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Black Knight (2001)

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Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.

Director:

Gil Junger

Writers:

Darryl Quarles (as Darryl J. Quarles), Peter Gaulke | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Lawrence ... Jamal Walker / Skywalker
Marsha Thomason ... Victoria the Chambermaid / Nicole
Tom Wilkinson ... Sir Knolte of Marlborough
Vincent Regan ... Percival, Leo's Chief Henchman
Daryl Mitchell ... Steve
Michael Countryman ... Phillip, Leo's Chamberlain
Kevin Conway ... King Leo
Jeannette Weegar Jeannette Weegar ... Princess Regina, Leo's Daughter
Erik Jensen ... Derek
Dikran Tulaine ... Dennis
Helen Carey ... The Queen
Michael Burgess Michael Burgess ... Ernie
Isabell O'Connor Isabell O'Connor ... Mrs. Bostick, 'Medieval World' Owner (as Isabell Monk)
Kevin Stillwell ... Knight #1
Mikey Post ... Young Man (as Michael Post)
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Storyline

This is the story an amusement park employee named Jamal Walker who is magically transported back to medieval times in 14th-century England. There, Jamal meets Sir Knolte, a dissolute knight, before he stumbles into the court of the usurper King Leo. Jamal is impressed by what he thinks is the realism of the theme park; only after witnessing a gory beheading does he realize, with horror, where he really is. Jamal encounters the beautiful Victoria who is scheming to return the queen to the throne, and falls afoul of the evil Sir Percival. Joining forces with Sir Knolte and Victoria, Jamal teaches the rebels some helpful football, golfing, and boxing moves, before he dons the armor of the awesome "Black Knight"! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Taglines:

An Adventure To The Past. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, sexual/crude humor and battle violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chevalier noir See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,102,948, 25 November 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,422,806, 31 March 2002
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The scene where Princess Regina trips over her bed sheets was not scripted, Jeannette Weegar really did trip and fall, but the director liked it so it was kept and put in the final cut. See more »

Goofs

Jamal rips off his shirt pocket to reveal his logo, but immediately afterwards, the pocket has sewn itself back on again. See more »

Quotes

Jamal: 'Tis roadkill!
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Alternate Versions

UK Version was cut by 5 secs by the distributor (potentially dangerous imitable technique (spray from an aerosol can be ignited with a lighter)) to secure a 'PG' rating. An uncut '12' rating was available. See more »

Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #29.7 (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

SOUND OFF (DUCKWORTH CHANT)
Written by Willie Duckworth, Bernard Lenzy
Performed by Martin Lawrence and Cast
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User Reviews

A Disgrace to "comedies" everywhere!!!!!!
7 January 2003 | by DominqueZarinhaSee all my reviews

This movie is a blatant disgrace to "comedies" (and I use that term lightly) everywhere. I was really stunned that people actually spent their money to see this bulls***!!! I am out of words, really, I don't know what to say because I was really appalled when I first saw it. I pray that no one would waste their money to rent and see this pile of dog s***!!! Please, if you are drunk when you're going to rent this, sober up!! If you're sober and you're going to rent this, sober up some more!! Martin Lawrence has really disappointed his fans by making this movie. I am truly disappointed!!!! Why could the film be like "Blue Streak" or "Bad Boys". Those were good movies! Very good Martin Lawrence flicks! Go rent those for a change!! I feel bad the producers and everyone to do with this film because they have made a hall-of-fame box-office flop!!! Extremely flat and disappointing, I can't use any other word but disappointing to express how I felt when I saw it. Rating-0.000000000000000000001/10!!!!! It sucks big time!!!!!


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