Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: R
- Run Time: 3 hours, 14 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: March 31, 2009
- Originally Released: 2005
- Label: 20th Century Fox
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Director's Cut
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Orlando Bloom &
Alexander Siddig &
Director of Photography:
Executive Production by
Lisa Ellzey &
New York Times - 05/06/2005
"Mr. Scott is a virtuoso of movie violence and he does not disappoint on that count here....Filled with scene after scene of choreographed mayhem."
Los Angeles Times - 05/06/2005
"Working from a strong script by William Monahan and making full use of that solid cast and his own impeccable skill with imagery, Scott has fashioned an impressive film that resonates with lessons..."
Rolling Stone - 05/19/2005
"Scott delivers rousing entertainment layered with provocation."
Entertainment Weekly - 05/13/2005
"It's all very teeming and hordelike and impressive."
Film Comment - 05/01/2005
"[The film] stirs up powerful half-buried aesthetic energies simply by venturing into the chosen terrain....Best of all perhaps is Orlando Bloom's first glimpse of Jerusalem, an instant of digitized splendor that reawakens the occult dream that cinema can somehow literally transport us into the past."
Uncut - 07/01/2005
"Where Scott scores is in the cinematography and set-pieces, with vast armies surging across sun-baked sand in almost Kurosawa-like ballets of light and colour."
Sight and Sound - 12/01/2005
"There's a wealth of charisma among the supporting cast..."