The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo
  • PG-13
  • 2h 11m
  • 2002
Fresh73%
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Jim Caviezel and Guy Pearce give sizzling performances in THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO -- the greatest tale of betrayal, adventure, and revenge the world has ever known. When the dashing and guileless Edmond Dantes (Caviezel) is betrayed by his best friend (Pearce) and wrongly imprisoned, he becomes consumed by thoughts of vengeance. After a miraculous escape, he transforms himself into the mysterious and wealthy Count of Monte Cristo, insinuates himself into the French nobility, and puts his cunning plan of revenge in action. This swashbuckling thriller will have you sitting on the edge of your seat until the last ounce of revenge is exacted.
© 2002 Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc. and Spyglass Entertainment Group LLC

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Common Sense Says
Enjoyable swashbuckler for kids who can handle the action.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this classic story of revenge and romance is filled with swashbuckling, sometimes bloody, violence, ruthless characters, and grand heroics. The many action sequences include: sword fighting to the death; knife fights; shooting with muskets, handguns, and rifles; brutal whippings, a suicide by gunshot, an attempted hanging, kidnapping, and drowning. Several deaths take place on screen. There are a few curse words: "damn," "bastard," "whore." Two lovers kiss, embrace passionately, and are seen twice, partially clothed, lying in each other’s arms after having implied sex. Reference is made to adultery and an out-of-wedlock birth. Several scenes show the consumption of alcohol at social events and in private; one leading character frequently drinks heavily and appears drunk.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Thriller, Drama
  • Release Date:January 25, 2002
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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