• R
  • 1995
  • 178 min
  • USA
  • biography, drama, history

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

Director: Mel Gibson

Screenwriter: Randall Wallace

Stars: Mel Gibson, Catherine McCormack, Sophie Marceau

Mel Gibson won 1996 Academy Awards Award for Best Picture

Distractingly violent and historically dodgy, Mel Gibson's Braveheart justifies its epic length by delivering enough sweeping action, drama, and romance to match its ambition.


  • Mel Gibson
    Mel Gibson

    Mel Colm-Cille Gerard Gibson, AO (born January 3, 1956) is an actor, film director, producer and screenwriter. Born in Peekskill, New York, Gibson moved with his parents to Sydney, Australia when he was 12 years old and later studied acting at the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art. After appearing in the Mad Max and Lethal Weapon series, Gibson went on to direct and star...

Main Cast


Producer: Mel Gibson, Bruce Davey, Alan Ladd, Jr., Dean Lopata, Elisabeth Robinson

Editor: Steven Rosenblum

Casting: Patsy Pollock

Director Of Photography: John Toll

Original Music Composer: James Horner

Costume Design: Charles Knode

Executive Producer: Stephen McEveety

Production Design: Thomas E. Sanders


Tagline: Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.

Genres: biography, drama, history, war

Certificate: R

Categories: scotland, warrior, tyranny, epic, 1300s, revolt, plantagenet, sword fight, medieval times, war violence, sword and shield, scottish highlands, bravery, death of wife, freedom, severed head, torture, battlefield, lance, tragic hero, nobility, tortured to death, archery, revenge, prince of wales, secret marriage, rape


Year: 1995

Runtime: 178 min

Country: USA

Language: English, French, Latin, Scottish Gaelic, Italian

Color: Color

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS, Dolby Atmos

Also Known As

  • Braveheart - Cuore impavido (IT)