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Braveheart Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1995
Running Time: 2 hrs. 57 min.
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Mel Gibson
Screenwriter: Randall Wallace
Producers: Mel Gibson, Bruce Davey & Alan Ladd, Jr.
Studio: Paramount Pictures

Braveheart Synopsis

Sir William Wallace (Mel Gibson), an educated 14th century Scottish Clansman leads his fellow Scots against the tyranny of English Kind Edward Longshanks (Patrick McGoohan). Although bloody, this movie contains some of the best battle scenes ever put on celluloid.

Braveheart Cast

Mel Gibson - William Wallace
Sophie Marceau - Princess Isabelle
Patrick McGoohan - Kind Edward I
Catherine McCormack - Murron
Brendan Gleeson - Hamish
Ian Bannen - Wallace the Bruce's Father
Angus MacFayden - Wallace the Bruce
David O'Hara - Stephen
Brian Cox - Argyle Wallace

Braveheart Awards and Nominations

1995 Academy Awards® Best Picture (Win)
Best Director (Win)
Best Cinematography (Win)
Best Sound Effects Editing (Win)
Best Makeup (Win)

Best Costume Design (Nom)

Best Film Editing (Nom)

Best Scores (Nom)

Best Sound (Nom)

Best Screenplay (Nom)

1996 Golden Globe Awards® Best Director (Win)

Best Picture - Drama (Nom)

Best Score (Nom)

Best Screenplay (Nom)

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