The Three Musketeers

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"Every legend has a new beginning."
  • PG-13
  • 2011
  • 5.7  (111,608)
  • 35

The 2011 version of The Three Musketeers is a swashbuckling adventure film that follows the classic tale of D'Artagnan and the titular trio of sword-wielding heroes. Starring Logan Lerman as D'Artagnan, Matthew Macfadyen as Athos, Ray Stevenson as Porthos, and Luke Evans as Aramis, the film blends action, romance, and intrigue in a story full of twists and turns.

The story opens in 17th century France, where D'Artagnan sets out to become a musketeer like his father before him. Along the way, he encounters Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, who have fallen out of favor with the king and are living in poverty. When the trio is tasked with retrieving a stolen necklace for the Queen, they realize that the theft is part of a larger plan to start a war between France and England.

As they try to unravel the conspiracy, the Musketeers are joined by the cunning and resourceful Milady de Winter (played by Milla Jovovich), who may have her own agenda. Along the way, they face off against the villainous Duke of Buckingham (Orlando Bloom), his henchman Rochefort (Mads Mikkelsen), and the scheming Cardinal Richelieu (Christoph Waltz).

Throughout the film, the action is fast-paced and exciting, featuring thrilling sword fights, explosions, and daring escapes. The special effects are top-notch, with several breathtaking sequences set against a backdrop of airships and mechanical devices. The soundtrack is also worth noting, with a rousing score that perfectly accompanies the swashbuckling action.

As the story unfolds, the relationships between the characters deepen and evolve. D'Artagnan finds love with the Queen's lady-in-waiting Constance (Gabriella Wilde), while Athos and Milady's history is explored in depth. Porthos and Aramis, meanwhile, provide comic relief with their banter and bickering.

While the film has its share of lighthearted moments, it also delves into more serious themes, such as loyalty, betrayal, and redemption. The Musketeers are not without their flaws, and their loyalties are tested throughout the movie. The villains, too, are more than just caricatures, with motivations and backstories that add depth to their characters.

Overall, The Three Musketeers is a fun and entertaining adventure film that stays true to the spirit of the original story while adding plenty of its own twists and turns. The cast is excellent, with each actor bringing something unique to their role. The action is thrilling, the visuals are stunning, and the story is both fun and thought-provoking. If you're a fan of swashbuckling adventure films, this one is well worth checking out.

The Three Musketeers is a 2011 adventure movie. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.7 and a MetaScore of 35.

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