Eagle, The (PG-13)

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A Roman epic adventure, based on the classic novel of the same name, set in the dangerous world of second-century Britain. In 140 A.D., 20 years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander of the Ninth. Accompanied only by his British slave Esca, Marcus sets out across Hadrian's Wall into the uncharted highlands of Caledonia -- to confront its savage tribes, make peace with his father's memory, and retrieve the lost legion's golden emblem, the Eagle of the Ninth.

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Drama
1 hr. 54 min.
Opened February 11th, 2011

MovieGoer Review

The soldiers of Rome's fabled Ninth Legion may have disappeared nearly two millennia ago, but Hollywood's fascination with them remains. The Eagle, directed by Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland), is the second mid-budget action fli... MORE

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synopsis

A Roman epic adventure, based on the classic novel of the same name, set in the dangerous world of second-century Britain. In 140 A.D., 20 years after the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion Marcus Aquila arrives from Rome to solve the mystery and restore the reputation of his father, the commander of the Ninth. Accompanied only by his British slave Esca, Marcus sets out across Hadrian's Wall into the uncharted highlands of Caledonia -- to confront its savage tribes, make peace with his father's memory, and retrieve the lost legion's golden emblem, the Eagle of the Ninth.

details

Drama
1 hr. 54 min.
Opened February 11th, 2011

MovieGoer Review

The soldiers of Rome's fabled Ninth Legion may have disappeared nearly two millennia ago, but Hollywood's fascination with them remains. The Eagle, directed by Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland), is the second mid-budget action fli... MORE