohan  •  Angus MacFadyen Angus MacFadyen  •  Brendan Gleeson Brendan Gleeson  •  Sophie Marceau Sophie Marceau Genres Adventure Drama  •  Adventure  •  Based-on-a-True-Story  •  Biopic  •  Costume Adventure  •  Drama  •  Epic  •  Historical Epic  •  Historical Film  •  Period Film  •  Revenge Film  •  War Epic  •  War Studios &
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Release Info 1995-05-24T00:00:00Z May 24, 1995
Color  •  177 minutes R Rated R
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Caesar

Caesar on 3/24/2013 Reply  · 

FREEDOM!!!

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smatticus

smatticus on 4/9/2013 Reply  · 

Works pretty well as a fantasy film actually :P

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cheesydog1

cheesydog1 on 6/10/2014 Reply  · 

They can't take our freedom

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JC13

JC13 on 5/18/2016 Reply  · 

Not sure why I took so long to watch this. Damn good movie.

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Koroy

Koroy on 7/21/2016 Reply  · 

This movie is just too good. Mel Gibson was pitch perfect both as a director and as William Wallace. From battle sequences to cinematography, from script( who can forget the FREEDOM speech) to the direction. Without a doubt it is a top 20 greatest movie ever made IMO. Oh highly rewatchable too

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Eagleskywalker87

Eagleskywalker87 on 3/5/2019 Reply  · 

I don’t get the mass appeal for Braveheart... let me explain. It’s practically perfect in terms of writing, directing and acting. It’s something film buffs can have a blast with. But it’s a 3 hour, slow paced historical movie that’s heavily violent. A movie me and many other people who are serious about filmmaking could love but it isn’t something that SHOULD appeal to your average joe. That’s how good this movie is. It perfectly balances credibility for film lovers, violence for those who love violent movies and an engaging script with plenty of emoition for normal people! Mel Gibson was brave to make this film and audiences were brave to love it!

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Rick_34_Blaine

Rick_34_Blaine on Sep 10 Reply  · 

FREEEEEEDOOOOOOOM!

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Lucas_Henrique

Lucas_Henrique on Sep 19 Reply  · 

Some people who have nothing to do may criticize this film for its annoying "historical inaccuracy", but let us be honest, we recognize that the inaccuracy that only annoys teachers and historians does not pull the film down as much as the relationships of characters and much more covers it up. The characters are well developed throughout history.

This film balances the flow of the characters, as each of them has their own complex personalities, as well as the formed grip, moral complexities, and the theme fits well with the plot.

The aesthetic part, however, is the orgasm for the eyes and ears, with excellent cinematography showing the vast atmosphere of Scotland, even though it was filmed in Ireland. The soundtrack, by James Horner, is again, always phenomenal and perfectly captures the emotions that pass through you while watching this film.

In short, this film is a pleasant experience that is worth your time. I recommend.

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