France, 1625: Young d'Artagnan heads to Paris to join the Musketeers but the evil cardinal's disbanded them - save 3. He meets the 3, Athos, Porthos and Aramis, and joins them on their quest to save the king and country.
The three best of the disbanded Musketeers - Athos, Porthos, and Aramis - join a young hotheaded would-be-Musketeer, D'Artagnan, to stop the Cardinal Richelieu's evil plot: to form an alliance with enemy England by way of the mysterious Milady. Rochefort, the Cardinal's right-hand man, announces the official disbanding of the King's Musketeers. Three, however, refuse to throw down their swords - Athos the fighter and drinker, Porthos the pirate and lover, and Aramis the priest and poet. Arriving in Paris to join the Musketeers, D'Artagnan uncovers the Cardinal's plans, and the four set out on a mission to protect King and Country.Written by
When Charlie Sheen's character Aramis says "See you in Calais", it is a reference to the famous General George S. Patton Jr. quote yelled at Dwight D. Eisenhower out of Patton's hotel window - three hundred years after the film is set. See more »
The copyright date (in Roman numerals) is incorrect in the end credits (it is missing an 'M'). The film shows (c) MCXCIII (1193) when it should read (c) MCMXCIII (1993). See more »
[five Cardinal's guards ride up as Athos and D'Artagnan prepare to duel]
Only a fool would try and arrest us twice in one day.
You're under arrest.
Are you coming peacefully or do you intend to resist?
Oh don't be so stupid, of course we intend to resist! Just give us a moment, all right?
[to his comrades:]
Five of them, three of us. Hardly seems fair.
Maybe we should give them a chance to surrender.
Excuse me, but there's four of us.
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Two scenes were cut from the German cinema version to secure a "Not under 12" rating (The murder of the prisoner is cut completely (ca. 13 seconds) and the death of the bald headed man in the prison at the end is shortened (ca. 6 seconds).) Second DVD release is uncut ("Not under 16") and bears the note "Uncut version" on the sleeve. See more »
One thing people who write reviews about this movie are forgetting is that this is a family movie. I love this movie. Its fun to watch. It has cool sword fights and all that good stuff. In my opinion this is my favorite version of the movie. The soundtrack was awesome. I recommend this movie to anyone who loves the Three Musketeers or just a family movie.
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