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The Legend of Zorro

Antonio Banderas reprises his role as Zorro and crosses swords (and a plethora of other weapons of death and destruction) with a political terrorist. Meanwhile, his wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones), is demanding he retire the mask and come home to their young son (Adrian Alonso). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 129
Theater Release: 27 Oct 2005
Video Release: 01 Dec 2009
MPAA Rating: PG
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The perquel to this film is The Mask of Zorro. Tyron Power played this Spanish vigilante in the 1940 movie, The Mark of Zorro. Other champions of justice to grace the silver screen include: Superman, Spiderman and the more family-friendly The Incredibles.

Home Video Extra Features

DVD Release Date: 31 January 2006
Pull the mask off this superhero movie and find out what’s behind The Legend of Zorro with this release from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Included are featurettes about the stunts and visual effects, as well as behind-the-scenes peeks at Armand’s party and playing with trains. The director and cinematographer offer an audio commentary on the film and some deleted scenes. For those fascinated by the art of filmmaking, there are also two multi-angle scene deconstructions. Presented in either wide or full screen, both DVD versions provide audio tracks in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) and French (Dolby Surround), with subtitles in English and French.

Blu-ray Release Date: 1 December 2009

The Mask of Zorro and The Legend of Zorro also releases as a 2-Disc Blu-ray Box Set with the following bonus extras:

- Commentary from Director Martin Campbell and Cinematographer Phil Meheux.

- Alternate Opening and Closing Scenes (with optional commentary).

- Deleted Scenes (with optional commentary).

- Multi-Angle Comparison

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