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Black Knight (2001)

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Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.

Director:

Gil Junger

Writers:

Darryl Quarles (as Darryl J. Quarles), Peter Gaulke | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Lawrence ... Jamal Walker / Skywalker
Marsha Thomason ... Victoria the Chambermaid / Nicole
Tom Wilkinson ... Sir Knolte of Marlborough
Vincent Regan ... Percival, Leo's Chief Henchman
Daryl Mitchell ... Steve
Michael Countryman ... Phillip, Leo's Chamberlain
Kevin Conway ... King Leo
Jeannette Weegar Jeannette Weegar ... Princess Regina, Leo's Daughter
Erik Jensen ... Derek
Dikran Tulaine ... Dennis
Helen Carey ... The Queen
Michael Burgess Michael Burgess ... Ernie
Isabell O'Connor Isabell O'Connor ... Mrs. Bostick, 'Medieval World' Owner (as Isabell Monk)
Kevin Stillwell ... Knight #1
Mikey Post ... Young Man (as Michael Post)
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Storyline

This is the story an amusement park employee named Jamal Walker who is magically transported back to medieval times in 14th-century England. There, Jamal meets Sir Knolte, a dissolute knight, before he stumbles into the court of the usurper King Leo. Jamal is impressed by what he thinks is the realism of the theme park; only after witnessing a gory beheading does he realize, with horror, where he really is. Jamal encounters the beautiful Victoria who is scheming to return the queen to the throne, and falls afoul of the evil Sir Percival. Joining forces with Sir Knolte and Victoria, Jamal teaches the rebels some helpful football, golfing, and boxing moves, before he dons the armor of the awesome "Black Knight"! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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An Adventure To The Past. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, sexual/crude humor and battle violence | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chevalier noir See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,102,948, 25 November 2001

Gross USA:

$33,426,971

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,976,235
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

F. Gary Gray was originally attached to direct. See more »

Goofs

When Jamal is back at the lake, debating whether it's his fight or not, the medallion is tucked inside his shirt. When he turns to face the camera it's suddenly outside his shirt, and when he turns around again it's back inside. See more »

Quotes

Guard #1: Who be ye?
Jamal: Who be I? I be stompin' yo ass you put your hand on me one more again!
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Alternate Versions

UK Version was cut by 5 secs by the distributor (potentially dangerous imitable technique (spray from an aerosol can be ignited with a lighter)) to secure a 'PG' rating. An uncut '12' rating was available. See more »

Connections

References Army of Darkness (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

SOUND OFF (DUCKWORTH CHANT)
Written by Willie Duckworth, Bernard Lenzy
Performed by Martin Lawrence and Cast
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Maybe, perhaps, worst film ever
8 May 2003 | by greg3098See all my reviews

This movie is bad, no two ways about it. I don't think I'm alone in saying Martin Lawrence is a terrible actor (although quite funny in Big Momma's House) and his sneery smile and the fact that women don't seem to be able to resist him add to the farce of the film. As for a black knight in medieval times, he'd either be made a slave, or killed-Not racist, just the truth. Also, though it seems petty, why would a fake castle in California transport anyone to a real castle in England. Dumb, dumb, very dumb, very bad.


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