Ironclad

Ironclad

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Billed as a "medieval Magnificent Seven", a violent, historical action flick starring Paul Giamatti and Brian Cox. Follows a Templar Knight and a gang of warriors who withstand brutal and bloody months defending Rochester Castle from the despised King John and his army in England 1215.

2011Rating: R16, contains violence and content that may disturb121 minsUK, USA, Germany
Action

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Ironclad | Reviews

42%55 reviews

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Variety

Variety

Ironclad might be the perfect actioner for gorehound fanboys gaga for medieval trappings, but all others may find this British-American-German co-production a bit of a drag.

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Variety

Variety

Ironclad might be the perfect actioner for gorehound fanboys gaga for medieval trappings, but all others may find this British-American-German co-production a bit of a drag.

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Total Film

Total Film

A ripping yarn capably told, this cinematic history lesson may not be wholly factually sound, but scores brownie points for unflinching brutality and ruthless realism.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The action is cluttered and the story overly compressed.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Historically accurate? It's not certain everyone involved is even on the same script.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

After the first 10 minutes you just don’t care.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Medieval history lesson with lots of shattered bodies and splattered limbs.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Like all sieges, this offers moments of choppy terror and excitement followed by dull sit-it-out-and-starve spots. Straddled between uproarious schoolboy tosh and serious historical movie, this still offers enough dismemberments, royal tantrums and portcullis-rammings to make for a lively Saturday night out.

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Ironclad | Release Details

Ironclad is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV.