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
Writer: Randall Wallace
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.
Tagline: Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
Genres: biography, drama, history, war
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
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
Runtime: 178 min
Language: English, French, Latin, Scottish Gaelic, Italian
Sound Mix: DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS, Dolby Atmos
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1