Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven

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After his wife dies, a blacksmith named Balian is thrust into royalty, political intrigue and bloody holy wars during the Crusades in this medival epic from director Ridley Scott (Blade Runner).

2005Rating: R144 minsGermany, Morocco, Spain, UK, USAScott Free Productions, Kanzaman, Dune Films, BK, KOH, Reino del Cielo, Inside Track 3, Calle Cruzada, 20th Century Fox, Studio Babelsberg
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Kingdom of Heaven | Reviews

39%190 reviews

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Variety

Variety

Genuinely spectacular and historically quite respectable.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

William Monahan's deft script underscores the modern parallels in this story without hitting us upside the head.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

A film about holiness beset by a pedestrian spirit.

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Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

Even when the drama falters, the movie shimmers with palatial splendor, explodes with adventure and reeks with bloodshed and horror.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Ridley Scott's plaintive epic about the Crusades is an ostensibly fair-minded, even-handed account of one of the least fair-minded, even-handed chapters in human history

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

That rare big-star blockbuster... that still manages to have something relevant to say.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

A spectacular battle for Jerusalem, as only Ridley Scott could direct.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

No one should be offended except, of course, those who like movies that excite the mind as well as the pulse.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Is Orlando Bloom enough of a star to sustain a $100 million costume drama? The answer turns out to be yes.

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Herald Sun

Herald Sun

Scott also finds some space inside such heavy, hellish traffic to humanise the conflict.

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Kingdom of Heaven | Release Details

Kingdom of Heaven is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV and Disney+.