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William Thatcher, a knight's peasant apprentice, gets a chance at glory when the knight dies suddenly mid-tournament. Posing as a knight himself, William won't stop until he's crowned tournament champion—assuming matters of the heart don't get in the way.

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2001-05-11

Runtime 132 minutes

Budget $65m

Revenue $0.1b


TMDB 6.9


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reeseduringer shared a tip "One of my favorite Heath Ledger movies. A great adventure movie that is entertaining from beginning to end"

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calum shared a tip "Anachronistic soundtracks at their best! We shalt rock thee."

madeline_rodgers shared a tip "Love this movie so much"

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onelonelyplanet shared a tip "Starts slow but gets better!"

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wendy_porter_4634 shared a tip "Another Favorite ❤️"

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andrew_abbey shared a tip "Great movie. Heath Ledger is the man."

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lauracgeorge shared a tip "Weirdly good for a silly take on a Shakespeare-style comedy with lots of intentional anachronisms and cheesy romance."

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amanda_9077 shared a tip "One of the late Heath Ledger’s finest films!"

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hannah_hernandez_6068 shared a tip "This movie is everything 🥹"

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beadzombie shared a tip "Heath Ledger ❤"

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credence_willenbrink shared a tip "A childhood favorite of mine so it gives so much nostalgia."

safieh_shah shared a tip "Mainly because I find Heath Ledger super dreamy 🤤"

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veronica_febus shared a tip "Best feel good romantic comedy. Chancery"

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kristy_b_9997 shared a tip "The dancing scene to "golden years" gets me every time!"

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emily_felton shared a tip "Love this movie so much! It is always fun to watch, and the music is fantastic!"

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rookierooster shared a tip "I just miss Heath Ledger."

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lily_naert shared a tip "soundtrack!!! heath ledger is great in this . awesome movie :)"

amanda_mccully shared a tip "One of my favorite performances by Heath Ledger. A medieval tale with modern elements makes a funny and uplifting underdog story."

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syrin_harte shared a tip "AMAZING soundtrack 💜"

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sophia_chieffi shared a tip "Heath Ledger can have my babies"

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YugoNation shared a tip "This was super fun to watch with my kids (despite adult themes they loved it :)"

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Bostons_Mom shared a tip "LOVE THIS MOVIE!"

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anna_howard_5947 shared a tip "If you’re looking for something fun, with a comedic twist, a great follow up if you like Princess Bride."

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jason_morrison_7743 shared a tip "So ridiculous it's good"

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UintaBRZ shared a tip "Ive seen it! good movie. Thanks for the suggestion"

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mike_herrington shared a tip "One of my all time favorite movies!"

annie_d_5258 shared a tip "Best villan. Great music. Rags to riches story"

christina_rodriguez_7516 shared a tip ""You have been weighed, you have been measured, and you have been found wanting.""

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rileyro99 shared a tip "This movie is so good, plus Heath Ledger ;) 10/10"

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billy_bateman shared a tip "This is one that I can watch many times and never get tired of it! 😊"

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dr._bill shared a tip "My friend wrote and directed this movie. Check out all Brian Helgeland films on IMDB. You won't be disappointed."

leslie_eckard shared a tip "You need to really suspend your disbelief on this one because of the anachronistic songs, but one you do, you will enjoy this."

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katie_collins_5208 shared a tip "Cheesy but interesting"

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emily_denney shared a tip "Very funny and super sweet rom com!! It’s one of my favorites, a must see"

melissa_marek shared a tip "I was surprised that I loved it as much as I did."

matt_rizzo_7734 shared a tip "It’s hard for me to say no to a Heath ledger movie (7.75/10)"

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troy_pennock shared a tip "Great soundtrack"

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curtis_harrison_4649 shared a tip "Love this movie"

mary_klump shared a tip "Love the combination of genres..fun to catch all those pieces of the puzzle. Ultimately one of my favorite movies"

steven_eisler shared a tip "A Sports movie in disguise. Schlocky but fun! Great cast."

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aaron_smith_3436 shared a tip "Medieval Music Video starring Heath as the charming down-on-his-luck good guy we can’t help but root for."

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octavious_jackson shared a tip "Underground classic"

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Specialk935 shared a tip "All time favorite"

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tara_ho shared a tip "It's a hilarious movie that you have to give up on reality to really get the proper enjoyment."

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matt_norman shared a tip "Great movie!"

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bailey_fazzio shared a tip "Fun adventure, sweet romance, brilliant script and acting"

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elenaevans444 shared a tip "A classic"

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alexis_scheidel shared a tip "One of my favorite movies. So many themes."

beth_cave shared a tip "Good Movie. One of Ledger’s best acting . #romcom #comedy #heathledger"

jessica_ellison shared a tip "Love! Love! Love! And the soundtrack is amazing!"

ruth_l shared a tip "A plethora of wonderful talent in this tale. We watch it over and over."

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christopher_colley shared a tip "I believe the ending was great. He deserved the knighting"

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christopher_colley shared a tip "And I’m glad he upheld his word"

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cade_huninghake shared a tip "IF you have not seen this classic Ledger movie, watch it now. It'S a unique gem."

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accidentgenius shared a tip "Best movie ever"

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Thomas_Truxell shared a tip "An all time classic, the music is great and no matter how many time you watch it, it’s always good!"

ashley_7350 shared a tip "The perfect movie to watch by yourself, with friends, or with a date."

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heather_mcmullen shared a tip "Heath Ledger"

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jlia_valena_schoen shared a tip "Funny, witty and moving - what more could I want? The amazing cast is the cherry on top"

marlyn_flores shared a tip "Good plot. Good acting. Feel good movie."

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Honeyblossom shared a tip "Enjoyable Heath Ledger movie."

melissa_rowan shared a tip "One of my favourite movies of all time!"

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ziad_hallak shared a tip "Everything"

catherine_lilly shared a tip "Fun and great acting!"

jane_jonasse shared a tip "Such a classic so funny and heartfelt plus amazing soundtrack"

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kelly_lon-don shared a tip "Perfectly cute movie about a charismatic underdog. Love the story and the wonderful dance scene"

dallas_core shared a tip "4/5 this is a spoof style movie but great if you’re a Heath Ledger fan"

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rachel_parker_9618 shared a tip "One of my favorite quotable movies."

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domenic_marchese shared a tip "The ending always has me in tears!"

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karly_brakken shared a tip "It has action and comedy and romance. It's perfect for guys, gals and kids."

carissa_grimes shared a tip "Romance"

kimber_countryman shared a tip "Romance that cuts to the heart, with a small side of well timed comedy."

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cmilly8 shared a tip "In the top 5 best movies of all time in my book"

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mychaela_mobley shared a tip "Heath ledgerrrr"

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