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In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2007)

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A man named Farmer sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge the death of his son, two acts committed by the Krugs, a race of animal-warriors who are controlled by the evil Gallian.

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Uwe Boll

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Doug Taylor (screenplay), Jason Rappaport (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Statham ... Farmer
Leelee Sobieski ... Muriella
John Rhys-Davies ... Merick
Ron Perlman ... Norick
Claire Forlani ... Solana
Kristanna Loken ... Elora
Matthew Lillard ... Duke Fallow
Brian White ... Commander Tarish
Mike Dopud ... General Backler
Will Sanderson ... Bastian
Tania Saulnier ... Talwyn
Ray Liotta ... Gallian
Burt Reynolds ... King Konreid
Gabrielle Rose ... Delinda
Terence Kelly ... Trumaine
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Storyline

Set in the kingdom of Ehb, the story follows Farmer (Jason Statham), who was adopted by his village. When Farmer's wife, Solana (Claire Forlani), and his son leave to sell vegetables at the town of Stonebridge, Farmer's farm is attacked by creatures called Krugs. With the help of his friend and neighbor Norrick (Ron Perlman), he travels to Stonebridge where his wife and son are. Before he arrives, the Krugs, controlled by the wizard Gallian (Ray Liotta), kill his son and capture his wife. Farmer, with the help of Bastian (Will Sanderson), his brother-in-law, and Norrick sets out to find and rescue his wife. The King's nephew Fallow (Matthew Lillard) is conspiring with the wizard Gallian to take over the kingdom led by King Konreid ('Burt Reynolds'). Written by btphelps and others

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Rise and fight


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Germany | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

In the Name of the King See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,265,000, 13 January 2008

Gross USA:

$4,775,656

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,097,915
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Director's Cut DVD)

Sound Mix:

DTS | SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

John Gajdecki had trouble filming many visual effects shots, especially scenes with outdoor "green screens." Jan Kruse left the project due to conflict with Gajdecki, who was eventually fired and replaced by Doug Oddy. See more »

Goofs

When King Konreid, on horseback, addresses his troops in front of the castle, neither he nor his horse casts a shadow because of the poor compositing work. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Muriella: I knew you'd come.
Gallian: I told you I would.
Muriella: I mean, I felt it. I felt it before you came.
Gallian: You are developing your powers well, Muriella. Our time together is paying off!
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Alternate Versions

Director's Cut (available on DVD) is 34 minutes longer and includes 13 new scenes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Alone in the Dark (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Skalds & Shadows
Performed by Blind Guardian
Music by Hansi Kürsch (as Kürsch) / André Olbrich (as Olbrich)
Lyrics by Hansi Kürsch (as Kürsch)
Published by BG Publishing/Warner Chappell
Courtesy of Nuclear Blast
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I did not enjoy this movie!
13 January 2008 | by rcothren1969See all my reviews

I was SO disappointed in this movie. My husband wanted to leave about 45 minutes into the movie. I convinced him to stay. I just knew there would be some redeeming quality to it. Seriously, Burt Reynolds, Leelee Sobieski, Ray Liotta, and John Rhys-Davies, I thought with all these well-known actors it would be good. Boy was I wrong. It must have been a slow week in Hollywood for them to sign on. I should have known when I hadn't seen any press or reviews for it that it was going to be a stinker. As we sat through the entire movie, we watched others leave and never come back, listened to the boys behind us comment on how bad it sucked, and I was wondering if there was a money back policy for bad movies. I could have done something better with that $16 and 2 1/2 hours of my life. Watch this only if you have nothing else to do.


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