BRAVEHEART (Theatrical Release USA 1995)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.9|5.0 Starsìììì

a must see movie—tells the story of Scotland’s William Wallace (Mel Gibson) and his fight against King Edward the Longshank (Patrick McGoohan) of England. Mel Gibson not only acts the part of William Wallace, but he directs the film. The film contains sex scenes and sexual related content.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


William Wallace is a Scottish raider’s son who is raised by his Uncle Argyle (Brian Cox) after his father is killed. Wallace’s uncle teaches him to use his mind in academic studies and additionally teaches him the finer military arts. Wallace grows up speaking several languages, has literacy, displays good athletic ability, and attains excellent swordsmanship skills. He falls in love and secretly marries a childhood sweetheart, Murron MacClannough (Catherine McCormack). When she is brutally executed by an English garrison, Wallace leads a revolt against the English that eventually escalates to include war against King Edward the Longshank.

Additional Thanks

Best Work for Director Mel Gibson. Thank you to Executive Producer Stephen McEveety for making the film possible.  Additional characters/cast include: Young William Wallace (James Robinson), Malcolm Wallace (Sean Lawlor), John Wallace (Sandy Nelson), Campbell (James Cosmo), MacClannough (Sean McGinley), Elder Stewart (Alan Tall), Young Hamish (Andrew Weir), Mother MacClannough (Gerda Stevenson), Princess Isabelle (Sophie Marceau), and Priest No. 1 (Ralph Riach).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It’s a good historical view of William Wallace’s life.

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