#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – William Wallace is a Scottish rebel who leads an uprising against the cruel English ruler Edward the Longshanks, who wishes to inherit the crown of Scotland for himself. When he was a young boy, William Wallace’s father and brother, along with many others, lost their lives trying to free Scotland. Once he loses another of his loved ones, William Wallace begins his long quest to make Scotland free once and for all, along with the assistance of Robert the Bruce.
Plot: Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord’s soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.
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Being Scottish, this movie really does a good job at showing off the scenery in and around Scotland. The story line of this movie keeps you on the edge of your seat all the way through the movie. Mel Gibson does a really good job with the accent and plays a great role as William Wallace in the movie.
I cant help by want to stand up and shout FREEDOM! once the movie is finished. Could watched this movie another 1000 times and not get board of watching it. It’s a must watch for any one who has not see it yet.
Historical flaws aside, Braveheart is a rousing spectacle.
So it comes to pass in the year of 1995 (not a year of our lord I think) that Mel Gibson would craft the award winning epic that is Braveheart, a film that is historically bent in the extreme, that is directed by a man who would go on to have a less than favourable character reputation, and a film that has a heavy handed approach at times. It’s also as choppy as a boat ride during a tidal wave, so yes, Braveheart is far from flawless folks. Yet the structure, the epic emotional swirls and sheer spectacle of it all marks it out as a rousing treat.
It’s a lavish gargantuan epic that somehow seems out of place for the year it was made, perhaps the secret of the films’ success is because the 90s were crying out for an epic to get us hankering back to those halcyon days of Spartacus et al. Or just maybe the film punched the buttons of the public psyche because it is a great and grand thing to see the little people rise up and kick some ass? The oppressed and the bullied strike back as it were, surely that theme works for the normal human being? It’s a sweeping tale that involves love, loyalty, honour, dishonour, treachery, death & heroes and villains. In short it ticks all the boxes for the genre it sits in (clinical bloody battles superbly full on). Gibson is William Wallace, and although he may struggle to nail the Scottish accent to fully convince at times, he more than makes up for it with his verve and vigour when delivering his lines – with the Sons Of Scotland speech at Stirling a particular iconic highlight.
Patrick McGoohan is pure egotistical villainy as Longshanks, King Edward I, and the supporting cast also do sterling work (or should that be Stirling?). Brendan Gleeson, Tommy Flanagan, Catherine McCormack, Angus Macfadyen, and the wonderful James Cosmo all add flavour to the delightful scotch broth on the screen. The score by James Horner is appropriately tight to the themes at work in the piece, and the cinematography by John Toll was rightly awarded at Oscar time since he captured the essence of the film. Be it the lush rolling hills or the blood stained field in the aftermath of battle, Toll’s work is critically in sync with the unfolding mood of the picture.
So yes, damn straight, flaws and all, pic has the ability to lift and inspire many a discerning viewer. It does kick you at times, but as it does so, it also emotionally engages you from start to finish – to which the film deserves every accolade and award that it won. Because the grandiose epic had seemed long gone, but Gibson and his army brought it back to the modern era and made a genre piece fit to hold it’s head up high with the greats of years gone by. 10/10
Best movie ever
Most on this site pick the Godfather, or the Shawshank Redemption, but this is it, this is the best film ever made. People will complain, will argue that I am wrong, but I will say it again…Braveheart is as close to perfection as a movie can be. The acting is superb, the man who played Lonshanks, the actor who portrayed Robert the Bruce, both should have been nominated for Oscars due to their powerful rendering of evil and a man who is saved from losing his humanity (from becoming evil) by meeting William Wallace. And let us not forget the direction, the cinematography. Braveheart is glorious, beautiful to look at. The slow motion pictures of horses preparing to charge armed combatants, the entire landscape of Scotland that Mel Gibson captures with the camera. Braveheart is artwork, it is as good as any picture. That the film is number 93 on the list of the top 250 movies ever is a shame. Yes there is violence in this film but that violence does serve a point…that freedom isn’t free and sometimes it takes death, gruesome and horrible, to let ones people taste what it is like to be free. Braveheart is a great movie and it deserves to at least be in the top ten of IMDb’s list of greatest films.
A motion picture that dares to be excessive…
Set in the late 13th century, ‘Braveheart’ is the story of one of Scotland’s greatest national heroes Sir William Wallace. leader of the Scottish resistance forces during the first years of the long, ultimately successful struggle to free Scotland from English rule…
Crucially charismatic in the title role, Gibson plays the heroic figure and emerges as a remarkable hero with wit and romantic soul, determined to rid his country of its English oppressors…
Wallace’s revolution was set in motion, with great obstacles from his countrymen… Many Scottish nobles lent him only grudging support as most of them were more concerned with wealth and titles than the freedom of the country… In fact, the Scottish leaders are in favor of revolt-or not-depending on English bribes… Wallace, by comparison, is a man of honor, incorruptible and righteous… He was knighted and proclaimed ‘guardian and high protector of Scotland,’ but as much as he railed against the Scottish nobles, submitted to Edward I, King of England, he was astonished and in shock to discover the treachery of the leading Scot contender for the throneRobert, the Earl of Bruceto whom he confided , ‘The people would follow you, if you would only lead them.’ Sophie Marceau is exquisite as the distressed princess Isabella of France who ends up falling in love with Wallace, warning him out of several traps…
Catherine McCormack is a stunning beauty who ignites Wallace’s revolution…
Patrick McGoohan is chilling, brutal, and vicious as the ruthless Edward I, known by the nickname ‘Longshanks.’ This king remains simply the embodiment of evil…
While Angus McFadyen moves as a nobleman torn between his conscience and political aspiration, and Brendan Gleeson brings strength and humor to his role as the robust Hamish, David O’Hara is very effective as the crazy Irishman who provides much of the film’s comic relief from even the most tensed moments…
Mel Gibson has reason to be proud of ‘Braveheart.’ It is a motion picture that dares to be excessive… Gibson presents passionately the most spaciously impressive battles (yet staged for films) even excessively, and it is his passion and excess that make the motion picture great… The horror and futility of massed hand-to-hand combats are exciting rather repulsive… It is epic film-making at its glorious best…
Gibson’s ‘Braveheart’ focuses on the human side of Wallace, a character so immense, so intelligent, and so passionate, exploring the definitions of honor and nobility, pushing us to follow the hero into his struggle against injustice and oppression…
There is a great shot of the lovely mountains of Scotland covered in mist with beautiful bagpipe music… James Horner’s beautiful score, calls up memories of his work for ‘Titanic.’
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 58 min (178 min), 3 hr 45 min (225 min) (assembly cut)
Genre Biography, Drama, History, War
Director Mel Gibson
Writer Randall Wallace
Actors James Robinson, Sean Lawlor, Sandy Nelson, James Cosmo
Awards Won 5 Oscars. Another 28 wins & 34 nominations.
Production Company Icon Entertainment International, Twentieth Century Fox, Ladd Company, Paramount Pictures, B.H. Finance C.V.
Sound Mix DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Panavision Panaflex Platinum, Panavision C- and E-Series Lenses
Laboratory DeLuxe, Hollywood (CA), USA (prints), Rank Film Laboratories, Denham, UK (color)
Film Length 4,868 m (Sweden), 4,750 m
Negative Format 35 mm (Eastman EXR 100T 5248, EXR 200T 5293, EXR 500T 5298), Digital Intermediate (4K) (2018 Remaster)
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (4K) (2018 Remaster), Panavision (anamorphic)
Printed Film Format 35 mm