The Count Of Monte Cristo

Genre:  Drama, Thriller
Running Time:  131 min.
Release Date: January 25, 2002
DVD: September 10, 2002

Current rating: Rating: 4.23
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Cast: Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Henry Cavill, Dagmara Dominczyk, James Frain, Richard Harris, Michael Wincott, Albie Woodington, Luis Guzmán


A young sailor (Caviezel)'s peaceful life and plans for marriage are shattered when he is framed by his best friend (Pearce) and sent to an infamous island prison. During the next 13 years, his sense of right and wrong deteriorate as he becomes consumed with thoughts of vengeance.

After escaping the prison with the help of another innocent inmate (Harris), he eventually assumes the identity of a mysterious, wealthy Count, and sets out to destroy the men who betrayed him.

Director: Kevin Reynolds
Studio: Buena Vista Pictures
Producer(s): Roger Birnbaum, Jonathan Glickman, Gary Barber
Screenplay: Jay Wolpert, Alexandre Dumas (novel)
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